Okay. Michelle’s mushy launch of her nation persona, Puddin, continues with the discharge of “Tennessee,” a bonus observe from her closing R&B album, I’m the Drawback.
Okay. Michelle tells a poignant story by her character Puddin, recounting heartbreak brought on by a dour, alcoholic associate. She contacts her smart mom for consolation and steering and returns residence to begin anew and discover a new love.
“We acquired into an terrible combat / My life flash earlier than my eyes / By no means seen him in a rage like this earlier than,” Puddin sings. “And I mentioned some issues / You gained’t consider / The way in which I cuss / The way in which he screamed / Couldn’t stand the sight of him anymore.”
As famous above, “Tennessee” is the closing track on her sixth album, I’m the Drawback, due Sept 22. It additionally previews Puddin’s upcoming untitled nation EP, arriving on Nov. 22.
Right now, she has not revealed her collaborators for the upcoming nation EP. As Puddin, she plans to launch a rustic album and has been working with Billy Ray Cyrus, Eric Paslay, ERNEST, Morgan Wallen, and Dolly Parton in Nashville. Parton wrote a track for Okay. Michelle in 2020.
Earlier this yr, Puddin collaborated with nation rapper Justin Champagne on the observe “Nation Love Track,” and a music video was subsequently launched to help it.
Puddin joined Champagne throughout his set on the 2023 CMA Fest, the place she additionally carried out a set as properly.
Campaigning for her upcoming album, Okay. Michelle releases an official trailer for I’m the Drawback. It comes weeks after sharing the official album art work and launch date.
I’m the Drawback will embrace the beforehand shared songs “Scooch,” “You” and “Blame Your self.” The previous track, launched in February 2022, climbed to No. 1 at R&B radio and Billboard’s Grownup R&B Airplay chart. In the meantime, the latter observe arrived on the time of the discharge date announcement.
In a 2022 interview with Rated R&B, Okay. Michelle talked concerning the inspiration behind the album. “I’ve been therapeutic by this album. I’ve handled my relationship by this album. I’ve handled my relationship with my son by this album. I’ve handled the place I wish to go in my future by this album,” she defined.
On Oct. 7, Okay. Michelle is about to carry out in Chicago as a part of the R&B Music Expertise. Tank, Tamar Braxton, 112 and extra are additionally set to carry out on the identical occasion. For tickets and extra data, go to ratedrnb.com.
Hearken to Puddin’s new track “Tennessee” beneath.