Big Sean vows loyalty to his clique on “Switch Up.”
The Beatles once sang, “I get by with a little help from my friends,” and they certainly weren’t the only musicians to wax poetic about loving your best buds. Detroit rapper Big Sean also has a great deal of love for his friends — or, more specifically, Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music crew, whom he name drops the ish out of on “Switch Up,” a new track featuring G.O.O.D. brother Common, from the upcoming second album, Hall Of Fame. Why would you switch it up, Big Sean? We’ve heard good things about your “Clique“!
Listen to Big Sean featuring Common’s “Switch Up” after the jump.
G.O.O.D. Music’s roster has such a wealth of talent (Common, John Legend, Pusha T, etc.) — who would even want to leave? (Except for Kid Cudi, but Sean promises “Switch Up” isn’t about him.) Big Sean speaks on what true friendship means on the track: “When the days get dimmer/ Who ’gon leave you there and who ’gon leave with ya/ This is for the ones that’s always riding with ya/ And ain’t switched.”
Next, Common (before interpolating the 2012 Kanye West/Jay-Z/Big Sean hit, “Clique”) rhymes, “Got strippers and divas/ plus some cougars and cheetahs/ Oh you with G.O.O.D.?/ Put me on like Bonita.” Gotta keep it in the family, we suppose. Either way, no one would EVER question Big Sean’s loyalty to the folks who helped shape him into the rapper he is today. Because that loyalty’s worth WAY more than any bottle service or fleet of luxury cars.
+ Listen to Big Sean featuring Common’s “Switch Up” (NSFW).
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