Fire Burns

Album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (2012)
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Songfacts®:

  • This electropop jam finds Nicki nursing heartbreak as she laments a two-timing ex. She wishes bad karma on her former lover as she sings, "I hope you lay down in your sleep and you choke on every lie you told, and when you're reaching out for me you'll see you reap everything you sow."
  • Los Angeles-based Turkish-American record producer "Oak" Felder and his partner, Andrew "Pop" Wansel, provided the song's beat. The pair also helmed Minaj's singles "Your Love" and "Right By My Side."

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