Text From Your Ex
by Tinie Tempah (featuring Tinashe)

Album: Youth (2017)
Charted: 23
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Songfacts®:

  • This smoothed-out tale of revenge finds Tinie Tempah's girlfriend being warned by his ex that she is back on the scene and he is having sex with her.

    I got a text from your ex, boy
    She said to look through your texts, boy
    I'm not the kind of girl to snoop but I had a feeling to
    And now I'm looking for my next boy


    Now the girlfriend has discovered she is being cheated on, she is looking for a new boyfriend.
  • American R&B singer Tinashe sings the hook as Tempah's cheated on girlfriend. She is best known for her solo single "2 On" and vocal contribution to Snakehips' hit "All My Friends."
  • Tinie Tempah wrote the song with:

    Norwegian singer-songwriter Ina Wroldsen, who is best known for co-penning many of The Saturdays UK hits, as well as Shontelle's internationally successful song "Impossible" and Calvin Harris' hit tune "How Deep Is Your Love."

    London-based singer-songwriter and DJ Jax Jones, who first came to the fore when he supplied guest vocals on Duke Dumont's UK chart-topping 2014 single "I Got U." He had his own hit single with "You Don't Know Me." Jax Jones also produced this song.

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