“D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)” is a song written by American rapper Jay-Z. It was produced by No I.D.. and Kanye West who also contributed the vocals in the bridge. It was released as a digital download on June 23 as the lead single of Jay-Z’s eleventh studio album, The Blueprint³.
The song made its world premiere on the New York radio station Hot 97 on June 5. Its lyrics address the overusage of the Auto-Tune in the music industry. The song samples “In the Space” by French film composers Janko Nilovic and Dave Stuckey. The bridge is inspired by Steam’s “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”.