American songwriter Joelle James first wrote "Boo'd Up" in originally for herself. She later looked for an artist to give the song to, eventually giving it to Ella Mai after feeling that "synergy of it would be perfect for her. Mai originally released the song in February as part of the Ready EP. After Mai served as the opening act on Kehlani 's tour, her music reached a bigger audience and the song grew on radio airplay in the spring of In support of the song and its commercial success, Mai announced a concert tour titled the Boo'd Up Tour in the US during the month of August.
In December , Billboard magazine ranked "Boo'd Up" as the third best song of the year. An accompanying music video for the song, directed by Nick Walker, premiered via Mai's Vevo channel on 26 April The remix version of the song features newly added verses and lyrics by both Quavo and Minaj and marks the second collaboration between the two. Its music was also slightly modified with several parts being reorganized and changed. The music of "Boo'd Up" is mostly kept the same as the original, with the sound being slightly altered and several parts reorganized.
The remix also contains a reference to Minaj's hit, " Super Bass ". The remix comes to a close with a faux recorded phone conversation between Quavo and Minaj. She asks him to be picked up from somewhere but he's actually already outside. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Interscope Young Money. Rolling Stone.
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