"Partition" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her self-titled fifth studio album (2013). It was co-written by long-time collaborator The-Dream along with Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé, Dwane Weir, Mike Dean. Production for the song was handled by Timbaland, Harmon, Timberlake, Key Wane and Beyoncé, with additional production from Dean and Boots. The song was sent to urban contemporary on February 25, 2014 as the third single from Beyoncé by Columbia Records. .