Unusual

Album: Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010)
Charted: 68

Songfacts®:

  • This track features Canadian rapper Drake. For this song Trey teamed up once again with Drake producer Noah "40" Shebib (he also worked on their previous collaboration "Successful"). Songz told MTV News that he wanted to take their previous success a step further. "The thing with Drake and I is, after the last album having a record like 'Invented Sex,' which was such a powerful title and power collaboration for the both of us, I wanted to do something that took it to the next level, and I think this record does that."
  • Songz explained the song to MTV News: "The 'usual' is whatever is expected. 'I know you're tired of the usual,' that's what the song is saying, 'I could give you more than the usual,'" he continued, reciting the song's chorus. "The 'unusual' is spoken about all through the record: That's rooftops. That's pool tables. That's car hoods. That's restaurant bathrooms — that's taking it beyond. That's spontaneity."

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