"Motivation" is a song performed by American recording artist Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne for her third studio album Here I Am. The song was written by Jim Jonsin, Rico Love, Daniel Morris and Lil Wayne, with Jonsin producing the song and Lil Wayne having featured vocals.
"Motivation" received favorable reviews from critics generally praising the sexiness of the song. Official remixes were produced for the song, including a dubstep-inspired electronic mix by Diplo and a rap remix by Busta Rhymes, Trey Songz and Fabolous.
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The song has peaked at number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart where it stayed seven weeks in a row, and number seventeen on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Kelly Rowland's second US top 20 hit and her second highest performing single to date as a solo artist, behind "Dilemma". It was certified double platinum by the RIAA in May 2013.
The video opens in a blue-colored hue lit warehouse, with Rowland standing in the passageway before it cuts to her walking through the building checking out the ladies and men mingling. Rowland can then be seen in a purple swimsuit & coat, doing different sexual choreography routines with her many half-dressed male backup dancers.
The clip then shows Lil Wayne in his own scene rapping his verse to the song. He can then be seen leaning against a wall and standing on a bed with the lights flashing while Rowland is simultaneously being entertained by a male dancer as she sits upon a chair.