Freakin' It

Will Smith

About Freakin' It

"Freakin' It" is the third and final single taken from American rapper Will Smith's second studio album, Willennium. The single was released on March 22, 2000. The song was written and composed by Smith with a selection of other songwriters, including those of the Diana Ross chart single "Love Hangover," whose fast-paced bassline it samples, and was produced by two of those others, "Trackmasters" Samuel Barnes and Lennie Bennett. The single peaked at number 15 on the UK Singles Chart.  


Year:
2002
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Uh, uh
I'm bout to freak this
Ha, ha, ha, ha
What? What? What? What?
Uh, Big Will, uh I'm bout to freak this
What you want me to freak this>
Just peep it while I freak this,
Aight, aight

I'm bout to freak this full out the king of the hill
Big Will keepin' it real knees in da grill
The whole set all locked down, making you flock down,
Where I'm at they here my rap,
I be that cat to set trends
Where y'all at
On the corner with your friends
Heard you screamin about cream in your rap kid
Yo my last check for Wild Wild West came on a flat bed
Once and for all lets get this straight
How you measure a rapper what make an MC great
Is it the sales? 20 mill
Is it the cars? Bentley's
Is it the women? Jada
Is it the money? Please
Mr. Clean yet the fact remain
Got girls that don't speak English screamin' my name
All you rappers yellin' bout who you put in a hearse
Do me a favor write one verse without a curse

I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Don't sleep I'mma freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo it's smooth when I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Lay back I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
Peep this while I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Lay on back I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)

I don't wanna see y'all sittin around
Don't wanna see y'all sittin around
I don't wanna see y'all sittin around
Don't wanna see y'all sittin around

Aight one more ?gain deja vu
Up the chart yo y'all see the way I flew
Can't nobody do this the way I do
You like how I freaky freak this say I do (I do)
Haters sick of the hits like the witch of the west nobody wicked as this
I read in Rap Pages they refer to me as soft
Yeah, more like Microsoft
Will Gates of the rap game
Quintessential mega maniac what's my rap name
Big Will I'm the man
Not conceded I'm as good as I say I am
Dang, diggy, dang, da-dang, da-dang, diggy, diggy
Back with the Trackmasters
The bang, jiggy, jiggy
Yo, every time I shoot I score
So many awards I can start Grammy chess board

I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Don't sleep I'm gonna freak this (yeah, yeah)
You know you like this when I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Watch me I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Don't sleep I'm gonna freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo it's smooth when I freak this (yeah, yeah)

Uh I'm bout to freak this
I'm bout to freak this
I'm bout to freak this
Tone and Poke lace tha track
I lace the rap, Jeff do the cut
Yeah what, Rob do the mix, tape to JL
Then Tommy Mattola put it on sell
Then come da moment of truth
Hot off the press to the DJ booth
(Ay yo here it comes y'all that brand new Will Smith cut)
As soon as it drop watch the phones blow up!
BOOM then ship a mill
Quick to the store
What sold out?
When y'all gettin more
Finally get it, bump the track
Then come the multi-platinum plaque
Now I'm gonna leave it up to you
I bang the hits out just for you
And then my dream come true
(This year's American Music Award goes to)
Huh, thank you

I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Yo you know I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
Oh you like when I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Don't sleep I'm gonna freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Girl you know I'm bout to freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo peep it while I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Ain't no way I gotta freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo you like how I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo check this style when I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Look at when I freak this (yeah, yeah)
Yo you know I'm gonna freak this (yeah, yeah)
Don't sleep I'm gonna freak this (yeah, yeah)
What you want me to freak this? (yeah, yeah)
Big Will just freak this (yeah, yeah)
Ha, ha

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Will Smith

Willard Carroll Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor and rapper. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the NBC television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons until 1996. After the series ended, Smith transitioned from television to film, and has gone on to star in numerous blockbuster films. He is the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office, eleven consecutive fi… more »

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Written by: BERNARD EDWARDS, NILE RODGERS, PAMELA JOAN SAWYER, MARILYN MCLEOD, SAMUEL BARNES, WILL SMITH, TOMMY BENNETT, JEAN CLAUDE OLIVIER

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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11 facts about this song

Background
"Freakin' It" is a popular single from American rapper and actor Will Smith. It was released on January 25, 2000, as a part of his second studio album, "Willennium."
Artist
Will Smith, earlier known as "The Fresh Prince," is not only a Grammy-winning rapper but also a world-renowned actor, known for his roles in "Men in Black," "The Pursuit of Happyness," and "Bad Boys," among others.
Album
The song is on the album "Willennium," which was released in 1999 and reached Number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was certified double platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Genre
"Freakin' It" is a song of the hip-hop genre, contributing to Will Smith's clean rap image in the music industry.
Chart Performance
"Freakin' it" reached number 15 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and peaked even higher on the UK Singles Chart, scoring a number 12 spot.
Songwriter
Smith co-wrote "Freakin' It" with musicians Rob Fusari and Falonte Moore.
Lyrics
The song's lyrics reputedly contain a subtle challenge to Those who underestimate Smith's success in the entertainment industry, mentioning the sales of his previous releases and emphasizing his multifaceted talent.
Music Video
The music video features Smith rapping in various locations including a carnival, and a dance studio, with footages of synchronized dancing. It also features a short cameo by actor and comedian, Tommy Davidson.
Remix Version
There is an unofficial remix of the song featuring popular musicians Missy Elliott and Sisquo.
Live Performances
Smith performed "Freakin' It" at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards, adding his charismatic stage presence to the upbeat track.
Sampling
"Freakin' It" samples "Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players and "It's Great to Be Here" by The Jackson 5, paying homage to these classic tunes.

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