In general, rappers tend to celebrate cities in their bars, while R&B singers lavish more lyrical attention on their romantic partners. Buzzmaking singer, songwriter and beatsmith Drew Scott (the co-producer, with Deonte, of Dawn Richard‘s Gleaux) manages to do both at the same time on his Booth debut, an EP standout dedicated to a woman by the name of Brooke Lynn. In an approach reminiscent of Common‘s I Used to Love H.E.R., the Cali-residing triple-threat chronicles his stormy love affair with NYC’s largest borough. Appropriately, Scott’s own instrumental backdrop is a seamless blend of hip-hop and R&B, featuring boom-bap percussion and subtle vocal sampling along with reverberant keys and string flourishes. Has Brooke Lynn built up a bridge to your heart? Then you’ll doubless find more to like on the artist’s Places I’ve Ever Been EP, available now for free download via Audiomack.
Written by richard on 08/2/13
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