Afro B’s 'Drogba (Joanna)' has found a strong audience with more than 41 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by Team Salut and appears on Afrowave 2. On the track, Afro B sings about a beautiful woman who catches everyone’s attention. Previously: Wale ft. Afro B, Sneakbo - Stay Winning
Lil Nas X’s 'Old Town Road' has risen to prominence after the song went viral on TikTok and now has more than 78 million Spotify streams to date. The single is produced by YoungKio, Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor. On the track, Lil Nas X raps about starting on the road to fame and fortune … Continue reading Lil Nas X Breaks Down “Old Town Road” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified
YBN Almighty Jay’s 'Let Me Breathe' has found a strong audience with nearly 5 million YouTube views to date. Released after he was attacked in New York City, YBN Almighty Jay raps about being hounded by the press and fans who only focus on the negative.
Compton rapper Roddy Ricch mixes a heavy Southern influence with West Coast street narratives. His breakthrough single 'Die Young' is a tribute to the late XXXTentacion and features production from London On Da Track and Rex Kudo. It has racked up over 8 million YouTube views to date and describes Ricch’s fear of being gunned … Continue reading Roddy Ricch Breaks Down “Die Young” Lyrics On Genius’ Series ‘Verified’
Following the success of her breakthrough hit 'Boo'd Up,' British singer-songwriter Ella Mai released 'Trip' in early August 2018. The piano-driven track, which is produced by Keys and DJ Mustard, serves as the second single from her self-titled debut album and has a current peak of No. 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 with over … Continue reading Ella Mai Breaks Down “Trip” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified
Brooklyn rapper Flipp Dinero’s career reached new heights in late 2017 after he recruited G Herbo for 'Time Goes Down (Remix).' His March single 'Leave Me Alone' received even more attention, thanks to co-signs from NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Drake. The GuaLa See GuaLa track, which is produced by Young Forever Beats … Continue reading Flipp Dinero Breaks Down “Leave Me Alone” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified
After a prolonged rollout, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky released his third studio album TESTING last week. One of the standouts songs is 'Praise the Lord (Da Shine),' featuring a guest verse and production by London MC Skepta. In less than three days, the chest thumping track earned over 62,000 pageviews on Genius and 4.2 million … Continue reading A$AP Rocky Breaks Down “Praise The Lord (Da Shine)” Lyrics & Meaning On Verified
Rae Sremmurd made an ambitious statement with their third studio album, the triple-disc SR3MM. The most popular single released in anticipation of the LP was 'Powerglide,' which peaked at No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100. Produced by Mike WiLL Made-It, J. Hovart, and Mally Mall, it features Juicy J and is built around a … Continue reading Rae Sremmurd Breaks Down “Powerglide” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified
Nicky Jam first ignited his reggaeton career in the early aughts, gaining recognition for his features on Daddy Yankee songs like “Entre Sábanas Blancas” and “Guayando.” Unfortunately, Jam’s music career was put on hold after developing addiction issues. But he’s successfully returned to the spotlight over the past few years, releasing Fénix in 2017—his first … Continue reading Nicky Jam Breaks Down “X” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified
Blac Youngsta has built a fanbase over the years with a slew of mixtapes and collaborations, including 'Heavy' with Yo Gotti and Travi$ Scott's 'Coordinate.' Born Samuel Benson, the Memphis-based rapper first ignited his career in 2015 after signing to Gotti's CMG label. While tracks like 'Tissue' have raked in millions of YouTube views, the … Continue reading Blac Youngsta Breaks Down “Booty” Lyrics & Meaning on #Verified
It's been a successful week for BlocBoy JB, who just earned his first charting hit with 'Look Alive' featuring Drake. The song debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, making the Memphis rapper the first artist in 2018 to earn a Hot 100 debut in the Top 10.
Derez De'Shon began his career as a frequent collaborator with the late Slim Dunkin, releasing songs such 'Just Another Day' under the former monikers D-Bo and D Dash Bo. The loss of his friend prompted him to take a break from music and he returned last August with his 18-track project Pain. As the latest … Continue reading Derez De’Shon Breaks Down “Hardaway” Lyrics & Meaning on Verified