Riff: Justin Bieber feat. Ludacris – “Baby”

Dec 31, 2012

And I was like baby, baby, baby, whoa/Like, baby, baby, baby, no

from Baby lyrics by Justin Bieber feat. Ludacris

What can be said about “Baby” that hasn’t been said already? It takes the most exhausted chords in existence and slaps the word “baby” over it 56 times. The chorus suggests he may have a stutter. Look very closely at 0:26 to see the subliminal marketing tactics South Park skewered come to life.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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