Katy Perry dropped a surprise new song Thursday night featuring Nicki Minaj called “Swish Swish,” and her fans think it’s the response to Taylor Swift they have been waiting years for. Perry, 32, tweeted about “Swish Swish” one hour before the song dropped while Minaj, 34, teased it in a hashtag on Twitter in advance of her appearance at the Billboard Music Awards.
KATY Perry seems to have written a Taylor Swift diss track. [FayesVision/WENN.com] Swish Swish is the new single from Katy Perry’s new album, Witness, and is a cutting attack on a person trying to drag them down. Many people see this as a direct response to Taylor’s Bad Blood which was totally about Katy.
Katy Perry dropped a third single on Friday as a surprise from her upcoming album Witness – and this time, it’s a collaboration with rap queen Nicki Minaj. “Swish Swish” is a feisty hip-hop track that lets both artists show off their respective areas of expertise, starting with a melodic Perry intro and then segueing into a club-ready beat over which Minaj handily spits some flow.
She shoots, she scores. Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj play ball on “Swish Swish,” the third track lifted from Perry’s upcoming album Witness. Produced by Duke Dumont , the housey “Swish Swish” opens with the meaty sample which fills up Fatboy Slim’s 2000 club tune “Star 69”.
CLOSE Katy Perry could be singing about any number of things on her new Nicki Minaj-featuring diss track Swish Swish. Released at midnight Friday, the track is Perry’s third single from her new album Witness (after Chained to the Rhythm and Bon Appetit), opening with the lyrics, “A tiger don’t lose no sleep / Don’t need opinions from a selfish or a sheep / Don’t you come for me, no, not today.”