Swae Lee is not playing around this month, after hinting that the month was going to be a good one, the “Sunflower” singer has delivered back to back. Swae was in the news recently for being pushed by music producer, Mike Will Made It, who shared a photo of his meeting with Interscope to discuss him. He also hinted that new music was coming from the former Rae Sremmurd duo member.
Yesterday, Swae Lee dropped his first official solo single, Sextasy after hinting that his solo project was coming through. Swae had previously given fans a hint of what he could do as a solo artist when he released his debut studio album, Swaecation as part of the Rae Sremmurd SR3MM album. Now, the singer has released the second single from his soon coming sophomore project.
The new song, Won’t Be Late features Canadian rapper / singer, Drake. Won’t Be Late is produced by Nigerian singer and record producer, Tekno. The song is an unadulterated afro beat track which sees Swae Lee and Drake sing about coming through for their lover. The song’s simple energetic beat kind of remains constant like many afro beats tunes. Both artists just ride smoothly on it, delivering their lines in an effortless manner.
Sextasy and Won’t Be Late is expected to appear on Swae Lee‘s follow up project to Swaecation. Speaking to Billboard, he said;
“With this project, I’m not playing. I’m stepping in n***as’ throats. I’m gonna up the standards for these 2010-whatever artists. I’m gonna push the music forward.”
Swae is about to go on tour with Post Malone on his Runaway Tour expected to kick off on Sept. 14 and end on Nov. 20.
Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown, known professionally as Swae Lee, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is one half of the hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd with his brother Slim Jxmmi. In 2017, he was featured on the single “Unforgettable” by French Montana, which reached the top three on the Billboard Hot 100.
Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, Drake has founded the OVO Sound record label with longtime collaborator 40. Drake gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. Intent on pursuing a career in music, he left the series in 2007 after releasing his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement.
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