5% Tint

Album: Astroworld (2018)
Charted: 36
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Songfacts®:

  • This song finds Travis Scott spitting rhymes about his favorite topics of drugs, sex and cars. The song title refers to Houston legend Slim Thug's line "Five percent tint so you can't see up in my window" from his verse on Mike Jones' 2004 single "Still Tippin'."
  • The production, courtesy of FKi 1st, samples the piano riff from Goodie Mob's "Cell Therapy." The Atlanta beatmaker first collaborated with Scott when he supplied the instrumentation for the Houston rapper's Days Before Rodeo track "Drugs You Should Try It" with the help of fellow producer Charlie Handsome. FKi 1st also contributed to the production of the Astroworld cut "R.I.P. Screw."

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