That Could Be Us

Album: The Day After Tomorrow (2012)
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  • The second single from Maino's sophomore album, The Day After Tomorrow, finds him in love. He imagines the object of his affections living with him in happiness like famous couples such as Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, and Barack and Michelle Obama and he tells her, "That, could be us."
  • The Brooklyn rapper explained the story behind the song during an appearance on 106 & Park: "Everybody knows I make street music, I make records coming from the hood, but I was going out on tour and I was seeing a lot of females and they was like, 'Maino, when you gon' give us a female record that we could be proud about?'," he revealed. "And it challenged me to go out and make a record dedicated to females."
  • The song features vocals from up-and-coming R&B singer Robbie Nova, who has opened for such acts like Akon, Ne-Yo and Soulja Boy.

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