One of the benefits of writing for DJBooth is constantly being introduced to new music. UK singer and hit-song writer Jessie J is frankly news to me, though that makes me feel a little off my game. How could I not know about the woman who has penned songs for Alicia Keys, Miley Cyrus, Chris Brown and countless other A-list voices? For her first DJBooth feature, Jessie is stepping out on the solo tip with Price Tag, a new single featuring ATL’s B.o.B. Jessie is vocally stunning here, with skills wedged somewhere between her fellow Englanders Joss Stone and Lily Allen, with the tongue and cheek lyrical appeal of the latter. Producer Dr. Luke creates an easy going, guitar laden track while B.o.B spits typically high quality rhymes about how the value of music cannot be measured in dollars. No doubt about it, Price Tag is a feel good record you can’t help but sing along to. If Jessie J’s upcoming album Who You Are is all this good, we’ll not only be humming the songs she’s written for others, but singing along to her own priceless music.
Written by Jessica "Compton" Bennett on 12/1/10
Submit your Rating
First DJ Booth Appearance:
Total DJ Booth Features:
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- Kendrick Lamar - i
- 10 Must Have Hip-Hop Downloads of the Week (9/19)
- 2 Chainz ft. Young Thug - Dresser (Lil Boy)
- Jennifer Lopez ft. Iggy Azalea - Booty (Remix)
- Lupe Fiasco ft. Billy Blue - Pu$$y
- Lil Dicky - Lemme Freak
- Yelawolf - Till It’s Gone
- Once Lost, a Lil Wayne Fan Finds His Faith in “Carter V”
- How to Get Your Music Posted Online: The Email Edition
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.