“Hummin’ Comin’ At Cha” was a hit, but the rap group wanted to be paid because it was a line in one of their most famous songs.
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“It was definitely Jermaine [Dupri’s] idea,” Tiny told VladTV. “He had this idea of what he wanted us to be like and look like, so on and so on. He felt like, you know, us looking like little rappers and coming out singing like we sung was gonna be like a shocker, more so.” The idea for the title of their debut was straight from Dupri’s desk, but Cypress Hill ended up suing them. “We had to pay up.”
Tiny explained that Dupri wanted to use the phrase Hummin’ Comin’ At Cha because they were “like hummingbirds.” She added, “I get what he was thinking. It wasn’t necessarily what they were talking about” on the original Cypress Hill track. Tiny added that they got sued a few times and couldn’t remember how much they ended up paying the legendary rap group. Watch her discuss the title and lawsuit below.