Light My Body Up

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"Light My Body Up"
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Single by David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne
ReleasedMarch 23, 2017 (2017-03-23)
Recorded2017
Studio Cruise Control Studios,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Genre EDM
Length3:45
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • David Guetta
  • Julien Martinez
David Guetta singles chronology
"Shed a Light"
(2016)
"Light My Body Up"
(2017)
"Another Life"
(2017)
Nicki Minaj singles chronology
"Regret in Your Tears"
(2017)
"Light My Body Up"
(2017)
"Kissing Strangers"
(2017)
Lil Wayne singles chronology
"No Frauds"
(2017)
"Light My Body Up"
(2017)
"I'm the One"
(2017)
Music video
"Light My Body Up (Official Video)" on YouTube

"Light My Body Up" is a song by French DJ and record producer David Guetta featuring vocals from American rappers Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne, released on March 23, 2017. [1] [2]

Contents

Background and release

After collaborating on "Where Them Girls At", "Turn Me On" and "Hey Mama", "Light My Body Up" marks the fourth time David Guetta and Nicki Minaj have worked together on a song. Released on March 23, 2017, the song carries a theme of fire throughout the piece and includes guest vocals by rapper Lil Wayne, his first time collaborating with Guetta since "I Can Only Imagine". [3]

According to Minaj, earlier versions of the song only had her vocals and did not include her rap verse. The first verse was added later after Guetta played a demo of the song to his daughter Angie who remarked: "Why isn't Nicki rapping on it too?" the music was produced between the 12th until May 15, 2016 [4] Wayne's verse was also added later after Minaj surprised the French DJ with it. [5]

Composition

"Light My Body Up" is written in the key of F minor with a tempo of 146 beats per minute. [6]

Music video

A lyric video was released on 23 March 2017 through David Guetta's YouTube channel. [7]

The song's official music video was released on 5 May 2017. [8] The video begins with a long shot of Miami Beach, Florida at night, then introduces the featured artists David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne as well as director Benny Boom.

Credits and personnel

Personnel:

Charts

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