Mon 18 Mar 2013
I like how this two-part interlude has Hit Boy (along with Planet VI, who did Rihanna’s “Pour It Up”) basically making a gumbo of every genre you could think of…there’s a lil’ electronic dance, some trap clack, R&B, bounce, Houston screw, opera, trance, and dub. *Timbaland and Polow da Don apparently produced the “I Been On” part. With The Dream also involved. See update*
But most of all…Beware when Beyonce tells all the other girls who do this…how she really feels about herself.
The King Bey stans are floppin’ right now like a pack of asthmatics at bikram yoga. I can’t blame them. When have you ever heard her flexing her status like this?
“Bitch I been on…I remember my baby hair with my dookie braids…shout out to Willie D. I was in that Willie D video when I was about 14. Lookin’ crazy. Shout out to Pimp C. We used to sneak and listen to that U.G.K.“
Instant hard rap extra cred. x 1000. She knows what’s up.
UPDATE: our boy Illionaire tweeted that Timbaland actually produced the second part of this song, “I Been On.” Really interesting! It has all the classic Houston vocal effects and swangers sounds on that side.
So the “Bow Down” part is produced by Hit Boy and Planet 6. While “I Been Down” is produced by Timbo, Polow da Don, Sonny Digital, with The Dream as well. A lot of producers for 3:34 minutes of music; )
Oh, and the It’s The Real boys scoured youtube for Beyonce’s Willie D video cameo…Check out what they found…
And Hear Beyonce’s “Bow Down”, produced by Hitboy/Timbaland…
After the jump
New Music: Beyoncé – “Bow Down/I Been On” (prod. by Hit-Boy and Timbaland)
“I took some time to live my life, but don’t think I’m just his little wife. Don’t get it twisted, get it twisted. This my shit. Bow Down Bitches. H-Town Vicious.”
The only Willie D video I found w/ young kids dancing in a parking lot was 1989’s “Bald Headed Hoes,” when Bey was 8: youtube.com/watch?v=K7MMn2…
— ItsTheReal (@itsthereal) March 17, 2013
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