Really bruh? Really?
I guess this is is how the older heads felt when the singers from my day were snatching up their generation’s classics. There’s been a number of occasions over the last year in which some of you new niggas have revisited R&B songs of the ’90s and did lame-ass jobs of covering them. Only in extreme cases have I felt compelled to compose an open letter… and this, Mr. Grandberry, is one of those cases.
Courtesy of you, Jodeci’s “Come & Talk To Me” has become the latest ’90s track to be reupholstered… your version being “Come & Fuck With Me”. Maybe I shouldn’t be too surprised, since Jodeci themselves played a part in this “R&B niggas tryna be tough guys” shit that goes on, but you definitely gonna need more people.
And it’s not because you’re a post-’90s artist, O. It’s not even because you come out of the same group that gave us the great Raz-B. It’s only because it sucks. Sucks. Granted, it’s not the worst remake ever, but is that any kinda realistic justification? I know I’m not a part of your core audience. I know this. But I’m not even sure that you have one at this point, and if you do, there’s no way they even know who Jodeci is. No need to mislead them with this mambajahambo.
I suppose I should be glad you cut it off halfway thru verse one (punctuated by lettin’ us listeners know, “that’s all you muhfuckas get”), but then it says “To Be Continued” at the end. In the interest of common sense, don’t continue this. Allow it to join the club of videos that were never continued, like the Lost Boyz’ “Renee” and Jay-Z‘s “Roc Boys”. I don’t think anyone but you and Chris Stokes really wants to see the next three minutes of this. Thanks in advance, sir.