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Wait a Minute!



“Wait a Minute!” is the thirteenth track from WILLOW (Willow Smith) and her debut neo-funk album “ARDIPTHECUS”, which was released in 2015. Written by Smith and James Chul Rim, with Rim also producing the track, “Wait A Minute!” has proved to be WILLOW’s most well-known and loved tracks.

“Wait a Minute!” shows Willow trying to convince her lover to wait with her and for her, as well as discussing the trials and tribulations of loving someone; the pain, the fun and the excitement.

There is currently no music video for the track, however the audio upload on YouTube has 33.2 million views and well over half a million likes.

The lyrics to “Wait A Minute!” can be accessed here: LINK

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Release Date

11th December 2015


WILLOW & James Chul Rim


James Chul Rim


Roc Nation

Chart Rankings

Despite the track having over 187 million streams on Spotify, “Wait a Minute!” failed to reach the mainstream charts


    May 12, 2022 at 12:51 pm

    The rhythm and her voice carries the song, like that bass with the drums and that solo guitar just beautiful. I have to say this has become a personal favorite that I keep going back to. It brings me both joy and pain listing to it. 10/10 for me.

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