Unable to Watch this Youtube Video? Click here to play in Soundcloud instead.
Better Run, Booth readers; in a shocking, Jekyll/Hyde-esque metamorphosis, mild-mannered soul songstress Ayah has transformed into a monstrous alter ego by the name of Merna. Before you hightail it out of town, though, I encourage you to give her new single a spin. The first release off a forthcoming project under the T-Dot native’s newly-adopted persona, this cut is a striking change of pace from the breezy vibe of records like Notorious. Makai Black sets an ominous mood on the production tip, pairing a spare organ riff with menacing percussion as the singer warns onlookers to flee immediately, lest they get caught in her growing swath of destruction. Digging Ayah’s darker side? Then stay tuned; Merna’s forthcoming debut set currently lacks both a title and a drop date, but we’ll keep you posted on the project as further details emerge.
Update: Click “Watch Video” above or scroll down (for mobile) to view Merna’s Zac Facts-directed Better Run visual.
Written by richard on 11/13/13
Submit your Rating
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Young & Reckless" (2014)
Total DJ Booth Features:
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- DeJ Loaf - Sell Sole
- Heat Check: How Do You Feel About Drake’s “How About Now”
- 10 Must Have Hip-Hop Downloads of the Week (10/17)
- Freddie Gibbs x Madlib ft. Action Bronson, Joey BadA$$ & Ransom - Knicks (Remix)
- All 79 Things Chance the Rapper Hates on “No Better Blues”
- Lupe Fiasco ft. Sirah - Lilies
- ShayGray - No Sense of Accomplishment
- F*ck Norms: Why the Critics Are Wrong About Yung Lean
- All 72 of Drakes Billboard Top 100 Songs
- DJBooth Announces Our New Top Prospects…
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.