Game-changing rap star Saweetie teams up with R&B chart-topper H.E.R. for the breezy, sensual new single, Closer.
The dance-infused track finds the duo serving up playful lines and seductive melodies, reaffirming Saweetie’s penchant for making hits that feel nostalgic, yet uniquely hers.
Coasting above funky electric guitar, Saweetie lays out a blueprint for fun: “I wanna fall in love for the weekend/Three boyfriends I don’t know where I'm sleeping/We be thuggin’, clubbin’, f*ckin’/Order room service when we done, that's the sequence.”
H.E.R.’s breathy, emotive hook is a fitting accompaniment. With a beat designed to soundtrack a dancefloor, and lyrics that call you there, “Closer” is a mesmerizing single that demands to be repeated. Buckle up and prepare for a wild ride when Saweetie unveils the Hannah Lux Davis directed video. Stay tuned.
The track is also yet another reason to be excited about Saweetie’s forthcoming debut album, Pretty Bitch Music.
Closer only continues Saweetie’s recent streak of dynamic hits including the infectious Best Friend with Doja Cat and Back to the Streets with Jhené Aiko.
Flaunting nineties rhyme reverence, fashion-forward fire, and endless charisma, Saweetie—born Diamonté Harper—can go bar-for-bar with the best of ‘em, and fans and critics immediately recognized and responded to that.
Her undeniable impact has led to plenty of GRAMMY® Awards buzz with two nominations for Best Rap Song Best Friend and Best New Artist, making Billboard, Variety, and more nominations prediction lists. In addition to partnerships with McDonald’s, MAC, Crocs, and more, Saweetie won a 2021 MTV VMA for Art Direction on Best Friend, 2021 BET Hip-Hop Award for “Hustler of the Year”. year yet.
As a businesswoman, she launched her sold-out ICY jewelry line and partnered with PrettyLittleThing for a 50-piece capsule collection. Meanwhile, everyone from Gwen Stefani to David Guetta, Dua Lipa to Wiz Khalifa, and Mulatto to G-Eazy has enlisted her for guest spots. Saweetie dominates the charts and commands social media.
With Closer at her back and her debut album, Pretty Bitch Music, on the way, Saweetie is in a prime position to make 2022 her best.