I Don't Mind

Album: UR (2014)
Charted: 8 11

Songfacts®:

  • This bouncy ode to a stripper finds Usher crooning reassuring words for his special lady who works the pole. "I think it's about having a good time," Usher told Radio.com. "When you start hearing records like (T-Pain's) 'I'm in Luv With a Stripper,' it paved the way for this. It's pretty direct: 'Shorty, I don't mind if you dance on the pole, that don't make you a hoe.' Go get your money! No judgment. The intention of the record isn't to be disrespectful, it's supposed to be fun."
  • Juicy J raps the third verse of this smooth love ballad. The former Three Six Mafia spitter has a penchant for strip club anthems having broken through as a solo artist with "Bandz A Make Her Dance."
  • The ad-libs heard throughout the track are from the Atlanta hip-hop trio Migos.
  • The song was produced by Dr. Luke, who had Juicy J in mind when he did the beat. The rapper told Billboard magazine: "Luke was trying to get me on it, but I was on tour. I was trying to go to a big studio to do it, but he was like, "You did 'Bandz A Make Her Dance' in a hotel room, right?" I was like, 'Yeah -- I did it in a closet.' So I went to a hotel room and recorded it on a cheap-ass $200 mic. Usher loved it, but later on, I went to a studio and redid it."

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  • Reagan from MalawiI like Usher's songs
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