[30] Coulton's agents were later contacted by Fox, claiming, in his words, "they're within their legal rights to do this, and that [Coulton] should be happy for the exposure", even though Coulton is not credited within the episode. ", Larry Flick from Billboard wrote, "First offering from rapper's major-label debut, "Mack Daddy", cheekily rhapsodizes about the joys of women with prominent backsides. 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[30] Coulton has been exploring legal options; while musical covers do not have copyright legal protection in the United States, Coulton may have legal rights if the Glee version is found to have used his audio track or original composition directly. Jay-Z, Timbaland, Linkin Park and EMI Music Inc. were among the defendants named in the lawsuit. [37], "My Anaconda Don't" redirects here. The episode with the song, "Sadie Hawkins", aired unchanged on January 24, 2013; further analysis of the aired version showed the Glee cover appeared to use Coulton's original musical arrangement as it included Coulton's original melody and a changed line in Coulton's version ("Johnny C's in trouble" instead of the original "Mix-a-Lot's in trouble"). Huh? ^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, Jonathan Coulton released a cover of "Baby Got Back" during his Thing a Week project in October 2005, with the song being released as part of the first Thing A Week compilation album the next year. [31] Coulton has since released his cover of "Baby Got Back" to iTunes, what he calls "a cover of Glee's cover of my cover of Sir Mix-a-Lot's song", with proceeds going to charity. Timbaland produced the song. The song samples the 1986 Detroit techno single "Technicolor" by Channel One. What kind of animal would say this sort of thing? The song originally found success through a big impact on the modern emo/alternative subculture, and was … The single spent five weeks at the top of the chart. This song talks about a man and woman who meet in a club and leave together in his big pickup which the woman seemed very intrigued by. Huh? And then you’d love it and you’d text me “I love you” and then I’d fucking ghost you, You talk a lotta big game for someone with such a small truck, And then you'd love it and you'd text me "I love you", With the big boys coming with the big stuff, Tell me what's the deal, I've been tryin' to go to bed, Said it all before, and I'll say it once again, “Money Machine” is the breakout single by electronic-pop duo 100 gecs. It is so big. It was like, I can't believe I said that. (Linkin Park was included because the track was also mashed up with their song "Papercut" on the collaborative EP Collision Course in 2004). [35], In 2014, Trinidadian-American rapper Nicki Minaj sampled the basis and some verses of "Baby Got Back" for her hit "Anaconda", from the album The Pinkprint. The song originally found success through a big impact on the modern emo/alternative subculture, and was…. At the time of its original release, the song caused controversy with its outspoken and blatantly sexual lyrics about women, as well as specific references to the female buttocks which some people found objectionable. Lawyers for EMI Records argued the 50-year-old track was governed by the 1909 Copyright Act, AllHipHop.com reports. [33], In a 2000 interview, Sir Mix-a-Lot reflected: "There's always butt songs. The guy noticed she sings every song he plays on the radio and he realizes this is the girl for him. Black men like butts. [1], It was the second best-selling song in the US in 1992, behind Boyz II Men's "End of the Road".