TRUE STORY: PUSHA T WROTE MCDONALDS "IM LOVIN IT" JINJLE
Ready to get your mind blown? So the story goes as follows. In the early 2000’s between ‘o2 and “03, Hip Hop heavyweight Steve Stout, former CEO of Interscope records and the man who had a helping hand in the massive $3 billion Apple Beats by Dre deal had just started a brand new ad agency called Translation. One His Very 1st client’s was the fast food giant McDonalds who at the time were thinking of making the brand a bit fresher in efforts to be more appealing to the youth dem, and Steve stouts agency was tasked with coming up with the new jingle.
So Steve gave Justin Timberlake a call and tasked him with singing the jingle. Which meant that the producer of the track had to be absolutely great and who greater than skate boy P himself, Pharrell. Only thing missing was a writer, then in walks a young hungry gangster rapper called Pusha T who Pharrell thought was just the man for the job.
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