Novel ft. Algebra - Switch It Up

Posted 6 years ago
Tags: Novel
Producer:
Novel
Album:
Unreleased

DJBooth’s favorite singer/producer/modern day Rennaissance man Novel has been playing with one hand tied behind his back, but you wouldn’t know it to look at his résumé (Take Over, Call Me, etc. etc. etc.). So now that he’s finally free from a restrictive deal with Capitol Records, I can only image the output we’ll be hearing. Actually, thanks to his new track Switch It Up, I don’t have to imagine at all. Built around a supremely smooth, feel-good beat from Novel with summertime jam written all over it, vocally Switch It Up finds Novel walking the fine line between rapping and singing with skill, waxing philosophic about the need for artists to start putting their art above their bank accounts. Imagine that. As if that wasn’t enough, newcomer Algebra plays the cherry to the track’s vocal sundae with some superb back-up vocals. For visual accompaniment, check out the recently released video for Switch It Up, directed by (who else?) Novel himself. And of course keep it locked for more details on the release of his upcoming project Caligraphy, set to drop soon.

Novel

Written by
Posted 6 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Novel

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Listen Now: Vince Staples Releases Highly-Anticipated “Prima Donna” EP

One day earlier this expected, the Long Beach native has unleashed his brand new EP. Read More
Posted 27 minutes ago by DJ Z

Mac Miller The English Teacher? It Could Have Happened

It sounds like whether through music or other means, Mac Miller just wants to work with words. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Brent Bradley

Stacks On Deck: André 3000’s Top 10 Best Guest Verses

3 Stacks' feature on Frank Ocean's "Blonde" was impressive, but was it his best guest verse ever? Read More
Posted about 2 hours ago by Matteo Urella

Kembe X’s Animated “Oxygen” Video is Among The Best of 2016

The Chicago emcee impresses yet again with animated visuals for standout selection from his "Talk Back" album. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by DJ Z

Why Frank Ocean’s “Close To You” Nearly Brought Me To My Knees

Track 13 on Ocean's "Blond(e)" album is an interpolation of a classic Stevie Wonder live TV performance. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by Martez Nunley

Music Video Director Hiro Murai Is Donald Glover’s Secret Weapon

Hiro Murai has made incredible music videos with Childish Gambino, but now he's taking his talents to Atlanta with Donald Glover. Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by Yoh
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.