What That Speed Bout!?

Album: Michael (2020)
Charted: 35

Songfacts®:

  • Here, Nicki Minaj and YoungBoy Never Broke Again rap fiery verses over Mike WiLL Made-It's dynamic trap-pop beat. The producer released the song on November 6, 2020 as the second single from his Michael album.
  • YoungBoy performs the majority of the song, rapping the chorus and two verses. The first verse finds him ready to please his girlfriend; during the second he flexes his coupe and Forgiato shoes.
  • The song title comes from the last line of YoungBoy's wild-eyed hook.

    I got seven figures bouncin' in the car, it look like switches
    Let's have a drink out, after that, we can leave out
    I leave the club, drivin' fast, baby, what that speed 'bout?
  • Nicki Minaj's gritty verse finds her flexing about her big diamonds and taking shots at her "bitter" exes.
  • The song marks the first collaboration between YoungBoy Never Broke Again and Nicki Minaj. Fans had anticipated their hookup for two years after the rapper previously paid homage to the Queen Barbz on his 2018 single "Nicki Minaj."
  • Edgar Esteves and Austin McCraken directed the futuristic video that shows Mike Will portraying a mad scientist building rap cyborgs of Minaj and YoungBoy. Minaj, who was pregnant at the time, is decked in a lime green two-piece set with her baby bump on display.

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