Angie Stone has reunited with Musiq Soulchild for her new single “The Gymnasium.” The dreamy kiss-off finds Stone and Soulchild enjoying on health jargon to shed from a deadweight relationship.
Stone sings, “You out of line, ain’t no forgiving this / Can’t work this out, I’m declining your membership / I’m too match for you video games / You possibly can’t maintain enjoying these / This ain’t going work out with him / It’s nothing just like the health club.”
Soulchild responds with a easy second verse. “We’re on the outs once more / And it’s stretching skinny / Working out of persistence / No second-wind.”
Stone beforehand duetted with Soulchild on her 2001 sophomore album, Mahogany Soul. The tune was known as “The Elements of Love.”
“The Gymnasium” that includes Soulchild is Stone’s second tune launch of the 12 months. The collaboration follows “Kiss You,” which Stone shared in February.
Each tracks will seem on Stone’s forthcoming album, Love Language, which arrives Might 19 by way of Conjunction Leisure/SRG-ILS Group. Stone introduced her new document deal final fall.
Relating to her signing, Claude Villani, founder and CEO of SRG/ILS Group, mentioned, “Angie Stone is the actual deal! A real soul and R&B vocalist and songwriter of legendary standing. We at SRG are so excited to welcome her and her esteemed supervisor/producer, Walter Millsap, to our ever-growing household.”
Stone added, “I’ve been within the music enterprise for greater than 4 many years, and having a unbelievable group brings a sure peace, so when the pinnacle of my label and supervisor, Walter Millsap, instructed that we do that partnership with Claude and SRG, I didn’t blink an eye fixed. Claude’s ardour and enthusiasm are electrical and contagious.”
Love Language is the follow-up to Stone’s 2019 album, Full Circle, issued on Conjunction Leisure/Cleopatra Information.
Full Circle debuted at No. 34 on Billboard’s Unbiased Albums chart. The LP included the catchy single “Dinosaur” and “Gonna Should Be You” that includes Jaheim.
Soulchild is once more transferring and shaking within the music business. Earlier this 12 months, he launched Victims & Villains, a collaborative album with producer Hit-Boy.
The album was led by “Beat of a Sluggish Dance,” which has amassed greater than streams on Spotify to this point.
In an interview with Rated R&B, Soulchild defined how he and Hit-Boy made Victims & Villains come to life.
“It was a possibility that introduced itself, and I simply leaned into it. I received involved with Hit-Boy, picked some beats [and] got here up with some cool ideas with my writing companion,” Soulchild famous.
“I didn’t initially got down to write an album. I used to be simply recording songs to form of maintain myself busy lengthy sufficient to — you form of lose it a bit bit… lose the fervour, lose the fireplace. However I used to be like, “Why not? It’s been a minute. It’ll be cool to place one thing recent out within the streets.”
Soulchild remains to be on the highway supporting Ledisi and Kem’s co-headlining Soul II Soul Tour. Tickets for the remaining dates can be found now.
Stream Angie Stone’s new tune “The Gymnasium” that includes Musiq Soulchild beneath.
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