“She hurt feelings, she break hearts
She stay quiet, she play smart
She take pride, in going out
Gettin’ hollered at, and saying nah…”
Wale’s Folarin mixtape has probably long since left Hip-Hop’s everyday train of thought, the distance growing even further with the announcement of a new album. But Ralph’s taking full advantage of the growing popularity of “Bad” with the accompanying visual. The record – which has been mounting momentum – seems poised to spawn into one of the spring’s more rotated cuts.
It’s an honest song with even more honest intentions from Folarin, but the star of the show proves to be Tiara Thomas. Her around-the-way-girl approach combined with an infectious hook provide insight on an insecurity plaguing countless women looking for “the one” in a sea of millions.