Swish Swish

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About Swish Swish

"Swish Swish" is a song by American singer Katy Perry featuring American rapper Nicki Minaj for Perry's fifth studio album, Witness (2017). It was written by Perry, Duke Dumont, Sarah Hudson, PJ "Promnite" Sledge, Minaj and Brittany Hazzard, while being produced by Dumont, with additional production by Sledge and Noah "Mailbox" Passovoy and vocal production by Passovoy. The song was initially released as a promotional single on May 19, 2017, and later as the album's third single. "Swish Swish" is a house-inspired EDM and hip hop song that samples "Star 69" by Fatboy Slim which in turn samples "I Get Deep" by Roland Clark. A song about fighting against bullies, "Swish Swish" uses basketball metaphors to talk about overcoming hateful people and thriving. Multiple media outlets suspected that the song was a response to Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood", which was believed to be about Perry. Music critics were divided with "Swish Swish"; some praised the track's empowering environment, while others criticized its lyrics. However, Minaj's verses were applauded. Commercially, "Swish Swish" reached the top 10 in the Philippines and Scotland, the top 20 in Belgium (Wallonia), Canada, Hungary, and the United Kingdom, and the top 30 in Australia, France, Ireland, and the Netherlands. 


Year:
2017
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They know what is what
But they don't know what is what
They just strut
What the f*ck?

A tiger
Don't lose no sleep
Don't need opinions
From a shellfish or a sheep
Don't you come for me
No, not today (woah)
You're calculated
I got your number
'Cause you're a joker
And I'm a courtside killer queen
And you will kiss the ring
You best believe

So keep calm, honey, I'ma stick around
For more than a minute, get used to it
Funny my name keeps comin' out your mouth
'Cause I stay winning
Lay 'em up like

Swish, swish, bish
Another one in the basket (basket, woah, basket, woah)
Can't touch this
Another one in the casket (casket, woah, casket)

Your game is tired
You should retire
You're 'bout as cute as
An old coupon expired (woah, woah)
And karma's not a liar
She keeps receipts

So keep calm, honey, I'ma stick around
For more than a minute, get used to it
Funny my name keeps comin' out your mouth
'Cause I stay winning
Lay 'em up like

Swish, swish, bish
Another one in the basket (basket, woah, basket, woah)
Can't touch this
Another one in the casket (casket, woah, casket, let's go, woah)
Swish, swish, bish
Another one in the basket (basket, woah, basket, woah)
Can't touch this
Another one in the casket (casket, woah, casket, woah)

They know what is what
But they don't know what is what
Katy Perry (woah)
They just know what is what
Young Money
But they don't know what is what (what, woah)
They just know what is what
But they don't know what is what (woah)
They just strut
Hahaha, yo
What the f*ck? (Woah)

Pink Ferragamo sliders on deck
Silly rap beefs just get me more checks
My life is a movie, I'm never off set
Me and my amigos (no, not Offset)
Swiss swish, aww I got them upset
But my shooters'll make 'em dance like dubstep
Swiss, swish, aww, my haters is obsessed
'Cause I make M's, they get much less
Don't be tryna double back
I already despise you (yeah)
All that fake love you showin'
Couldn't even disguise you, yo, yo
Ran? When? Nicki gettin' tan
Mirror mirror who's the fairest bitch in all the land?
Damn, man, this bitch is a Stan
The generous queen'll kiss a fan
Ass goodbye, I'ma be riding by
I'ma tell my Biggz, yeah that's the guy
A star's a star, da ha da ha
They never thought the swish god would take it this far
Get my pimp cup, this is pimp shit, baby
I only rock with queens, so I'm makin' hits with Katy

Swish, swish, bish
Another one in the basket (and another one, and another one) (basket, woah, basket, woah)
Can't touch this (can't touch this)
Another one in the casket (and another one, and another one) (casket, woah, casket, woah)

They know what is what
Do they know?
But they don't know what is what
They just know what is what (woah)
But they don't know what is what (woah)
They just know what is what
But they don't know what is what
They just strut (woah)
What the (woah)

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Katy Perry

Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Perry was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California around the influence of goth music. more »

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Written by: BRITTANY TALI HAZZARD, COMPOSER AUTHOR UNKNOWN, DUKE DUMONT, KATY PERRY, ONIKA TANYA MARAJ, PAUL MICHAEL JR SLEDGE, SARAH THERESA HUDSON

Lyrics © CYPMP, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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