When I first read The Dream‘s new song title, extreme excitement took over my fingers. I couldn’t click fast enough! I was praying the jam would be something along the lines of his killer bedroom anthem “Falsetto” or anything close to something that sounded like it came off his first album. Then of course, the featuring Fabolous added to my anticipation.
“Slow It Down” isn’t that slow. Bummer. That’s what I was hoping for. Sexy? I wouldn’t quite describe the tune as such, maybe… funny is a better adjective. “I know they ain’t gon’ play this on top 40 radio, but the white girls still gon’ ride it like a rodeo,” sings the radio killer. I would have cut it off if I wasn’t expecting him to say at least one R.Kelly-esque line.
All in all, it wasn’t what I was expecting and the top 40 radio reference was uncomfortable but I am looking forward to his upcoming album “Fourplay” due in stores May 7th. Good thing Fabolous saves the day on this one!
MUSIC ROUNDUP: J.Cole Enlists Miguel; The Dream & Fabolous ‘Slow It Down’; Usher’s Gone ‘Missin” was originally published on hellobeautiful.com