Might Be

Album: Single release only (2016)
Charted: 78

Songfacts®:

  • DJ Luke Nasty got his start as a member of the 336 Boyz out of High Point, North Carolina. He flips here Anderson Paak's Venice track "Might Be" turning it into a rap freestyle.
  • The song samples Atlanta R&B quartet Xscape's 1995 tune "Who Can I Run To."
  • Luke Nasty first came across Anderson Paak's version in the summer of 2015. He recalled to Billboard magazine: "One of my homeboys showed me one of his girls in Texas - it wasn't nothing crazy. I heard ['Might Be'] in the background, she was dancing to it. I was just like, 'Oh, that's pretty dope.'"
  • When Nasty decided to redo the song, he decided to produce it himself. "I didn't like how it sounded anyway," he said. "I wanted it to hit harder, and for the sound to be much clearer. And I understood the tempo: I wanted the BPM to be 74, because [Fetty Wap's] 'Trap Queen' was coming down, and [Yo Gotti's] 'Down in The DM' was going up. Me being a DJ, I was like, 'This is going to be a dope transition record.' I didn't even think it was going to be a single."
  • Nasty originally just remade the song for his own personal pleasure. "It was like, let me do it so I can ride home to it," he explained. "I play new music at the club all the time, so when I ride home, it's just my time: to listen to my music, listen to old school music, just vibe out. So when I made it, I had it for like two months before I even put it on my SoundCloud, just vibing to it. I thought it was pretty dope."

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