Over the past two decades, Beyonce has become one of the biggest entertainers in the world. The Grammy-winning singer has released countless hits over the years, including the beloved 2006 single “Déj vu”.
‘Deja Vu’ was Beyoncé’s comeback single
Following the success of his solo debut album dangerously in LoveOf course, Beyoncé wanted to deliver a powerful lead single for her sophomore project, which shows that she was a force to be reckoned with. Jay-Z collab “Déjà Vu” was finally the first single released Birthday.
Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, who produced “Déj vu,” on working with a young Beyoncé in 2021 interview Diversity. “She was really looking at different people, she was thinking about getting hired as a director. [for the videos], ” he recalled. “When we weren’t recording, she was thinking about all that kind of stuff, and I got to see that side of her.”
7-Eleven . The idea of ’deja vu’ got in the way of
According to Variety, listening to Michael Jackson’s hit song “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough” on the radio in the car inspired Jerkins and fellow producer Jon Trax to create the track. Jerkins had worked with Jackson in the past and wanted to create a hit on the same level as Beyoncé.
According to Variety, Jerkins and Trax came up with the concept for “déj vu” on the way to 7-Eleven before heading to the studio for a recording session.
Jerkins and Traxx cut the demo in less than an hour and presented it to Beyoncé. She fell in love with the record and recorded her part soon after. Because it was her grand return to the music scene, Beyoncé wanted to make sure it was as big as possible. Jerkins and Trax incorporated live instruments into the track, including horns, and Beyoncé insisted that they add an 808 drum at the last minute.
Beyoncé has a song ‘7/11’
Almost a decade later, Beyoncé released a popular club song titled “7/11”. Beyoncé herself never revealed the meaning behind the song’s title, but stir It is speculated that the song’s title – along with its lyrics – implies that it is related to alcohol.
The drinking game “Sevens, Elevens, and Doubles” involves participants rolling a dice to try to land a 7, an 11, or two of the same number. Beyoncé refers to the game with the lyrics “I know I’m thinking wine / Man it feel like rollin’ dice, man it feel like rollin’ dice / Seven eleven, seven eleven, Seven twice, man seven times / Man it sounds like rolling dice, man it looks like rollin’ dice.”
The song’s music video confirms that Beyoncé is singing about getting drunk in the song, as she is seen having fun with a red solo cup. The song, then, doesn’t make a subtle reference to how “déj vu” was born about 10 years ago.
Beyoncé insists on filming her ‘déj vu video on location in New Orleans instead of in the studio