NIQUE - Be OK

Posted 3 years ago
Producer:
BlackLight Music
Album:
Basswood

Once a regular fixture in the Booth, NIQUE disappeared from our pages last fall, after bringing us November’s Can’t See Me. If you’ve been wondering what precisely has been holding him back from releasing new music, wonder no longer. On his latest single and the inaugural release in his new online series, he lays it all on the table. Be OK strands in a long hip-hop tradition of “Where the f**k was I?” records, but differs from most of its peers in that NIQUE offers no excuses for his absence. Instead, he apologizes profusely (“I was tryin’ to find a perfect way to say this / So I apologize for such a long hiatus) and assures fans that he’s back for good, before satisfying our curiosity with a few remarks on the sh*t he’s been through over the course of the past year. BlackLight Music provides a piano-loop beat to back his brutally honest bars. Though it’s been a minute, I have a hunch that NIQUE’s fans will welcome him back with open arms after a listen to this penitent jam. If you like what you’re hearing, then keep it locked for the latest leading up to the November release of his Basswood LP, as well as checking back with us each week for fresh #WoodGrainWednesdays entries.

NIQUE DownloadsEditors Picks

Written by
Posted 3 years ago

More from NIQUE

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

How Lil Wayne’s Stayed Alive & Relevant While Battling Cash Money

Behind the scenes Wayne's fighting for his musical life, but you wouldn't know it looking at how masterfully he's maneuvered. Read More
Posted one day ago by Yoh

An Ode to Rage Against the Machine, Hip-Hop’s Greatest Rock Band

No one's ever blended the two genres together more powerfully and expertly than Rage. Read More
Posted one day ago by Lucas G.

Mainstream Radio’s Not Playing Your Indie Hip-Hop, Deal With It

Hey indie artists, Hot 97's not going to play your shit. Stop trying and stop complaining about it. Read More
Posted one day ago by Nathan S.

Chance the Rapper Isn’t Kanye’s Best Protege, So Who Is?

If Chance isn't Kanye's best protégé as he raps, who is? How about Lupe, Cudi, Travis Scott and Big Sean? Read More
Posted one day ago by Lucas G.
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.