Kim Zolciak

Kim revealed the inspiration behind her dance anthem!

on Sep 17, 20090

 

What was the inspiration behind your single, ''Tardy for the Party''?
Kim Zolciak: The inspiration behind ''Tardy for the Party'' was first and foremost my daughter Brielle. She co-wrote the original lyrics when she was nine years old. The song was fun and catchy. Kandi [Burruss] changed the melody and turned the song into a dance anthem.

 

How did the idea for the single originate?
Zolciak: Brielle wrote the original lyrics years ago. The song was catchy and fun. After all the heat I got last year and all the humiliation I experienced, I wanted to face my fears and try singing again. I didn't realize until I had to go back into the studio just how emotional it would be. I had Kandi's constant encouragement and expertise, which helped make the experience so enjoyable. It was a moment I will never forget.

 

353 comments
Gagak
Gagak

I don't want to know this isn't all alslbuteoy real and that these women really do run around public places screaming at each other and random passerby.

Ayumi
Ayumi

Rumor has it Bravo has has to pay for rtneal homes for a few of the girls in past seasons. SHOCKER!

Chele
Chele

Kim, I think you're cool, personally, but you live in Duluth, and that's its own town, not Atlanta. Believe me, you aren't missing much here in Atlanta! It can be a nightmare. I was shot in the head in my own home here in downtown Atlanta. The responsible party was never caught. I had to have three brain surgeries because of it, and that was the end of myair for awhile.As for the song, it's catchy and you did a good job on it. So did Kandi.Nobody cares what NeNe has to say anyway.

paula c
paula c

Kim you cant sing or dance and the wigs look so fake you should act like a lady my mom said about women there are the kind you date an the kind you marry guess which you are and you should teach your children morals and to be ladies and the kind y0u marry

reggaecharlie
reggaecharlie

Kim I'm reggaecharlie, (Reggae Artist) songwriter/performer, i'd like to write you a song, matter of fact i've got a couple of hundred songs for you to choose from if you're interested, please let me know asap, hoe to hear from you soon, Nuff props on tardy for the party, i like it,it's hot

Reggaecharlie

Tardy Party Girls
Tardy Party Girls

KIM, OMG OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG you are the nEw bRitNey!!! honestly you work the mic better than any of these posers. YOU ARE NEVER EVER EVER EVER TARDY FOR THE PARTY..... YOU WILL NEVER BE TARDY FOR THE PARTY IN MY AGENDA BOOK!~~~~ PLEASE WRITE BACK, I AM YOUR BIGGEST FAN!!!

YOU ARE SO GORGEOUS, I LOVE YOUR STYLE! WE NEED YOU TO DROP ANOTHA SONG SOON SISTA !!!! IM ADDICTED !! IM PHEENING FOR YOUR MUSIC

OV'WA ... SO HOT

brittany smith
brittany smith

i love kims song it is really good and i think she is the best.. i love her..

Tim E
Tim E

Kim-

I love you, I love tardy for the Party and I think you need to "fly above all the haters" Love you Bitch and you better workk!!

ANDREABO
ANDREABO

KIM DONT LISTEN TO THE HATERS, AND LIVE YOUR LIFE JUST THE WAY YOU WANT. "DONT BE TARDY FOR THE PARTY" IS SO YOU AND NO ONE LIKE NENE COULD MAKE IT ANY BETTER. I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE SONG I THINK YOU DID A GREAT JOB!!!!!! YOU ARE LIKE THE NEXT MAROLIN MONROE OR THE NEXT ANA NICHOL SMITH BUT WITHOUT THE DRAMA. YOUR HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!

tayonne
tayonne

i like the song i know the song by heart

goodgirlgonebad
goodgirlgonebad

hey kim girl i wanna congratulate you on your song don't be tardy for the party i luv it so much kandie really did hook you up you should really thank her. keep up the good work.

c.c
c.c

yoooooo this song is sooo hot i loveeeeee this song i live for this song bye kim u rock u dont need nene to get a hit record so also kandi u rock too send emails to me i want to sing i love singing peace people !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Camille Walton
Camille Walton

KIM!!!!! I LOVE LOVE YOUR SONG. me and my roomate play this song all the time. and its my ringtone! are you going to have a cd coming out?! cause i want to buy it!

marie
marie

Kim I'm so glad you done the song Tardy For The Party by your self because nene would have been silly and messed the song up for you. She is not your friend she just wants to control you she don't want anyone else to be you friend that is why the rest of the housewives are not your friends please keep kandi close to you be good to her because friends like her don't come alone every day.I think you too are great and i think yall will be friends for a long time..Keep up the good work and don't let anyone pull you down suround yourself with good people like kandi and her friends..

amy
amy

Kim, do you people forget how Nene made fun of you when wearing that wig in front of everyone. Why would you want to do a song with her after that. You made the right choice to do the song by yourself with Kandi's help. You rock and so does your song.

jonica
jonica

KIM, I LOVE YOUR SONG.KANDY DID HER THING.YOU & KANDY NEED 2 STAY GOOD FRIENDS.

PHYLLLIS76
PHYLLLIS76

Kim, I love your song!! I think your beautiful and your my favorite housewife by far. As for Nene she shows no real friendship to you and i can't stand her always making fun of you, and Nene calling Kandi GETTO please she needs to look real hard in the mirror!!!

penny woodard
penny woodard

have you noticed that you have a natural beauty about you? So you could tone down all the heavy makeup, and try not to wear all the things that are half way across your chest and use a more down to earth look and you would look pretty as any woman would want to be. match it with love, respect of your friends and loyality, and you would be unmatched in the great wild and crazy gal that i have loved from the very first show i saw you in last year. Its said, "less is more." And Kim i know that you could pull that off flawless to a tee. love you in bloomingdale michigan. penny

DavidisHOT
DavidisHOT

Kim is really cool and I think she is the nicest one out of the group. The other girls are jealous! Kim, continue to work it and be yourself! Don't let NENE and her fat ass bring you down. I love your new song & all your GAYS love u. xo

Viewer
Viewer

Kim - I truly enjoyed watching this series until the Tardy For the Party episode where you wore your red dress which practically showed your entire breasts. I was so embarrassed. I had to turn the channel when my 16 year old son came into the room.

LEA
LEA

Kim, I love your song!!!!You did so good. Keep up the good work. I only have onf comment would you please not use the F word so much. You are so beautiful and all that word dose is bring you down and you are better than that. I hope I did not offend you,I realy do wish you well.Don't let what others say about bring you down. When people see that they can get under your skin by talking about you they will. Congrats on the engagement. Love that BLING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lea

disgusted
disgusted

Your voice sucks, if not for Kandi's team you'd sound tone deaf and nasal as always. The fact you didn't show up for Kandi is a statement of who you are. Selfish, vapid and oblivious to other people's feelings. NeNe has become a rude, loud, overblown ego but she's right, you will use her or anyone to get what you want and push them under the bus when you have to share the spotlight. You have delusions of grandeur and have no idea of what a friend is. Beware of karma babe.. yours is going to be a bitch.

Jackie from Pittsburgh
Jackie from Pittsburgh

Kim, Don't let nobody put you down your better than that. I walk around my house singing dont be tardy for the party all day everyday. I sing it so much my kids tell me to be quiet and let you sing your own song. I hope Kandi can help you take your career whereever it is you want it to go. good luck and if you need a backup singer let me know.

Viewer
Viewer

Kim, In all fairness you and NeNe DID plan on doing the song together, right? And from what I have seen Brielle and NeNe care for each other very much. I don't think NeNe is after any of your spotlight. She has plenty of her own. I think she feel betrayed.

Lisa Hern
Lisa Hern

Nene said it is your decision to decide if you want her in and I think you made the right decision. You sound great.... Nene just needs to respect that... Keep up the go work ...

Amy
Amy

You don't need Nene in the song or in life. She wants everyone to be her best friend but yet she has been one of the worst type friend to you. When Sheree was attacking you on the street was Nene defending you--NO she was restraining you from leaving my grabbing your wrist. That isn't a friend. That's a person with no etiquette and thinks a little too much of herself. Kim, leave Nene out of your personal and proffessional life. She is not helpful in either areas. Your song will be better off without Nene. I wouldn't listen to it if it had Nene in it-ha.

Beverley
Beverley

Kim, I Love Tardy for the Party. You did an awesome job. I am so proud of you. I know it took alot of courage to go back into the studio, but you did it. You are a very strong woman and can do anything you put your mind to. Love the new wigs they look great. I wish you many years of success with your wig line. NeNe DOES NOT NEED TO BE ON THE SONG. NeNe thinks she is all that but she is not. Hope you and your girls are doing well. Take Care.

Viewer
Viewer

I'm glad your dream came true. It's amazing what technology can do! Good Job!

ivy
ivy

kim, your song do rocks.i love it and i am happy you are doing it without nene.you go girl!

Malinda
Malinda

I do like the song I just think in fairness,Ne-Ne should be on the song to because that was the original plan. If it was the other way around you would be hurt if Ne-Ne had done that to you,your light could still shine artists have other artists featuring on their music all the time. I just think if not that song you could've agreed to do another song if nothing else to show good faith. But it is what it is if its worth your friendship do you.

A true Ne-Ne fan
A true Ne-Ne fan

I feel like this i do like your song not because your singing it clearly its all auto tune but because Kandi is a great producer your a fake person kim and i hope u get whats cumming to you

Viewer
Viewer

I really think that the idea of cutting NeNe out of the song for whatever reasons you came up with is not right coz it just shows how fake your promises are. All i know is that Dallas was right.... You cant sing!

Coco from PR
Coco from PR

glad you overcame your fear of singing! I was impressed you told nene that you wanted to do it by yourself, congrats! nene has dissapointed me with her jelousy and crave fro attention...

donna M
donna M

Kim the song sounds good. However last season I remember your daughters music teacher an older gentleman saying that he has a few songs for you to listen to and tardy for the party was one of them..... actually the song sound great! I am glad actually that you did it by yourself , After everything that happened last season you needed this ego boost. You were using NeNe to make it sorta a joke so your feelings would be spared . I am glad Kandi came along and helped you through the nonsense and gave you your confience back.

Viewer
Viewer

Great job Kim! Awesome job Kandi! LOVE the song! Just bought it off of iTunes. You don't need NeNe to make this song a hit. It already is. Maybe Nene should have you to help her sell her book! You GO Kim and Kandi!!!

lori
lori

Kim this is your song only, You never gave up, You have shown all the young women that they can make it if they belive in therself. The best is yet to come for you,keep Kandi with you.

Viewer
Viewer

I like Tardy for Party. I liked the country/rockabilly/trashy version though.

Viewer
Viewer

You go Kim, congratulations on a job well done. The song is catchy and I love it. You don't need Nene on an album when there is so much hate! Who cares what others think. Your daughter created this song and it is yours to do with as you wish. Enough said!

KICK NENE TO THE CURB
KICK NENE TO THE CURB

KIM U GO GIRL. I luv your song. I think you are so funny and truly interesting to watch. Im so sorry for all you had to publicly endure with some of those .......... but you came up looking better than all of them. I LUVVVVVVVVVVV Kandi too. She is a genius ...

ON KIM'S WINNING TEAM
ON KIM'S WINNING TEAM

Kim, I am soooooo proud of you. With Kandi's expertise and your persistance, you did it girl. It sounds fantastic. Im also glad you didnt do it with Nene. She has done so much to hurt you, I cant believe she actually thought she would have a chance to sing with you. I never could stand Nene; i always felt she was the initial trouble maker with you and everyone. She couldnt keep her mouth closed. She just babbles constantly throughout the show. The only classy ones on the show are you and Kandi. I love that girl. I think if you stay close to her, you will have a friend for life. Cuz I know that youre loyal to our friends too. KICK NENE TO THE CURB.

Maria
Maria

Kim, If is wasn't for the genius Kandi and a fantastic sound board on your side, you would not be sounding half way as good as you do. I would not recongize that it is you singing this song. Let's be honest please, you don't have a great singing voice, but it does goes to show that with a great producer even you pulled off this song. What I would like to see and hear is you singing live, no studio electronics behind changing your voice. Are you willing to go on TV and sing live? No pretaped recordings of you either. If you do, and sound like to record, then I will be the first one out there saying how great you are.

Viewer
Viewer

You seem to always get such a hard time. You can do the song alone,but aren't you going back on your word? Were you just using her so that you would feel comfortable? Take a close look at your choice. Hey, either way ~ your still great I ain't haten!

Ciel
Ciel

First I did not believe about your singing talent, but now that i heard the song, wow you're good. And with kandy on your side, trust me you'll go far. Working with Nene would've been Drama drama drama and no success

michelle
michelle

Kim, hey kim you need to stop bein selfish cause it aint right. You need to be nice to NeNe she should be in the song cause girl she can sing good. You need to stop bein a snitch and you need to stop spreadin rumors throughtout the girls. You need to stop makin the girls go against each other cause girl it really aint right doin that. Sorry if it sounds mean but girl it is the truth.

Valencia McGowan
Valencia McGowan

Hello!!!!

First off, "Tardy For The Party" is a lame song (sorry, but I'm not into country muse). All this funkin over what! Kandi is the one who made something out of nothing. She's the real / true artist here. Kim can't sing worth sh------!, and NeNe is just okay. When it comes down to the credits, the man who wrote the song will get credit first, then Kandi and her crew. IF (and thats a big one) the song goes in a CD worth of songs, again produced by Kandi, Kim will get credit as the vocalist. I don't blame Kandi for getting hot. You go girl. I love "Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls" and "No Scubs". Sho you right.

Viewer
Viewer

Kim,

Good song, but I will not purchase it...you were wrong by not allowing NeNe to participate in the recording of the song. NeNe is the one who helped you, motivated you and actually placed you in the position you are in. You cut her out and what comes around goes around!

Viewer
Viewer

Kim I think the song is wonderful and I downloaded it myself..You and Kandi did a wonderful job..You should be so proud..NeNe always says that your this or your that..She doesn't have alot of room to talk after showing her true colors the night of Sheree's independence party. It think that you showed alot of class by just leaving. I think that Kandi should have stomped her ass for her getting into Kandi's face the way she did.. You and Kandi are my favorite ladies on the show.

Just remain true to yourself and do not dignified the others with any comments when they start running their mouths....Because they will and I can assure that NeNE will be the first.

Stephanie
Stephanie

I will give anybody credit that is messing with a married man. I can tell by your ethics you do not have God in your life.

Brooke
Brooke

Kim-YOU ROCK!! You probably don't read these ccause I probably wouldn't either but just incase you do I have related to you since season 1. I hate how everyone tends to gang up on you and all you are doing is living your life the way YOU want to and nothing holds you back. I am going through a divorce with a 2 year old son so I am a single mom and I know how compasionate you are about your girls....and it's damn hard raising them by yourself. I give you nothing but 2 thumbs up. By the way would love a Team Kim shirt but wouldn't be able to get my hands on one. Plus money is tight I was recently laid off...BUT NO PITTY PARTY. Just another note I love the song you ROCKED IT!! Keep being you and you will conquor the world. xoxo Brooke