By Rami Abou-Sabe
Ladies and gentleman, Wale is officially back! The creative MC’s hightly-anticipated Shine dropped this morning (Apr. 28) and the fourth track, “My Love” is an absolute jam.
“You’ve been here, but you’ve been missin’ for some time now / Every time I see you, it’s a different vibe now,” Dua Lipa leads off. “I can’t help but let you just go away, Can we get back what we had yesterday?” she croons in a buttery tone.
Wale’s signature melodic delivery punctuates the track as he drops an impressive array of rhymes, referencing Mortal Kombat characters and pulling from reggae-lingo in the verses. “My team, team, we on that new ‘ting,” he spits with a Jamaican flare. “My mink draggin’ like it’s Liu Kang,” Wale continues, referencing the classic video game.
The chorus is a bubbly, arms-in-the-air sing-a-long led by the talented WizKid. “Show me my love / Show me sweet love,” he croons, as Dua Lipa adds embellishment over top.
Hear the single below, and be sure to check out the rest of Wale’s impressive album.