Despite opinion to the contrary ,not every track on Beyonce ‘s new album was about Jay Z.
When the singer dropped Lemonade in April, fans assumed the entire album was about her husband’s alleged infidelity.
However, songwriter Ingrid, who worked on album track Love Drought, has revealed that the track, which was inspired by an incident involving Queen B, had nothing to do with the rapper.Ingrid told Genius .
“When I wrote Love Drought, I was very frustrated with the label at the time two years ago,”
Two of the people who were in the label at the time had lied to me and told me Beyoncé wasn’t currently listening to any new music.”
Ingrid – who revealed that Beyonce doesn’t even know the truth behind the track – said that she became angry after learning she’d been lied to.
“I got to the studio to go to her writing camp four days later, in L.A., they started playing me music [by another act]…it was very inspiring. So then the A&R is like, ‘Yeah, I mean, it’s amazing. I have to read to you Miss B’s notes about their music.'”And she starts reading these notes and I’m like, they just told me that she’s not listening to any music. I was so p***ed. I couldn’t get out of my head the fact that they just lied to me.”
“The whole hook, Love Drought is about music, you know, my relationship with music.”
Part of the lyrics read
Ten times out of nine, I know you’re lying
But nine times out of ten, I know you’re trying