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Saturday, February 8, 2014

THROW BACK VIDEO: PONY BY GINUWINE


"Pony" is the debut single of American R&B singer Ginuwine, released as a single from his first LPGinuwine...The Bachelor in 1996. The song was written by Ginuwine with Swing Mob associates Static Major and Timbaland, who produced the recording. The song's lyrics describe a blatant sexual come-on: "If you're horny, let's do it / Ride it; my pony."

Timbaland's production was unique among R&B releases of the day: "Pony"'s instrumentation features a start-stop rhythm pattern similar to drum and bass music, a bassline and melody formed by vocoded vocal samples, and a cartoon slide whistle. Along with his concurrent work for Aaliyah's One in a Million LP, "Pony" and Ginuwine...the Bachelor marked the emergence of Timbaland as a successful R&B producer. The beat was also used for a remix of Jodeci's song "Freek 'N You". The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks for two weeks from November 16, 1996 to November 30, 1996 and reached number six on Billboard'Hot 100 on November 23, 1996.


The song was featured in the 2012 film Magic Mike which played when Channing Tatum's character performs a hip-hop theme striptease to the song. A song by Rihanna entitled "Jump" sampled this song on her seventh studio album Unapologetic (2012).

2 comments:

  1. I do recall hearing it during Magic Mike. A film I really like.

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