Love this throwback jam from 1992. Especially in comparison to some of the other multiracial duets from the 1980s (*cough*Ebony and Ivory)
This video is baaaad ("it COSTS to live in this house") but Nicki's verse at the beginning of the song maybe makes up for it.
If I could reverse-engineer a song based on the contents of my dissertation, it would be this.
i get the five to the six seven digits, call her up on my cellular.
for an incredible story about the making of this video, check out stacy gueraseva's book Def Jam,Inc. pages 252-255
this album has kept me company for the entirety of writing my dissertation. highly recommend to anyone who needs writing music