Hip-Hop meets soul meets go-go on tabi Bonney’s “Need A Girl.” Invoking memories of puppy love, notes that implored your would-be girlfriend to check “yes, no or maybe,” and first kisses, the song is the antithesis to the ultra-graphic and hypersexual tracks that dominate radio playlists. TCB’s bouncebeat breakdown towards the end to give the track just enough edge that it doesn’t fall all the way into cavity-inducing saccharine.
As a bonus, take a look at the video directed and shot by modern day renaissance man tabi to showcase his hometown, Washington, DC. “Welcome to the Nation’s Cap” will play while you wait in ridiculously long security lines in DC’s regional airports starting later this summer.
Seen: A. Outrageous