Turn Down For What

DJ Snake

featuring Lil Jon

December 18th, 2013

75% beat 25% "What does 'turn down for what' mean?" 100% you feeling uncomfortable that Lil Jon is yelling at you.

Did you know?

  • In January 2014, the single entered the top 5 on the Dance/Electronic chart and debuted at No. 38 on Billboard's Hot 100 and peaked at number 1.
  • "Turn Down for what" has quickly become a go-to song for 2014 and has been featured in various films, commercials and television programs.
  • William Grigahcine, better known by his stage name DJ Snake, was born June 13, 1986 and is a French DJ and producer mixing hip hop and electronic music.
  • In 2011, DJ Snake produced for Lady Gaga’s album "Born This Way". This earned him a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year in February 2012.
  • Urban Dictionary defines the popular saying “Turn Down for What” as: Rhetorical question used by teenagers. "turn up" is the act of getting drunk and high and being reckless so "turn down" would mean sobering up. “Turn down for what” is really saying I am messed up and will continue to be all night, no matter what.