Album: Doggumentary Music (2010)
Charted: 4
  • This is the second single to be released from rapper Snoop Dogg's 11th studio album, Doggumentary Music. The song was produced by Electro-pop duo The Cataracs, who are best known for their work on Far East Movement's chart-topper, "Like a G6."
  • Snoop explained that the song was inspired by the announcement on November 16, 2010 of Prince William's engagement to Kate Middleton and his anticipation at being invited to play at the heir to the throne's stag party: "When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William's marriage, I knew I had to give them a little something," he explained. "'Wet' is the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin'." We wonder if Snoop is angling for a knighthood?
  • The song is an ode to oral sex, which Snoop says is a sequel of sorts to his 2008 hit "Sexual Eruption," so it is unlikely the British royals will ever embrace the R-rated track.
  • An edited version, entitled "Sweat" was released to US urban radio stations on January 11, 2011.
  • A remix was made by David Guetta using the censored "Sweat" title. The French DJ's version was released as a single in the UK and across continental Europe, as well as Australia. The remix samples Felix' 1992 club hit "Don't You Want Me."


Be the first to comment...

Brenda RussellSongwriter Interviews

Brenda talks about the inspiration that drove her to write hit songs like "Get Here" and "Piano in the Dark," and why a lack of formal music training can be a songwriter's best asset.

British InvasionFact or Fiction

Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.

Ron and Russell Mael of SparksSongwriter Interviews

The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.

Colin HaySongwriter Interviews

Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.

Vanessa CarltonSongwriter Interviews

The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.

Yacht Rock QuizFact or Fiction

Christopher Cross with Deep Purple? Kenny Loggins in Caddyshack? A Fact or Fiction all about yacht rock and those who made it.