Its official Mr. Steal Your Girl is back! Trey Songz drops his latest album.
Whether or not you’re a fan of the Trigga Man, Trey Songz, you cannot escape his music. Trey Songz is known for having catchy choruses that can hook a fan after one listen. From “Say Aah” to “Bottoms Up”, he knows what to do to keep people interested in his music.
Trigga, Songz’s sixth studio album, was released July 1, 2014 and it’s ooh na na naughty. The album consists of thirteen original songs and four bonus songs featured on the deluxe version.
Songz starts off expressing his sensual side with Cake, a song about the greed of having a significant other yet wanting to sexually explore other persons of interests. Cake is used as a metaphor for his sexual greed he states,
“…I’m taken but I want you
And I don’t want to play by the book, no rules
They say you can’t have cake and eat it too, but ain’t that what s’posed to do?
Ain’t you s’posed to eat it too?”
It’s genius, literally speaking. Yes, you should be able to eat the cake that is in front of you but in the terms of this particular song, cake refers to his current girlfriend and “eat it too” refers to having relations with someone outside of his relationship.
Then the popular radio hits Foreign and Na Na follow the intro song Cake. These two songs are pretty commercial compared to the latter songs on the album.
Trigga also includes a softer side of Trey that he reveals less often than his sexy, party boy side with songs such as Smartphone, and What’s Best For You. Trey even has songs where he admits to being wrong in I Know (Can’t Get Back), and Y.A.S.
Overall Trigga is a great album. Hip Hop DX’s editor gives the album 4 out of 5 stars. Marcus K. Dowling writes, “With “Trigga,” Trey Songz succeeds using a simplified, “turnt up” formula for Pop stardom that excels at being commonplace, but not “common.”
Martin Caballero of USA Today gives the album 3 out of 4 stars stating that, “Trigga mostly hits its mark.” If turning up and sex anthems are targets to succeed in the music industry, Trigga definitely stayed true to Trey Songz’ style.
The album features a few familiar associated acts of Trey Songz such as Nicki Minaj, who rapped on the single Bottom’s Up, Juicy J and a few surprise features like Justin Bieber, new artist Ty Dollar $ign, and Mila J.
Currently, Trigga is ranked sixth out of iTunes Top Ten Albums a week after its release. It’s definitely worth the purchase.
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