ESSO ft. Shanell - Calling Out

By | 5 years ago
esso-calling
Artist: ESSO
Track: Calling Out
Feat. Shanell
Producer: Aaron Foster
Album: #yandilife

On EP cut Someday, featured back in October 2010, Booth favorite ESSO stated with confidence, “I know I’m gonna get it one day, and I know that day ain’t far.” Well, turns out the next plateau in the Harlem mainstay’s artistic grind really wasn’t far off – new single Calling Out is a celebratory cut which finds ESSO exulting in his recent achievements. Of course, that doesn’t mean he’s resting on his laurels; as the freestyle series alum explains over a currently unknown beatsmith’s anthemic, synth-driven backdrop, “I won’t be happy till we talkin’ VMAs, gramaphone and even an Oscar, dare I say.” No motivational banger is complete without an appropriately soaring chorus; in this case, it’s Young Money singer Shanell who does the honors, setting aside the studio effects that earned The Other Side mixed reviews to deliver a genuinely soulful performance. Those who enjoyed this victorious joint can accompany ESSO on the latest stretch of his journey towards hip-hop eminence on March 1, when the emcee’s #yandilife street album arrives on the ‘net.

Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

Trending Now

Top 20 Music Charts

Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.
Subscribe to DJBooth on YouTube

More from ESSO

Related Articles

More Hip Hop News