Gotta Have It

Album: Watch The Throne (2011)
Charted: 69

Songfacts®:

  • This Neptunes produced track is one of several on Watch The Throne that addresses black on black violence.
  • The song contains samples from three different James Brown's tracks: "Don't Tell A Lie About Me and I Won't Tell The Truth About You," "People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul" and "Your Thang."
  • When Jay-Z raps, "I'm planking on a million," he's referring to the planking craze that was big at the time where people would lie face down in strange places and have someone take their picture. Always looking for new ways to express his wealth, Jay found a way to do it with the latest internet meme.

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