Born To Be Wild

Album: not released on an album (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • This single by Sean Kingston finds him singing about a girl who when he was "a player in the game of love," she "turned the tables around" and now he's a loyal lover.
  • The song features rapper Nicki Minaj, who closes the track in the guise of her British alter ego Martha. The pair previously collaborated on 2010's "Letting Go (Dutty Love)."
  • After commencing with the sound of an elephant, the track proceeds to sample The Tokens 1960 hit about another wild animal, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."
  • Minaj name-checks British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey when she spits: "I've been known to eat these rappers/ Cook 'em like Chef Ramsey."
  • This has absolutely nothing to do with the classic 1969 Steppenwolf rock track of the same title.

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