Album: The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2 (2013)


  • This song finds JT teaming up with Jay Z for the sixth time in 2013. Timberlake provided vocals on four of Hova's Magna Carta Holy Grail tracks as well as the song that helped kick off the former 'N Sync star's comeback, "Suit & Tie." "Murder" was actually recorded before "Suit & Tie."
  • The song finds Timberlake describing a girl whose love is powerful that he would gladly get down with until she put him six feet under. The menace of the track matches with the singer's descriptions that The 20/20 Experience Part 2 is the "hotter, evil, twin sister" of its predecessor, The 20/20 Experience, and has a darker edge to it.


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