It’s unfortunate when female emcees get boxed with their own sex because Ill Camille has earned the right to hang with the best spitters, regardless of gender. “Slip Away” is just one exhibit that proves her worth. And Emile Martinez’s soulful trumpet is a sweet layer of frosting that really drives the track home.
The song has the feel of an older Jazz record. Camille elegantly raps about the different facets of a slowly disintegrating relationship. She artfully begins by voicing the man and then transitions into the the female character in the second half. It’s easily something that anyone and everyone with a significant other has felt at some point in the course of their affair