Death is anywhere and everywhere. Typically known for his jazzy falsetto and blessed vibrato, “It’s True” finds BJ the Chicago Kid switching his lovely singing voice for calmed-out rap stories detailing the demise of fallen comrades that never had it coming. A friend who had a gun but never took a life. A friend who lost her mother had a daughter who lost her mother too. Featured Los Angeles-native ScHoolboy Q’s sense of hood existentialism finds him at his most insightful and a perfect companion for the crackly-smooth Mike&Keys production.
Words by L-SPEX