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Nick Cannon ft. Akon - Famous

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  • Artist: Nick Cannon
  • Track: Famous
  • Feat. Akon
  • Producer: Jump Smokers
  • Album: Mr. Showbiz

I don't know what could have driven Nick Cannon to question his celebrity status (Concussion? Existential crisis?), but I don't think the man has anything to worry about. To paraphrase an oft-quoted dictum on the recognition of waterfowl: if you jump like you're famous, drink like you're famous, dance like you're famous and marry Mariah Carey like you're famous, then you're probably Famous. Jokes aside, an insanely obvious premise never stopped a single from setting the dancefloor on fire, and the latest selection off the rapper/actor's sophomore set should be no exception to the rule. Here, production crew Jump Smokers serve up an electro/house-informed instrumental guaranteed to get bodies moving as Nick parties in a manner befitting his V.I.P. status. Konvict Muzik boss Akon handles wingman duties, inviting a female clubgoer to share in his high-rolling lifestyle on the chorus. The energy is definitely there, but will Famous' club appeal translate into anticipation for Cannon's sophomore studio album, Mr. Showbiz? Speculate away – and, as always, keep it locked for release details.

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