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Swae Lee activates petty side on ‘Reality Check’: Listen

“I gotta check on my ex to make sure she ain’t doing better than me.”

Photo: Apple Music

I’m unsure what’s wilder: The fact that he said that on record, or that a vast majority of human beings check on the people they used to live to see if they’re doing better than them. In any event, Swae Lee, one of the best voices of the 10s, is back with a petty creme-filled banger called ‘Reality Check’. If you’re one for tongue-in-cheek bars, the track is one to add to your personal playlists.


Written by Richardine Bartee

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