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How Well Does The-Dream Know The Lyrics To The-Dream Songs?

His songwriting credits — including megahits for Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Mariah Carey — are numerous. Too numerous to remember, even.

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We'll start with an easy one...

You have my heartAnd we'll never be worlds apartMaybe in magazinesBut you'll still be my star

The-Dream says:

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"I'll never forget this one."

Correct!

"Umbrella," performed by Rihanna (2007).

And a little bit harder...

If there's a camera up in hereThen I'd best not catch this flickOn YouTube (YouTube)

The-Dream says:

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Nailed it!

"Touch My Body," performed by Mariah Carey (2008).

Here's a recent jam...

You curse my nameIn spite to put me to shameHave my laundry in the streetsDirty or cleanGive it up for fame

The-Dream says:

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Bingo!

"Holy Grail," performed by Jay Z and Justin Timberlake (2013).

How about this gem...

Can't let nobody take it away, from you, from me, from weNo time for moping around, are you kidding?

The-Dream says:

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"This must've been a co-write!"

Incorrect!

"Just Fine," performed by Mary J. Blige (2007). This one was indeed co-written by Blige, Phalon Alexander, and The-Dream's frequent collaborator Tricky Stewart.

OK, this one's a gimme...

You decided to dip but now you wanna trip'Cause another brother noticed me

The-Dream says:

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Correct!

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," performed by Beyoncé (2008).

No excuses here...

We used to kick up at the parkNow she's all grown up (up)Rockin' them stilettosJumpin' up outta that Mercedes truck (truck)

The-Dream says:

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[Mid-lyric-reading] "Ha. You can go ahead and stop."

Yep!

"Shawty Is a 10," performed by The-Dream (2007)

How about this one?

No one caresIt's whippin' my hair, it's pullin' my waistTo hell with staresThe sweat is drippin' all over my face

The-Dream says:

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"Can I get some help with the melody?"

Incorrect!

"Me Against the Music," performed by Britney Spears and Madonna (2003).

Here's a good one...

I can see the stars all the way from hereCan't you see the glow on the windowpane?

The-Dream says:

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Yep!

"Love On Top," performed by Beyoncé (2011).

This one's a crowd-pleaser...

I know you wanna bite thisIt's so enticin'Nothin' else like thisI'mma make you my bitch

The-Dream says:

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"The first ratchet female record."

Correct!

"Birthday Cake," performed by Rihanna (2011).

And here's one only The-Dream fans will know...

I'll circle the stars and bring you one backI'll walk through the sun for you'Cause there's somethin' you do
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Correct!

"Walkin' on the Moon," performed by The-Dream and Kanye West (2009).

8/10 — Not bad!

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