New Song: Amber Rose Featuring Wiz Khalifa, 'Fame'

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My general policy is that if you got famous 'cause you dated Kanye West, I'm for sure not gonna like the single you put out now that you're a singer. However, "Fame," Amber Rose's debut single, which conveniently features her boyfriend Wiz Khalifa, isn't all that bad!

Sure, "Fame" isn't really pushing any musical boundaries, but it's a pleasant-sounding, light pop song that speaks of celebrity and the hardships it brings: "Can't shop for clothes/Or buy some cigs/Without paparazzi waiting for a flick/This is a new situation/Now you're an overnight sensation." (I'll take this opportunity to remind you that Amber's pesky "overnight sensation" status recently landed her a massive gig as the face of Smirnoff Vodka, so life is pretty tough.)

According to Rose: "The song represents the ups and downs of fame and lets people know that it's not all it's cracked up to be." In terms of her man Wiz's brief contribution, Amber explains, "I made the entire song and then sent it to him. He was overseas on tour at the time... He thought the track was dope, and I asked him if he would be on it... He said, 'Definitely.'"

While "Fame" is a valiant first effort for Rose, I'm recommending that even while pursuing her career as a singer, Amber might just want to continue to date rappers as well. You know, for inspiration!

+ Listen to Amber Rose featuring Wiz Khalifa, "Fame."