Fresh off the success of Motivation, her highest-charting U.S. single to date, Kelly Rowland is under pressure to deliver an equally fresh follow-up. If tentative selection Lay It on Me (previously leaked to the ‘net in an incomplete version, but presented here in its finished form) is any indication, the Destiny’s Child alum isn’t taking any chances—from the amorous theme, to the club-ready beat, to the high-profile guest feature, the record has all the ingredients of a club/radio smash. Hit-Boy handles production duties, blending sizzling synths with delicate ivory-tinkling as Rowland lets a lucky man know exactly what she wants from him. Playing the fella in question, Finally Famous fast-riser Big Sean proves more than happy to oblige, lacing the front and back with racy double-entendres: “My d*ck curiosity, ‘cause it killed the cat… and satisfaction brought it back.” So, Booth readers, lay it on me (your opinion, that is): has Rowland got another hit on her hands? If you like what you’re hearing, don’t miss the rest of what Kelly Rowland’s got in store on her Here I Am LP, scheduled to hit record store shelves and online retailers on July 26.
Written by richard on 07/17/11
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