Did you ever expect to see the names Beyoncé and Jack White in the same sentence?
Beyoncé suddenly released a new album titled Lemonade over the weekend ft. collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and even, Jack White!
The album’s third track Don’t Hurt Yourself is both co-written & co-produced by Jack White and you’ll hear him singing, “When you hurt me, you hurt yourself.” The track samples Led Zeppelin’s When The Levee Breaks.
Jon Brion is responsible for the strings on the album. Meanwhile, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Soulja Boy have both been credited on “Hold Up” since the song contains elements of “Maps” and “Turn My Swag On” respectively. Diplo, Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, Emile Haynie, MNEK, and Father John Misty have writing credits on “Hold Up” as well. Jack White and Led Zeppelin have writing credits on “Don’t Hurt Yourself,” which samples Led Zeppelin’s “When the Levee Breaks.” “6 Inch,” featuring the Weeknd, was co-written by Abel Tesfaye alongside The-Dream and “embodies portions of” Animal Collective’s “My Girls.” Outkast’s “SpottieOttieDopaliscious” is sampled on the song “All Night,” which was also produced by Diplo. Just Blaze co-produced the Kendrick Lamar-featuring track “Freedom.”