Who does Chlöe sample on Have Mercy, the singer's debut single?

Amber Peake September 11, 2021
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After going viral on Tik Tok, the music video for Chlöe Bailey’s debut single Have Mercy dropped yesterday, Friday, 10 September. As fans hype the song on social media, some have wondered who Chlöe Bailey samples at the start of Have Mercy.

Who does Chlöe Bailey sample on Have Mercy?

Chlöe Bailey first teased her debut solo track back in July on her 23rd birthday. The single’s intro was later released on TikTok, which later went viral on the platform as it became a dance challenge.

Following the release of its music video yesterday (Friday, 10 September), some have since noticed the song samples TT the Artist and UNIIQU3’s track Off The Chain, which was released in 2018.

At the start of Have Mercy, a voice is heard rapping: “Booty so big (Work), Lord, have mercy”, which also features in the 2018 track. The sample is stated on the Genius page for Have Mercy, and both TT the Artist and UNIIQU3 are credited as writers on the new release.

Elsewhere others believe the song is similar to the Pussycat Doll’s When I Grow Up:

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When will her solo album drop?

Have Mercy is Chlöe Bailey’s first solo release, having previously become known alongside her sister Halle Bailey as Chloe x Halle.

A release date for her upcoming album is yet to be confirmed, although, in a recent interview with Billboard, Bailey announced it is in its final stages.

Talking of her upcoming project, she revealed to the music publication, “it’s 90% done“.

She also admitted she has been working on the album on and off since 2019 amid the release of her and her sister’s 2020 album Ungodly Hour.

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Fans react to the Have Mercy music video

As the music video for Have Mercy dropped yesterday (Friday, 10 September), fans have since reacted to the visuals from the track on social media:

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.