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Riff: Ciara – “I’m Out”

Jun 18, 2013

I just went through a break up/But it’s okay, I got my cake up/Do my hair, put on some makeup/Tryna see where tonight gon’ take us

from I'm Out lyrics by Ciara

Post break up celebrations aren’t exclusively reserved for intimate relationships. It can be between an underrated R&B princess and a label that didn’t do diddly for her last two albums. Perhaps that’s what Ciara is celebrating in this nut cracking anthem featuring the abominable Nicki Minaj.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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