Christina Milan set the file straight that she doesn’t have any beef with Jennifer Lopez. The “AM to PM” singer, 41, penned J.Lo’s 2001 hit “Play” and sang background vocals on it, which has led to some followers calling for her to have a function credit score over time. Christina revealed that she couldn’t be happier that Jennifer, 54, had sung the now traditional track in a brand new interview with Page Six, launched on Monday, Sep. 18. “Fingers down, she killed it. She’s so good. I like that track. I’m so blissful that she did it,” she mentioned.
Christina broke down writing the track when she was 19, and defined how J.Lo ended up singing it for her file.”The producers inform me, ‘[Record executive] Tommy Mottola is coming in, and he’s going to take heed to some music. The man is available in, he hears ‘Play,’ loves it, and he’s like, ‘I would like this as her single,’” she defined. “Sure, I recorded the unique demo. A month later, Tommy Mottola will get it for Jennifer, and [the] subsequent factor I do know, she’s in New York, she’s recording the track. I got here in to assist rewrite among the stuff. Sure, I sing backgrounds in it.”
Finally, Christina mentioned that she’s proud of how the observe turned out and the credit. “You desire a mix of voices. It makes songs higher to me. It’s humorous when folks speak about me singing on the track with Jennifer. I imply, I’ve background singers on a few of my songs,” she mentioned. “I don’t want a function credit score. I’m on the credit as a author and for singing backgrounds.”
The “Dip It Low” singer additionally detailed writing the track at 19, revealing that she’d penned the observe in “quarter-hour” after an evening out with buddies, getting another praise in. “I couldn’t consider at 19 I wrote a track for J.Lo,” she mentioned. “I’m so blissful that she did it as a result of she’s an icon. She’s wonderful.”
Exterior of her personal music, Christina has written different hits over time, together with “Child” by Justin Bieber. She hasn’t shied away from talking about writing “Play” over time. She additionally revealed that Jennifer had added the “Play my motherf**kin’ track” lyric within the bridge in an April 2019 interview on Talk Stoop.