Get on Your Knees
by Nicki Minaj (featuring Ariana Grande)

Album: The Pinkprint (2014)
Charted: 88
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  • This song features Ariana Grande, who has form for collaborating with rappers. Her breakthrough single "The Way" features some rhymes from Mac Miller, "Fancy" was a successful collaboration with Iggy Azalea, and she has also worked several times with her boyfriend Big Sean.
  • Asked on Twitter before the song's release what it is like, Minaj replied: "Sexxxy."
  • Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande collaborated previously in 2014 alongside Jessie J on the "Bang Bang" single.
  • Katy Perry helped write the hook. Nicki Minaj gives the "Roar" singer a shutout at the end of the second verse when she raps: "Got me seein' them fireworks, I'm on my Kate Perry."
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