You Ain't Got Nuthin

Album: Tha Carter III (2008)
Charted: 81
Play Video


  • This street song features the rappers Fabolous and Juelz Santana.
  • This was produced by Alchemist, who told Rhapsody about this track: "Wayne showed me love every time I saw him over the years at awards shows or whatever. He had rhymed on a couple Mobb beats [for freestyles] back in the day. I made ["You Ain't Got Nuthin"] after [Cam'ron track] 'Wet Wipes.' I was grabbing keyboard sounds like samples and chopping them up and treating them like loops. I was working on it for my album and I wanted to get Wayne on. Fab set it off and he just killed it in the beginning. Then Juelz got on the joint. Obviously Weezy messes with them as artists so he was cool to do the collabo. I sent it to him to get on it and he sent it back with a verse. A couple days later [his people] called like, 'We want to try and use this for his album.' When we got up to mix the record, he showed me nothing but love. I went out there to politic with him while he was in Atlanta. We started the mix, but Wayne wasn't at the mix the whole time. They had another studio down the block and he was over there laying like five songs."

Comments: 2

  • Alejandro from Sacramento, Catight song-but lil wayne should've added a ittle kick to his verse in this song even though his part still is sick like all his other songs. Faboloous and Juelz Santana keep their lines with tha beat-but its true, hataz aint got nuthin on WEEZY F BABY. who knos whats in store for THA CARTER IV!
  • Kane from Wytheville, Vayou aint got nothing on me!
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Curt Kirkwood of Meat Puppets

Curt Kirkwood of Meat PuppetsSongwriter Interviews

The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged.

Def Leppard Quiz

Def Leppard QuizMusic Quiz

Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.

Muhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he Inspired

Muhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he InspiredSong Writing

Before he was the champ, Ali released an album called I Am The Greatest!, but his musical influence is best heard in the songs he inspired.

Grammar In Lyrics

Grammar In LyricsMusic Quiz

Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?

Gavin Rossdale of Bush

Gavin Rossdale of BushSongwriter Interviews

On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."

British Invasion

British InvasionFact or Fiction

Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.