“Dopeness” by The Black Eyed Peas (featuring CL)
“Dopeness” is a song recorded by the musical group The Black Eyed Peas. The song also features the vocals of singer-songwriter CL of the K-pop all female group YG Family. Lyrically, this collaboration sees the narrators (The Black Eyed Peas & CL) bragging about how dope/awesome/extraordinary they are. That’s basically the song’s central theme.
What is the meaning of Dopeness?
Dopeness is a slang term used to describe the awesomeness or how dope someone is. It can also be used for a thing or place. It’s noteworthy that this term wasn’t coined by The Black Eyed Peas. It existed long before the band released this track.
Facts about “Dopeness”
- This track was written by Black Eyed Peas members will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap., along with Joshua “Mookie” Alvarez.
- i.am took care of the production of “Dopeness” all alone.
- On October 26th, 2018, the track was formally outdoored (as in officially released).
- The popularity of the colloquial term “dopeness” surged dramatically with the release of this song.
- This is the sixth track on the group’s seventh studio album Masters of the Sun Vol. 1.
Does “Dopeness” have a music video?
Yes. In the music video of the song, The Black Eyed Peas and CL successfully pull off a major heist. They end up sharing their loot with the youth. The clip garnered more than a million views in just 48 hours of it being uploaded on the group’s YouTube channel.
Does this song mark CL’s first collaboration with The Black Eyed Peas?
No. This isn’t the first time that The Black Eyed Peas is collaborating with CL. As far back as in 2011, CL and the group performed together live at the 2011 Mnet Asian Music Awards. Two years later (in 2013), will.i.am featured CL and her then group 2NE1 on his song “Gettin’ Dumb”.
Does Fergie appear on this song?
No, she doesn’t. As of the time this song and its album Masters of the Sun Vol. 1 were made, Fergie was officially no longer a member of the group. In February 2018, in an interview with the Daily Star, will.i.am confirmed that Fergie had left the band and thus would not be working with them on Masters of the Sun Vol. 1.