As promised, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande released their new collaborative single this morning. “Bed” is a sultry and luxuriously produced track, backed by a soft bassline and adorned with gentle synths. Grande holds down the hook—”I got a bed / With your name on it”—and Minaj works through a Lil Wayne reference before landing on a shout-out to her friend Zayn: “I watch him fuck it up / Look at him luckin’ up / I said you need some thick skin, baby, suck it up / He go insane on it, I put my fame on it / Coulda put Zayn on it, but I put your name on it.”
Listen to “Bed” at the top of the page. The song is expected to appear on Minaj’s forthcoming album, Queen.
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