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Oven Heat: ‘Caroline’ by Aminé

Aminé is next up.

 

Aminé is next up.

Photo: Willamette Week
Photo: Willamette Week

Growing up with a sister bearing the same name as the title of this song was cool but for some reason, she never liked any ‘Caroline’ songs. In Portland-native rapper Aminé’ version, he talks about a fine girl with a beautiful shape — see the cover art for reference — that he wants to wrestle in the nude. Often pulling inspiration from Outkast’s classic material, Aminé is as dexterous. He is witty too, as his fellow new school rappers Chance the Rapper and ScHoolboy Q.


Update: I played this song for her when she came home from work. She didn’t like it either.


Aminé's "Caroline" cover art


Written by Richardine Bartee

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