Avril Lavigne unveiled the third single from her upcoming Head Above Water album, titled “Dumb Blonde” and that includes Nicki Minaj, on Tuesday (Feb. 12).
"I ain’t no dumb blonde/I ain’t no silly Barbie doll/I received my recreation on/You gon' watch me, watch me, watch me show you mistaken," Lavigne asserts on the foot-stomping refrain. Minaj later presents up an explosive, don't-mess verse.
"@NickiMinaj is my favourite!!! I’ve been listening to her for thus lengthy," Lavigne additionally tweeted forward of the drop. "As quickly as I recorded #DumbBlonde, I knew she’d be the proper artist to collaborate with on it. When she stated sure it was like a dream come true!!!"
Minaj additionally revealed that she is a longtime fan of Avril’s music. "I used to drive to my job [at] Red Lobster enjoying this girl’s album for an hour straight on a regular basis for months," Minaj tweeted. "Crying to "I’m with you”, blasting “sophisticated” “issues I’ll by no means say” “no one’s idiot” “sk8er boi”. omg. #DumbBlonde tmrw. This girl is so unbelievably proficient.”
“Dumb Blonde” follows the discharge of title observe “Head Above Water” and “Tell Me It’s Over” because the third launch from Lavigne’s forthcoming sixth studio album -- her first since being recognized with Lyme illness in 2014.