Supastars

Album: Culture II (2018)
Charted: 53
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Songfacts®:

  • This bumping club track features Migos' usual choppy, ad lib-heavy flow. On the hook Quavo sings about Migos' lifestyle now they are rich and famous:

    Superstars, superstars, superstars out
    Brand new cars (skrrt), we buy the bar now


    How convenient for Quavo that "brand new cars" and buying "the bar" rhymes with "supastars"!
  • Takeoff rhymes about the infamous 1920s and 30s mobster Al Capone (a.k.a. Scarface) during his verse:

    Camera phone, Scarface, Al Capone (Al Capone)
    Turn your lights off, nigga, we've been on (been on)
    Came from my block and growed up, guess I'm homegrown (homegrown).


    Capone is frequently name-checked in rap music, earning shoutouts on songs like:

    "Ready Or Not" by Fugees ("So while you're imitating Al Capone, I'll be Nina Simone.")

    "Karate Chop" by Future ("Al Capone, John Gotti was a nigga idol.")

    "3 Kings" by Rick Ross ("All black on my Al Capone s--t.")

    "Pop That" by French Montana (That's gangsta, Al Capone.")

    "Big For Your Boots" by Stormzy ("You're not Al Capone, you'll get boxed.")

    "Immortal" by J. Cole ("And I'm goin' out like Scarface in his last scene.")
  • The melodic, Nintendo 64-sounding trap is courtesy of Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E. and Buddah Bless, two producers who have previously collaborated with Migos.

    Michigan born Carlton Mays, Jr., professionally known as Da Honorable C.N.O.T.E., is perhaps best known for producing "New Level " by A$AP Ferg, as well as Travis Scott's "Way Back," and Rich the Kid and Migos' own "Dat Way."

    Buddah Bless' first ever placement was supplying the woodwind instrumental for 2 Chainz's "Big Amount." He also supplied the beat for Migos' Culture track "Call Casting."

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