Bitter
by Summer Walker (featuring Cardi B)

Album: Still Over It (2021)
Charted: 48 25
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Songfacts®:

  • This song introduces Summer Walker's second album, Still Over It. The record takes inspiration from the singer's complicated relationship with London on da Track, the producer of her debut record Over It. The album sees the singer become pregnant with his baby, get frustrated when he won't commit, then break up with him.
  • Here, Walker addresses her ongoing social media feuds with London on da Track's exes, Eboni Ivorii and Erica Racine. Both women had children with London and they accused the producer of being an uncaring father.
  • Cardi B ends the song with a spoken-word passage where she expresses her support for Walker. Via voicemail, she encourages her to stay clear of the pettiness and instead put the drama into her music. A high-pitched sample of Jhene Aiko's "Wasted Love Freestyle" backs Cardi's narration.
  • Walker and Cardi B wrote the song with rapper Derez De'Shon, veteran producer/songwriter Sean Garrett, producer Aubrey "Boobie" Robinson, London on da Track, and Arsenio Archer.
  • Walker's on-off romantic partner London on da Track has nine production credits on Still Over It, but this is the only song where he has a writing credit as well. When London suggested on social media he is the first producer "to get paid off his own diss album," Walker responded by slamming her ex. She alleged he barely contributed to the album apart from "sprinkling a wind chime effect on a song that was already done." Instead, he handpicked the producers, and let them do all the work while he attached his name to the songs.

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