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Starships
Nicki Minaj Lyrics


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(RedOne)

Uh, let's go to the beach-each
Let's go get a wave
They say what they gonna say
Have a drink, clink, found the Bud Light
Bad bitches like me is hard to come by
The Patrón-ón? Let's go get it on
The zone-one? Yes, I'm in the zone
Is it two, three? Leave a good tip
I'ma blow all of my money and don't give two shits, uh

I'm on the floor, floor
I love to dance
So give me more, more, 'til I can't stand
Get on the floor, floor
Like it's your last chance
If you want more, more
Then here I am

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Can't stop 'cause we're so high
Let's do this one more time, oh

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Let's do this one last time
Can't stop (we're higher than a motherfucker)

(We're higher than a motherfucker)
(We're higher than a motherfucker)

Jump in my hoopty, hoopty, hoop, I own that
And I ain't paying my rent this month, I owe that
But fuck who you want and fuck who you like
Dancehall life, there's no end in sight
Twinkle, twinkle, little star

Now everybody, let me hear you say ray, ray, ray
Go spend all your money 'cause today payday
And if you're a G, you a G, G, G
My name is Onika, you can call me Nicki (woo)

Get on the floor, floor
Like it's your last chance
If you want more, more
Then here I am

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Can't stop 'cause we're so high
Let's do this one more time

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Let's do this one last time
Can't stop (we're higher than a motherfucker)

(We're higher than a motherfucker)
(We're higher than a motherfucker)

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Can't stop 'cause we're so high
Let's do this one more time

Starships were meant to fly
Hands up and touch the sky
Let's do this one last time
Can't stop (we're higher than a motherfucker)

(We're higher than a motherfucker)
(We're higher than a motherfucker)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Nicki Minaj's song "Starships" are all about partying and having a good time. The verses describe going to the beach, having drinks, and blowing all your money without worrying about the consequences. The focus is on living in the moment and enjoying life to the fullest. The chorus speaks to the idea that "starships were meant to fly," which can be interpreted as a metaphor for living life to its fullest potential and not being held back by fear or anxiety. The repeated line of "hands up and touch the sky" emphasizes the idea of being free and unrestrained.


One interesting fact about the song is that it was co-written by Minaj along with producer RedOne, who is known for his work with Lady Gaga. The song was a huge commercial success, reaching the top 10 in numerous countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2013. Additionally, the track features a prominent use of auto-tune, which was a defining characteristic of popular music at the time of its release.


Another interesting fact is that the music video for the song was filmed in Hawaii and features Minaj partying on a beach with a group of dancers. The video has been viewed over 1.5 billion times on YouTube, making it one of the most-watched music videos of all time. The song has also been used in numerous advertisements and was even played during a commercial break of the 2012 Super Bowl. It has been covered by numerous artists, including Pentatonix and Karmin.


The chords for "Starships" are G - D - Em - C throughout the whole song.


In summary, "Starships" by Nicki Minaj is a high-energy party anthem which emphasizes the importance of living life to its fullest potential. It was a commercial success and has continued to be a popular track in the years since its release.


Line by Line Meaning

Uh, let's go to the beach-each
Let's head to the beach and make the most of this beautiful day!


Let's go get a wave
Let's catch some waves and have some fun!


They say what they gonna say
People will always have something to say, but let's not worry about them.


Have a drink, clink, found the Bud Light
Let's have a drink and cheers with everyone, and of course, Bud Light is the way to go!


Bad bitches like me is hard to come by
I am a confident woman and I know that there are not many like me out there.


The Patrón-ón? Let's go get it on
Let's go get some Patrón and party!


The zone-one? Yes, I'm in the zone
I'm feeling great and in the zone!


Is it two, three? Leave a good tip
What's the point of worrying about how much we spend? Let's just enjoy ourselves and be generous with tips!


I'ma blow all of my money and don't give two shits, uh
I'm going to spend all of my money and not worry about anything else!


I'm on the floor, floor
I love dancing, and I'm already on the dance floor!


I love to dance
There's nothing more enjoyable for me than dancing!


So give me more, more, 'til I can't stand
I want to dance so much that I can't even stand anymore!


Get on the floor, floor
Let's all get on the dance floor and have some fun!


Like it's your last chance
Let's dance like we may never have the chance again!


If you want more, more
If you want to dance more, then I am here for it!


Then here I am
I am ready to keep dancing with you all night!


Starships were meant to fly
Starships are meant to symbolize the incredible possibilities that exist in the world!


Hands up and touch the sky
Let's all raise our hands and feel the freedom that comes with dancing!


Can't stop 'cause we're so high
We're having so much fun dancing that we can't stop!


Let's do this one more time, oh
This is so much fun, let's do it again!


Jump in my hoopty, hoopty, hoop, I own that
Let's all hop into my old car, but it's mine and I'm proud of it!


And I ain't paying my rent this month, I owe that
I've got other priorities right now, like dancing and having a good time!


But fuck who you want and fuck who you like
Do what you want and be with who you want, it's your life!


Dancehall life, there's no end in sight
We live for the dancehall life and it will never end!


Twinkle, twinkle, little star
Even the smallest things in life can shine bright, like stars!


Now everybody, let me hear you say ray, ray, ray
Let's all come together and shout 'ray' in joy and celebration!


Go spend all your money 'cause today payday
Today is a day to enjoy and have fun, so don't worry about spending money!


And if you're a G, you a G, G, G
If you're feeling good and confident, then you are a G!


My name is Onika, you can call me Nicki (woo)
My name is Onika, but you can call me Nicki and let's keep dancing!


We're higher than a motherfucker
We're having so much fun and dancing so hard that we feel like we're flying high!




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Word Collections Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Anthem Entertainment, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Wayne Anthony Hector, Nadir Khayat, Rami Yacoub, Onika Tanya Maraj, Carl Anthony Falk

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Comments from YouTube:

@terrinarobinson7781

Y'all remember when we would do this on Just Dance

@dulciequaye6466

OMG yea i had so much fun when playing it. The good old days.

@ashtonhunter4727

How I got into dance and just dance! So much fun!

@shreksyq

OMG YAAA

@internetexplorer2793

yes!!

@snickar

All I did was sing XD

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@sosansational

why does nicki hate this song it's so iconic

@ayonalaquay9480

sans She hates Your Love too 🤦🏽‍♀️

@mustafafh4402

sorry nicki~ this song is ICONIC

@justrubylol9074

I think it's the start loo

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