Jermaine Dupri has lastly delivered the star-studded single he’s been teasing with Nelly, Ashanti, and Juicy J, a reimagining of a 90s R&B favourite.
Launched on Friday (February 9), “This Lil’ Sport We Play” flips a subdued and seductive pattern from Subway and 702’s traditional Motown single of the identical title from 1994.
Whereas the unique iteration of the observe depends extra on mesmerizing downtempo R&B, Jermaine Dupri’s model provides breakbeats, jolting hi-hats, and bass kicks that make you bounce to your ft.
Lower than per week away from Valentine’s Day, the Atlanta mogul-produced rework is tinged with romance and lust, and finds each Nelly and Ashanti singing, going forwards and backwards as they commerce enamored bars.
Capturing the adrenaline pumping within the breakbeats, the previous Three 6 Mafia member’s verse is electrical, stupefied by the girl in entrance of him, leaving him speechless other than a whirlwind of craving lyrics.
Try the brand new model of “This Lil’ Sport We Play” under.
Dupri has been teasing “This Lil’ Sport We Play” since November 28. In a since-deleted Instagram submit, he alluded, “Though we speaking bout double Dutch,this a NEW RECORD ALERT !!” He continued, “I acquired @nelly @ashanti & @juicyj on the way in which !!”
A snippet of the brand new track was leaked as soon as once more final month, with a video surfacing of Nelly, Juicy J, Ashanti, and Jermaine Dupri, all within the studio collectively on January 3.
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This new launch on So So Def Recordings and Mass Attraction arrives inside days of the R&B producer inking a cope with Create Music Group.
Dupri might be stepping down as CEO of So So Def and can transfer into the position of Chairman and Founder, whereas additionally stepping up because the Inventive Director of Create Music.
The brand new deal between the 2 firms will switch So So Def Recordings’ publishing, recording, and again catalog to Create Music Group.
The transfer was accomplished by the Life In 1472 rapper to be able to proceed managing artists, discovering new expertise, and producing extra singles – as proven together with his fiery new document, “This Lil’ Sport We Play.”