Six Feet Under
by The Weeknd (featuring Future)

Album: Starboy (2016)
Charted: 43 34

Songfacts®:

  • "Six Feet Under" is a phrase of US origin dating from the 1930s, meaning dead and buried. It refers to the standard depth of hole when digging to bury a body. The Weeknd sings here about a money-hungry woman motivated to the extent that she is gonna get that "f---in paper" even if she meets her demise doing so.
  • Beyoncé and Weeknd's "6 Inch" has a similar theme. That song finds the Texan songstress and the Canadian crooner singing about hard-working women using 6-inch heels as a symbol of wealth and power.
  • Future joins The Weeknd on the hook. The Toronto singer's cadence and flow, as well as some of the lyrics are similar to their collaboration "Low Life." As "Low Life" producer Metro Boomin also helped craft this song, it has been suggested that the two tracks came from the same studio sessions.

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