Drake ft. Trey Songz - Replacement Girl

Posted 2 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
T. Slack, Boi-1da and T-Minus
Album:
Comeback Season

I know, I know—even in hip-hop years, 2007 ain’t exactly the olden days. But with Drake‘s junior full-length, Nothing Was the Same, fixing to explode onto record store shelves next Tuesday, we thought it would be appropriate to take a look back at the joint that first introduced mainstream audiences to the hip-hop megastar. Part of sophomore mixtape Comeback Season, debut single Replacement Girl showcases a Drizzy who has yet to fully develop his persona; in place of the languid pillow talk that’s become his trademark, he exhibits a more brash, uptempo rhyme style and, rather than singing his own hook, he enlists the help of R&B hitmaker Trey Songz. Nonetheless, it’s hard not to be struck by the T-Dot native’s potential. The BET brass certainly were; on April 30, they featured the cut (along with its Shane Stirling-directed visuals) as their “New Joint of the Day,” making Drake the first unsigned Canadian emcee to have a video featured on the channel.

Drake Trey Songz HitmakerMusic VideosR And B PopThrowback Thursdays

Written by
Posted 2 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Drake

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Desiigner’s “Panda” is Now 3x Platinum, But “Tiimmy Turner” is Stalling

Somewhat predictably, Desiigner is having trouble following up the success of his smash hit “Panda.” Read More
Posted 5 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Usher, Lloyd & The Difficulties of Growing Old In R&B

Usher, Lloyd, and countless R&B veterans are trying to grow older while their beloved genre gets younger. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Yoh

In 3 Days Frank Ocean’s “Blond” Became Second Highest-Rated Album of 2016

The ratings for "Blond" are huge, but can we fully digest Ocean’s latest work in less than a week? Read More
Posted about 8 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Chance, “Ultralight Beam” & How Music Gave Me Faith Without Religion

Thanks to Chance The Rapper, "Coloring Book" and Kanye, music has become my church. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by Brendan V

Moosh & Twist Prove Two is Better Than One with Exclusive Bless The Booth Freestyle

The Philly duo shuts down Audiomack Studios with an explosive new freestyle. Read More
Posted about 10 hours ago by Brendan V

Light One, Tweet One: How Goodbye Tomorrow Balances Art and Twitter

The mysterious Chicago collective remain untouchable in person but furiously accessible on social media. Read More
Posted 10 hours ago by Matteo Urella
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.