This video is dedicated to anyone that has ever gone threw some B.S. but in the end came out on top…
“What don’t kill you can only make you stronger” / “When someone shows you who they are believe them THE FIRST TIME!!!”
Here are 5 fact’s about The Song
The song was inspired by the reality TV show Survivor, where contestants vote each other off an island.
It is a play on what happened to the group when they lost 3 members in one year.
BeyoncÃ© Knowles said she wrote this after reading a review comparing the band’s member changes to the Survivor TV show.
We later found out that was a lie, “Survivor” was the work of composer/producer Anthony Dent, who had to share credit with not only Beyonce but also her father, Matthew Knowles.
Destiny’s Child performed this for the first time at the 2001 Soul Train Awards.
This won the 2001 MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video.
Two former members of the group, LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson, sued BeyoncÃ© Knowles, Mathew Knowles (BeyoncÃ©’s father and the group’s manager), Kelly Rowland, and Sony Music for breach of contract, defamation, libel, and fraud over this. When Luckett and Roberson left, they signed a settlement that prohibited both parties from talking about their leaving the group. They claimed this song violated that agreement because the lyrics, such as “Thought that I’d be stressed without you, but I’m chillin’, thought I wouldn’t sell without you, sold 9 million,” were aimed at them. BeyoncÃ© Knowles claimed the song was about anyone who ever doubted the group. The case was settled in 2002.
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