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Pound the Alarm

 

Onika Tanya Maraj Cheap Jerseys from china (born December 8, 1982 in Trinidad and Tobago but now lives in New York City, New York, United States), better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American, rapper and singer-songwriter signed to a joint venture between Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment and Universal Motown. After releasing several mixtapes and building substantial buzz online her debut album, Pink Friday, was released on November 22, 2010. In October 2010, Minaj became the first female rapper to have seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Pink Friday’s lead buzz track, Massive Attack, features singer-rapper Sean Garrett and was released on April 13th 2010, peaking at #19 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers Songs chart. Your Love, the album’s second single, was released on June 1st following a premature leak. The song peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #1 on the Rap Songs chart, thus becoming Minaj’s most successful single release to date.

Minaj has been creating mixtape tracks since 2004, and appeared in XXL magazine. In 2008 she won the Female Artist of the Year award at the Underground Music Awards.

“Pound the Alarm” is a song by Trinidadian-American recording artist Nicki Minaj, taken from her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. The song was written by RedOne, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Bilal Hajji and Achraf Jannusi, with co-writing credits from Minaj, and production was handled by RedOne, Falk and Yacoub and was released as the fourth single, but second international single on July 2, 2012 by Young Money. The song was actually not to be released as a single, as Minaj cheap nfl jerseys posted a poll on her website asking fans to choose the next single. “Va Va Voom” originally won the poll, with “Whip It” second and “Pound the Alarm” as third. However, due to the amount of airplay requests, Minaj scrapped “Va Va Voom” and went ahead with “Pound the Alarm”.

Musically, “Pound the Alarm” is a eurodance and house-oriented song. The song talks about having a good time, and partying all night, however it does feature a verse with Minaj warning her man. “Pound the Alarm” received mixed reviews from music critics, with many believing it would be a potential hit commercially and was catchy, while some claimed it was too similar to the album’s lead single, “Starships”. The song was a commercial success; entering the top ten in countries including Finland, New Zealand, Ireland, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. The song also had commercial success on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking inside the top twenty and inside the top three on the US Hot Dance Club Songs Chart.

 

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