The Night Is Still Young

Album: The Pinkprint (2014)
Charted: 31

Songfacts®:

  • This dance-pop track is a collaboration with Dr. Luke, one of five songs that the American hitmaker contributed towards The Pinkprint.
  • When Minaj was asked to describe the song in one word during a Twitter Q&A, she actually replied with four - "makes me come alive."
  • Minaj told Complex that The Pinkprint was inspired after Jay Z's 2001 album The Blueprint, but just the name. "People keep asking me about Jay's The Blueprint and they think I'm doing something like that," said Young Money's First Lady. "I made reference to the 'The Blueprint' because Jay is the biggest rapper of our time. The name of the album was inspired by Jay, but not the body of work."
  • The song's music video shows Nicki Minaj enjoying the night and showcasing some choreographed dancing under a gigantic glowing moon. The clip shares certain similarities with Minaj's "Super Bass" - in both instances she's showcasing pink wigs, neon costumes and tight dance moves.

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