Something New
by Wiz Khalifa (featuring Ty Dolla $ign)

Album: Rolling Papers 2 (2017)
Charted: 92
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  • This song finds Wiz Khalifa teaming up with his Taylor Gang labelmate Ty Dolla $ign to deliver a laid-back hip-hop track. Wiz addresses a lady that he is attracted to, telling her what would happen should she leave her current man and give him a chance.

    Get a lot of paper, I know
    But you ain't into that
    You like real facts
    Like, if you show love, you gon' get it back

    Wiz explained to Genius: "I was able to write this song and verse because I'm inspired by the person that I'm spending my time with. At that point when we started to get to know each other I realized that she don't really give a f--- about none of this s--t."

    "That's the type of girl that I'm into," he added. "It's not like I'm meeting a bunch of girls, but when I meet that certain one, that's who I'm gonna focus on and put my time into."
  • Ty Dolla $ign croons the second verse and the hook. He also has fallen in love with someone new and he tells his lady that if she's looking for a "real one," she needs to search no further.
  • The beat is courtesy of Chicago producer Hitmaka (formerly Yung Berg), who has racked up credits on songs like Big Sean's "Bounce Back " and several of Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint tracks including "Want Some More."

    Wiz explained to Genius that he'd rented out a studio room next to Hitmaka's and one day he popped him to see him and the Chicago producer played him this song. "It already had Ty singing on the hook and Ty's verse," he added. "I was like "Holy f--- that s--t is crazy.' I jumped in there and recorded my verse and it took me like 5 minutes."
  • Hitmaka samples Zapp's 1985 track "Computer Love," which features Shirley Murdock and The Gap Band's Charlie Wilson.
  • The song's music video finds Wiz Khalifa and Ty Dolla $ign hosting a star-studded party in the hills, during which some of the beautiful models rob Wiz behind his back. Among the celebs that make cameos in the clip are Jamie Foxx, Juicy J, Lil Dicky, Demi Lovato, Jason Derulo, O.T. Genasis, Juicy J, Lil Dicky, G-Eazy, and former UFC star Chuck Liddel.


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