HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRIGGA TREY!

1417225298732-1One of my FAVORITE singers has turned 30 today, TREY SONGZ! Out of all the celebs that have turned 30 it seems like it’s taken him forever to turn 30 (lol). Trey came on the scene in 2005 with his braids and wife beater in ‘Gotta Make It’ off his debut album I Gotta Make ItFrom the first time I heard the song I was in love (insert emoji with heart eyes) and have been fan ever since. Since then he has released five other albums and is getting ready to embark on a tour with Chris Brown, “Between The Sheets” (CLICK HERE for full details on that). Yes, expect his shirt to be off by at least the third or fourth song.

In ranking Trey Songz’ albums, my favorites are:

  1. Ready
  2. Trey Day
  3. I Gotta Make It
  4. Passion, Pain, & Pleasure
  5. Chapter V
  6. Trigga

HAPPY HAPPY 30th BIRTHDAY TRIGGA! Listen to my favorite of his below:

 

 

Chris Brown x Trey Songz, “Between the Sheets Tour”

Yes, yes, YES it has been confirmed that Chris Brown and Trey Songz would be hitting the road together and the dates have been announced. The tour set to be titled “Between the Sheets” kicks off Decemeber 5th in Inglewood, California and ends in Vegas on March 7th.

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NEW MUSIC: Chris Brown x Trey Songz

christreyVirgina boys, Chris Brown and Trey Songz hinted at a tour via Instgram and for those that thought it was rumor this tour could very well be happening with their remixes to four new tracks. First off, how great would it be to see these two on stage?! I’m very interested. They have released remixes to: Schoolboy Q‘s, ‘Studio’; TeeFLii‘s, ’24 Hours’ILoveMakonnen‘s, ‘Tuesday’; and Snootie Wild‘s, ‘Made Me’.

No surprise that the lyrics are very sexual as it’s all that these two sing/occasionally rap about. Out of the four my fav is ‘Tuesday’. Listen to all four below (via Soundlcoud):

Video Review: Trey Songz, ‘What’s Best For You’

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Trey Songz is back with another visual from his album Trigga for his new single, ‘What’s Best For You’. This is definitely a continuation from his video ‘Smartphones’ (CLICK HERE for that video review). The concept still zones in on the fact that he hasn’t been able to settle down with just one girl, but this time around instead of multiple females he was in two relationships. One relationship featured the girl from ‘Smartphones’ and then he was in a relationship with another girl. He would have then simultaneously in his bed and taking them on dates to the same location. Throughout it all he wants ‘what’s best’ for the girls and that clearly isn’t him. At least he’s sweet enough to not lead them on. The video ends off with the girls leaving and he ends up alone. The video overall for me was alright. I would personally love to see one for’ ‘Y.A.S.’

CLICK HERE for the Trigga review and check out the video below:

Album Review: Trigga (Deluxe Edition)

trigga-cover I’m no stranger to reviewing music from Trey Songz and I’ve decided to do a full out album review for this LP. Be sure to click the links below to check out my reviews to some of Trey’s previous works:

Before I get into the review let’s talk pricing of the album. Of course it’s available in stores and online. Via iTunes you can get the standard or deluxe editions. The standard edition comes with and is $8.99 and the deluxe comes with 17 tracks for $10.99. I will say that for an iTunes copy that’s pretty cheap as albums can value up to nearly $15 upon first release. Over on Amazon it’s the same price the perk is when you buy a hard copy you receive the MP3 right along with it. The Target version features three bonus tracks in addition to those on the deluxe edition: ‘Hard to Walk Away’, ‘Serial’, and ‘Sneaky’. Those three bonus tracks are featured in the two-disc set which values for $14.99. All depends on what you want, I just like giving prices. As always though, I recommend the deluxe, more BANG for your BUCK. Now on to the review. (Be sure to click the links the links above.) As for this album I was very hesitant as to how I would like it.

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I honestly haven’t loved an entire Trey Songz compilation since Ready. When I heard that he’d be titling his sixth album, Trigga, I figured that he’d be rapping all over it being that Trigga is his alter-ego. I’m so glad when listening that the album didn’t consist of all that. Leading up to the album he released singles: Na Na‘, ‘SmartPhones’, ‘What’s Best for You’,  ‘Foreign’ and ‘Change Your Mind’. The five tracks are the perfect example of what the ‘Trey Songz Formula’ consists of. He has the club bangers, the sexual innuendos, the breakup to makeup, and at times not caring if his female interest has a man or not. (Click the track links above for the reviews I’ve already done.)

My Top 5 —

  • ‘Cake’
  • ‘SmartPhones’
  • ‘Foreign’
  • ‘Love Around The World’
  • ‘Y.A.S’

On this album he’s also teamed up with Nicki Minaj, ‘Touchin, Lovin’, and I must say that I like ‘Bottoms Up’ better. This track could easily make its way to the clubs and have some good airplay the song is just not anything spectacular. It sounds like the the current mesh of music on the radio right now like like ‘Loyal’, ‘Don’t Tell Em’ and ‘Main Chick’. There’s nothing really original, but I do appreciate Nicki getting back to basics with her rhymes and actually rapping with thought and Trey plays up the Notorious B.I.G./R. Kelly classic, ‘F*ck You Tonight’. Decent track, not my favorite though.

As for that ‘Foreign (Remix)’ with Justin Bieber, Trey Songz did NOT need to include that. Biebs did not add anything to the track and it’s just a waste. It should’ve been a version leaked or something. It didn’t need to be on the album. His track with Juicy J, ‘Late Niight’, is a banger. I can see it doing well on the radio and once it gets to the clubs it’ll do great there too.

Overall I love this album WAY more than Chapter V. There were just too many songs on Chapter V that I could do without. I really like this one. Is there anything super special or experimental on this album? No. Trey definitely stuck to what he knows, but it turned out great. I’ll be honest. I’m not completely in LOVE, but I do like this one quite a bit. Congrats on having the #1 album in the country. On another note, I would love another Trey Songz mixtape for old times sake.

Take a listen to the album in its entirety below (via Spotify):