On the Danish Singles Chart, "Can't Hold Us Down" peaked at number 8,[40] while its highest position on the German Media Control Charts was number 9. The track was written and produced by Scott Storch, with additional songwriting by Aguilera and Matt Morris. [6], "Can't Hold Us Down" was serviced to mainstream radio and rhythmic stations in the United States as the fourth single from Stripped by RCA Records on July 8, 2003. We need another song from them! «Can’t Hold Us Down» (с англ. Can't Hold Us Down" là một bản nhạc pop pha lẫn hip hop có nhạc lý tương tự như "Dirrty". (shout louder) Lettin' 'em know we're gonna stand our ground Stand our ground Lift your hands high and wave 'em proud Oh-oh Take a deep breath and say it loud Never can never will Can't hold us down Uh Oh-oh oh-oh Uh Uh Uh-uh Uh Uh Uh Spread the word Can't hold us down Yeah We here We back again Yeah LiL' Kim and Christina Aguilera Yeah [22] According to Julianne Shepherd of Portland Mercury "Can't Hold Us Down" is a "valuable and important moment for feminist pop music". Can't Hold Us Down lyrics performed by Christina Aguilera: So what am I not supposed to have an opinion Should I be quiet just because I'm a woman Call me a bitch cos I speak what's on my mind Guess it's easier for you to swallow if I sat and smiled You just need to be a good human being. Wishing a world fulfilled by music with lyrics like these! It’s been certified Gold by ARIA. Can't Hold Us Down [Christina Aguilera] So, what am I not s'pposed to have an opinion? " Can't Hold Us Down " é uma canção gravada pela cantora americana Christina Aguilera para seu quarto álbum de estúdio, Stripped (2002). [46] In their article "Naughty girls and red-blooded women: Representations of female heterosexuality in music video", published in Feminist Media Studies, Diane Railton and Paul Watson made specific note of the conflicting message raised by the lyrics "all my girls around the world", while "blackness and whiteness are clearly inscribed on and through the bodies of Aguilera and Kim." Bài hát này Aguilera hát chung với rapper Lil' Kim, người đã từng hợp tác với cô trong đĩa đơn rất thành công "Lady Marmalade" năm 2001. Lil' Kim, 435,863 Shazams, featuring on Pure Motivation, and 2000s Hits Essentials Apple Music playlists. Christina Aguilera - Can't Hold Us Down (Letras y canción para escuchar) - [Christina Aguilera / So, what am I not s'pposed to have an opinion / Should I be quiet just because I'm a woman / Call me a bitch cause I speak what's on my [7][8] The song was distributed as a CD single from September to October 2003 in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy by RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment. The song peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was…. The music video for "Can't Hold Us" was filmed in the USA and New Zealand by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with their friends. It was filmed in a Los Angeles soundstage that depicted a 1980s Lower East Side neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City. [28] On reviewing Aguilera's greatest hits album, Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits in 2008, Nick Levine from Digital Spy shared disappointment because the song could not make it to the compilation. “Can’t Hold Us Down” is a feminist anthem that challenges double-standards and is the fourth single from Stripped. [20] At the song's first verse, Aguilera sings "Call me a bitch 'cause I speak what's on my mind / Guess it's easier for you to swallow if I sat and smiled";[21] she later rejects that all women "should be seen, not heard" and encourages them to "shout louder" during the chorus. [4] Hip hop producer Scott Storch wrote and produced several tracks for the album, including "Can't Hold Us Down". [50] The performance in London was included on the singer's first full-length DVD Stripped Live in the U.K. [44], Jason Heller from The A.V. At the bridge, Lil' Kim appears in a bikini and a mesh black coat, and dances in her high heels. [12], "Can't Hold Us Down" is written in the key of E♭ major. [51] On her Back to Basics Tour (2006–08), Aguilera performed excerpts of "Can't Hold Us Down" in a medley with "Still Dirrty". So, what, am I not 'sposed to have an opinion? About “Can’t Hold Us Down” “Can’t Hold Us Down” is a feminist anthem that challenges double-standards and is the fourth single from Stripped. Lil' Kim – Can't Hold Us Down", Italiancharts.com – Christina Aguilera feat. Lil' Kim – Can't Hold Us Down", "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2003 Singles", Charts.nz – Christina Aguilera feat. Club criticized LaChappelle for "[swallowing] the message" of the track by following an unrelated concept in the clip. [23] According to Kelefa Sanneh writing for The New York Times, Aguilera referred to Eminem in the lyrics "It's sad you only get your fame through controversy". Can’t Hold Us Down – piosenka R&B stworzona na czwarty album studyjny amerykańskiej wokalistki Christiny Aguilery pt. [42] Several writers for The A.V. / Ha-ha-ha-ha alright / Alright, okay / Alright, okay / Alright, okay / Return of the Mack / Get 'em Lil' Kim – Can't Hold Us Down", Lescharts.com – Christina Aguilera feat. Never can, never will, can't hold us down Lil' Kim: Here's something I just can't understand If the guy have three girls then he's the man He can either give us some head, s** her off If the girl does the same, then she's a whore But the table's about to turn I'll bet my fame on it Cats take my ideas and put their name on it NAGHUNAHUNA ko. It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the 2004 ceremony, but lost to "Whenever I Say Your Name" by Sting and Mary J. Blige. CAN'T HOLD US DOWN es una canción de Christina Aguilera que se estrenó el 8 de julio de 2003, este tema está incluido dentro del disco Stripped. Spotify marked this song as "The Most-Streamed Song of 2013". At the end of August Christina joined Madonna and chart-rival Britney Spears on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards for what has gone on to become the most talked-about music performance in decades. [3] She named the album Stripped, explaining that the term represented "a new beginning, a re-introduction of [herself] as a new artist". [34] It peaked at number 4 on the Hungarian Singles Chart,[35] number 5 on the Irish Singles Chart,[36] and number 6 on the UK Singles Chart. They performed their own hip hop dance skills against each other. A music video for "Can't Hold Us Down" was directed by David LaChapelle, inspired by the Lower East Side of New York City in the 1980s. [17] Aguilera and Kim's vocals on the track, which Taylor described as "faux-R&B",[15] span two octaves, from F3 to F5. “Feminist anthem written by four men and Christina.” wtf. American singer Christina Aguilera rose to prominence with the successes of her first three studio albums Christina Aguilera (1999), Mi Reflejo (2000), and My Kind of Christmas (2000). Ray Dalton. To be a feminist you don’t need to be a woman. [19], Media outlets speculated that the lyrics of "Can't Hold Us Down" were directed towards rapper Eminem, who referred to Aguilera in his songs "Off the Wall" and "The Real Slim Shady". [26] Stylus Magazine's Todd Burns was critical of the song's "bland" lyrics yet appreciated the dancehall elements that emerged at the end of the track. [31] In Australia, "Can't Hold Us Down" reached a peak position of number 5 on the Australian Singles Chart,[32] and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for shipments of 35,000 copies in the country. [43], The music video for "Can't Hold Us Down" was directed by David LaChapelle, who previously directed the music video for Stripped's lead single "Dirrty" in 2002. Songwriters: Christina Aguilera / Matthew Wilder / Scott Specer Storch / Matthew B. Morris / Gregory Prestopino. This duo collaboration is uniquely wonderful. Lil' Kim – Can't Hold Us Down", Danishcharts.com – Christina Aguilera feat. [19] Andy Cohn from The Fader provided a more favorable review, and opined that Aguilera's "sass" helped to highlight her mixed Irish-Ecuadorian background. They suggested that this example detracted the message of the track by emphasizing the problem that "female heterosexuality" is confined to "the very limited range of ways" in mainstream culture, in this instance "gender and race [and] sexual behaviour". [27] "Can't Hold Us Down" was nominated for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the 2004 Grammy Awards, but lost to "Whenever I Say Your Name" by Sting and Mary J. The song peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals in 2004. [14], "Can't Hold Us Down" lyrically discusses feminism;[18] the song criticizes "common" gender-related double standards, in which men are applauded for their sexual behaviors, while women who behave in a similar fashion are disdained. [16] Todd Burns writing for Stylus Magazine also noted elements of dancehall towards the end of the track. Charlean Hines, Erica King, Robinson, Toya Smith, Lil' Kim appear courtesy of Queen Bee/Atlantic Recording Corporation, This page was last edited on 29 December 2020, at 03:03. It was released by RCA Records on July 8, 2003 as the fourth single from the album. [5] Additional writing credits for the song were provided by Aguilera and Matt Morris. Thanks to TA., Niki Favs, Cristina Ramirez, reyna, Sam for correcting these lyrics. Murali Balaji, author of the article "Vixen Resistin': Redefining black womanhood in hip-hop music videos" published in the Journal of Black Studies, noted that "blackness and sexuality" has become characteristics by which African-American women are able to self-define. It was released on July 8, 2003 by RCA Records as the fourth single from the album. Lil' Kim – Can't Hold Us Down", Offiziellecharts.de – Christina Aguilera fest. Listen to Can't Hold Us Down by Axwell & Ingrosso, 131,257 Shazams, featuring on 2010s Club Hits Essentials, and Swedish House Mafia Essentials Apple Music playlists. Let's go! De single is uitgebracht in 2003, en piekte op nummer 12 in de Billboard Hot 100, waarmee hij Christina Aguilera's tiende top 20-hit werd.De single was ook een succes in andere landen zoals het Verenigd Koninkrijk (nummer 6) en Australië (nummer 5). [30] The song peaked at number 4 on the Canadian Singles Chart. The song was included on the setlists of Aguilera's four major concert tours: Justified and Stripped Tour (2003), The Stripped Tour (2003), Back to Basics Tour (2006–08) and Liberation Tour (2018). It's sad you only get your fame through controversy (It's so sad), If a guy have three girls then he's the man, You must talk so big, to make up for smaller things, “Can’t Hold Us Down” is a feminist anthem that challenges double-standards and is the fourth single from Stripped.