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Super Bass
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Super Bass

Nicki Minaj
Album:
Pink Friday

Song Meaning and Background of Super Bass by Nicki Minaj


Minaj had surprised fans of her raunchy, skills-flaunting mixtapes on her debut album.


She was a new kind of rapper, one who could sing her own hooks without appearing soft.


"Super Bass" is a song by rapper Nicki Minaj from the deluxe version of her debut studio album, Pink Friday released in 2010.


According to Minaj, the song's lyrics detail the story of a playful romance between a man and a woman.

While being interviewed by MTV News during the video shoot for the single, Minaj explained the song's concept, stating: "'Super Bass' is about the boy that you are crushing over, And you kind of want to get your mack on, but you're taking the playful approach."


"Super Bass" was co-written by Minaj, Ester Dean, Roahn Hylton, and Daniel "Kane Beatz" Johnson, who produced the song alongside J MIKE.


The song peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and in New Zealand, as well as number six in Australia and Canada. It also reached number eight on the UK Singles Chart.


Lyrics of Super Bass by Nicki Minaj


This one is for the boys with the booming system

Top down, AC with the cooling system

When he come up in the club, he be blazin' up

Got stacks on deck like he savin' up

 

And he ill, he real, he might got a deal

He pop bottles and he got the right kind of build

He cold, he dope, he might sell coke

He always in the air, but he never fly coach

 

He a motherfucking trip, trip, sailor of the ship, ship

When he make it drip, drip kiss him on the lip, lip

That's the kind of dude I was lookin' for

And yes you'll get slapped if you're lookin' hoe

 

I said, excuse me, you're a hell of a guy

I mean my, my, my, my you're like pelican fly

I mean, you're so shy and I'm loving your tie

You're like slicker than the guy with the thing on his eye, oh

 

Yes I did, yes I did, somebody please tell him who the F I is

I am Nicki Minaj, I mack them dudes up, back coupes up, and chuck the deuce up

 

[Ester Dean & Nicki Minaj:]

Boy, you got my heartbeat runnin' away

Beating like a drum and it's coming your way

Can't you hear that boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass?

You got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

Yeah, that's the super bass

 

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

 

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass

 

This one is for the boys in the polos

Entrepreneur niggas and the moguls

He could ball with the crew, he could solo

But I think I like him better when he dolo

And I think I like him better with the fitted cap on

He ain't even gotta try to put the mack on

He just gotta give me that look, when he give me that look

Then the panties comin' off, off, uh

 

Excuse me, you're a hell of a guy you know I really got a thing for American guys

I mean, sigh, sickenin' eyes I can tell that you're in touch with your feminine side, oh

 

Yes I did, yes I did, somebody please tell him who the F I is

I am Nicki Minaj, I mack them dudes up, back coupes up, and chuck the deuce up

 

[Ester Dean & Nicki Minaj:]

Boy, you got my heartbeat runnin' away

Beating like a drum and it's coming your way

Can't you hear that boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass?

You got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

Yeah, that's the super bass

 

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

 

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass

 

See I need you in my life for me to stay

know, know, know, know, know, I know you'll stay

No, no, no, no, no, don't go away (ay-ay)

 

Boy, you got my heartbeat runnin' away

Don't you hear that heartbeat comin' your way?

Oh, it be like, boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

Can't you hear that boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass?

 

[Ester Dean & Nicki Minaj:]

Boy, you got my heartbeat runnin' away

Beating like a drum and it's coming your way

Can't you hear that boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass?

You got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

Yeah, that's the super bass

 

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

Boom [8x]

(You got that super bass)

 

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass

Boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass

He got that super bass


Release Date

2010

Songwriter/s

Minaj, Ester Dean, Roahn Hylton, and Daniel "Kane Beatz" Johnson

Producer/s

Bangladesh, Blackout Movement, Drew Money, J.R. Rotem, Kane Beatz, Pop & Oak, Skyz Muzik, Swizz Beatz, T-Minus, will.i.am

Label/s

Young Money, Cash Money

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