A History of Taylor Swift’s Love Affair With Hip-Hop


The Date: May 14, 2009

The Moment: During a radio interview with Detroit’s 95.5 FM, Swift said that she loved Tim McGraw and Nelly’s 2004 hit, “Over and Over,” and admitted that she really wanted to sing a hook on one of Lil Wayne’s songs.

How It Showed Taylor Swift’s Love For Hip-Hop: Aside from the fact that she cosigned a popular country/hip-hop collaboration, she also said that she’d be open to doing a duet with Weezy. We’re not sure if he never got the memo—or if he just wasn’t interested in working with someone who would definitely give him a whole new fan base—but either way, Swift tried to toss her hat in the ring and offer up her services for at least one rapper.