The Samples: Don Toliver 'Love Sick'
Houston rapper, singer, and songwriter Don Toliver has recently released his latest album, "Lovesick," featuring a variety of samples from different musical genres. The album features a mix of 80s pop, 90s R&B, and 2000s hip-hop, creating a unique and refreshing sound that sets Don Toliver apart from other artists in the music industry.
One of the standout tracks on the album is "4 AM" which samples Beenie Man's "Girl Dem Sugar." The song, which features Kali Uchis, features Don Toliver's signature melodic flow over a dancehall-inspired beat. Using the Beenie Man sample adds an extra layer of nostalgia to the track and showcases Don Toliver's ability to fuse different sounds and genres seamlessly.
Another track on the album that showcases Don Toliver's versatility is "Go Down," which samples Tisakorean's "Backseat." The sample of Tisakorean's "Backseat" adds a playful element to the track and helps to create a party vibe that is perfect for the dancefloor.
In "Leather Coat," Don Toliver samples Lisa Stanfield's "All Around the World," creating a dreamy and romantic track perfect for a night in with a loved one. The sample creates a dreamlike atmosphere that perfectly complements Don Toliver's crooning vocals.
Finally, "Bus Stop" samples Blackstreet's "I Can't Get You (Out of My Mind)," creating a throwback R&B vibe that is reminiscent of the 90s. The sample creates a hypnotic beat that perfectly complements Don Toliver's vocals and a feature from Brent Faiyaz.
In conclusion, Don Toliver's new album, "Lovesick," is a testament to his ability to blend different sounds and genres to create a unique and refreshing sound that sets him apart from other artists in the music industry. The use of samples from different eras and genres showcases Don Toliver's versatility and creativity. The result is an album that will surely be a fan favorite for years to come.