No Lie
by Sean Paul (featuring Dua Lipa)

Album: Mad Love: The Prequel (2016)
Charted: 10

Songfacts®:

  • This club banger finds Sean Paul getting lit in the club. "A lot of what inspires me, especially with my flow, is the beat itself," he explained to Genius. "When I hear the beat, in my mind, I picture the lady dancing. How she dances to it. A fine looking lady. So those lyrics kind of come out. It's mostly to do with that."

    "When a track is bouncing like this one was, it just made me picture stilettos and just a T-shirt," Paul added. "Or something like that. I just spit at it like that. I'm kind of speaking to her and also to the crowd. It's like, 'You're hot as hell' and, 'Look how she hot.'"
  • British-Albanian singer Dua Lipa joins Paul on the song. "I haven't known a lot of her music," Paul admitted. "But when I do hear her voice - that's the first thing to me. There's a lot of people that come at me with the new artists or acts, and it's like maybe this song is dope, but I don't love the voice or just the tone of the person. Just the look of her whole vibe and her voice is dope. Her voice is the first thing that really spoke to me. The tone and the vibe were very sexy, so I was there from the beginning."
  • Dua Lipa explained to NME how she came to work with Sean Paul. "The song was written by Sean and two of my friends, Emily (Warren) and Andrew Jackson. I was just having lunch with Emily and she played me the song – and I immediately loved it," she recalled. "A few weeks later, Emily asked if I wanted to cut it and I couldn't say no because 'Baby Boy' by Beyoncé was just replaying in my head. One thing led to another, we recorded the song, then we hung out."

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