TSR had the opportunity to attend Sevyn Streeter’s listening party, well, low-key, performance, for her upcoming album On the Verge. The singer performed 4 or 5 songs, including her single Don’t Kill The Fun and a few songs from her Call Me Crazy, But… EP. TSR’s music plug, B. Young attended the listening event and to hear him tell it, he was simply blown away!
Call her crazy, but all of the songs that Sevyn wrote on her aforementioned EP as well as songs from her impending album On The Verge are about one anonymous ex who also happens to be in the industry. She said that her journey with writing the songs really helped her to heal as a woman and to regenerate as an artist. Sevyn truly does a stellar job of writing from the heart by pulling emotions from her past and translating those emotions onto paper with melodies and harmonies. It would be safe to assume that she is writing for anyone out there who needs help mending a broken heart. B. Young used her song B.A.N.S. in order to illustrate how easy it is for anybody to relate to any of Sevyn’s songs, telling her that “While women can go through their B.A.N.S. phase, men can also go through a point where their fed up with lackluster females.” Roommates, y’all can create your own acronym for that one!
B. Young also asks about the features with some of R&B’s hottest male performers out there right now that will be included on the album, citing that one of the songs will be a sure hit with it’s strong vocals and that southern bass that Sevyn recognizes as home.
One song in particular that really created a feeling of reflection after hearing it is called 4th Street and Sevyn put her heart and soul into it as she is singing about the neighborhood that had essentially raised her. She’s lost a lot of close family and friends back home in the past year alone and really wanted to sing a lullaby to her hometown. B. Young says that you can easily compare it to R. Kelly’s I Wish.
TSR Staff: Talia O. @closetratchet on Instagram & @tallyohhh on Twitter, B. Young @byoungg on Instagram and @B_Youngg on Twitter!