Jennifer Lopez feat. Lil Wayne

I'm Into You

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April 15, 2011

A muy romantico chorus; a guest rap by Lil Wayne; a lithesome beat pitched somewhere between Puerto Rican reggaeton and Jamaican dancehall, cooked up by can't-miss hitmakers Stargate. "I'm Into You" should be a hot summer single. But the lyrics are painfully insipid ("You got me hooked with your love controller"), and the bland singsong tune fails to work its way into your mind's ear. Even Weezy, sounding as irrepressible as ever, can't coax any pep out of the desultory J. Lo.

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