I Cry is taken from Wild Ones

Flo Rida’s I Cry Lyrics Honors Victims in Norway

CHART SPOTLIGHT. US rapper Flo Rida earns his third consecutive No.1 hit in Norway as ‘I Cry’ ascends to the top in its second week. There’s no coincidence that Norwegians were quick to embrace the song which is based on Bingo Player’s 2011 track ‘Cry (Just a Little),’ which is in its turn built on Brenda Russell’s 1988 hit ‘Piano in the Dark.’

A part of Flo Rida’s rap is dedicated to the Utøya victims:

Norway, no you didn’t get my flowers
No way to sound better but the killer was a coward
Face just showers, the minute in a hour
Heard about the news all day went sour

According to the Norwegian media outlets  VG and På NåFlo Rida had wanted to come to Olso this July. I Cry’ bows at No.21 on the Swedish digital download chart, expect it to rise in the coming weeks. The track is also this week’s smash at the hit radio station NRJ.

‘Whistle’ Remains a Hit

His former hit ‘Whistle’ remains a hit in Sweden, according to SvD it currently sits at No.5. The track also remains within the top ten in Norway. Flo Rida also gets support from the our national female soccer team, who currently works out to a list including Chris Brown’s ‘Don’t Wake Me Up,’ Mohombi’s ‘Love to Party’ and ‘I Cry’ according to news paper Aftonbladet’s sports edition.

I’ve previously covered Flo Rida on WelcheMusic, back in January ‘Wild Ones’ was the comeback single with Sia and last February ‘Turn Around’ made a belated entry on the Swedish singles chart.

Flo Rida – I Cry (Official Audio)