When I first caught wind of this video, it had only been on 88Risings page for about 16 hours and it was already at 299K. Which was surprising but also not surprising at the same time. I hadn’t watched the video yet but I figured from the preview image and the aesthetic of 88rising, that it would be an asian rapper or singer. When I watched the video I was awestruck, it was this asian girl singing in both a foreign language I didn’t know and sometimes in english and she was riding the beat so smoothly. Beyond her flow and singing, the beat and the video aesthetic and everything else just came together to make a sound and feeling people have been trying to create for years.
Yaeji has that dark poppy turn up but turn down thing going. Also the video has now been up for 14 days and it is now at 1.1 Million views. I am tellling you this song is going to be a sleeper hit this year. Or maybe it’ll be one in 2018. Maybe all it needs is to be in a fast and furious or some type of movie for it to blow.
If you watch the video and listen to the words, you will understand why I titled the post the way I did.
But to my thoughts on the song: Why do I have the feeling that if this song was sung by a guy it would be more popular? Now I don’t have any real backing to this belief. It’s just there are songs that are less catchy and less lyrical that get more love that are sung by dudes that get more love. I am sorry but I just feel that this song is better then anything Khaled has done. And I fux with Young, Dumb, and Broke heavy.
Mahalia’s song Sober is a smooth fun song about a break up and love, in the middle of October. Maybe because the music video was released in the middle of July it didn’t get as much wave as it should of. Well I think we should fix this, watch the video and I promise you the song will get stuck in your head. Show it to your friends.
This song is a mixture of POP, HIP HOP, and RnB rolled into one and I like it. I don’t really fux with RnB so I think this is a great crossover track ready to just blow up.