Story of Song The stories behind the hits Novellic
Lyric Music

Super Bass

Nicki Minaj

Album Pink Friday

It is the best song of 2011 as selected by Billboard Magazine, the editors of the magazine said: “Pop’s perfect storm in 2011, and the song that rightfully made Nicki a star.” In an interview with MTV News, Nicki Minaj explained the meaning of the song, she said: “Super Bass’ is about the boy that you are crushing over.” Minaj then added: “And you kind of want to get your mack on, but you’re taking the playful approach.” Minaj continued to explain the focus behind the visual in the video, she added: “I just wanted to do something real colorful and cutesy. This is an icy world, it’s a sexy world, it’s a playful world. Of course I have lots of eye candy for my girls and my boys.”

Release Date: April 5, 2011

Songwriter/s: Onika Maraj – Daniel Johnson – Ester Dean

Label: Young Money – Cash Money – Universal Motown

Chart Rankings: In the UK, the song peaked at number 8 on the Official Charts Company and at number 3 on the R&B Charts. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) certified it Platinum for sales over 600, 000 copies. In the US, it was the most streamed song with 84 million times. It reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 2 on the Hot Rap Songs, number 3 on the Mainstream Top 40 and topped the US Rhythmic Charts. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it 8 times Platinum for sales over 5 million copies. ‘Super Bass’ reached the top 10 charts in several countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, New Zealand and Scotland. In Australia it was certified 6 times Platinum, in Norway it was certified Double Platinum and in New Zealand it was certified Platinum.

Artist’s age on Release Date: Onika Tanya Maraj aka Nicki Minaj was 29 years old when she released this song.

Cover Versions: Selena Gomez – Julie Anne, Japs – Karmin – JFla – Megan Nicole and DeStorm – Drew Taylor – Jake Coco – Tyler Ward and Crew (Alex G & Eppic) – Eddyistheman – Niykee Heaton – Taton & Bambam – Other amateur artists covered this song on Youtube.

Added by FA

  • Share:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *