Positive, you could possibly humiliate an ex after they’ve accomplished you incorrect by exhibiting how higher your life is with out them. Or you could possibly be like rapper-singer Melii in her slick new video with 6lack and determine that in the end, they ‘ain’t value it.’
To flex or to not flex. That’s the query: whether or not ‘tis nobler within the thoughts to endure the “bruising” and “bleeding” of your ex’s outrageous “merciless sh-t,” or to “pull simply to stunt” on a sea of shady scrubs and by opposing finish them. William Shakespeare didn’t reside lengthy sufficient to see Melii and 6lack workforce up for his or her new music, but when he had, he most likely would wish to soar on “You Ain’t Value It.” A month after the music’s launch, the Harlem singer-rapper teamed with Baltimore 6Lack’s to place out a video that completely captures the music’s essence.
After dropping a scummy ex and shifting on, Melii revels in her new love with “large racks, large d–, large bag, large stacks.” Finally, it’s a victory lap however one which showcases Melii’s intelligent songwriting, particularly when she unravels her ex’s strategies of “Utilizing trauma as excuses for [their] lack of effort.” She raps how they “Would give recommendation on psychological well being such as you’re the fuckin’ knowledgeable / However you may want one, sh-t, in case you see one / Fill me in on suggestions, a proof, what’s the explanation? / On inflicting bruising to my coronary heart, you left me bleeding / You kicked me down whereas being down, you barely left me respiration.”
“The video was such a enjoyable vibe,” the Geffen artist tells HollywoodLife. “We wished to go along with old-fashioned appears to be like and aesthetic as a result of it went with the music the very best. Working with 6lack was wonderful.”
It’s this sharp lyricism that has made Melii one of many brightest new stars in hip-hop. She first burst out on the scene in 2017 with a bilingual remake of Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” in line with All Music, however has since established her personal voice with such tracks like “Balling, “BK Woe,” and “Icey.” Her debut album, phAses, arrived in 2019, that includes songs like “Gangsta Discuss,” “Anime Women,” and “HML,” her collab with A Boogie Wit da Hoodie. The album was a approach for her to declare her arrival, take her first step to hip-hop domination, and have fun the heritage that helped shaped her artistic voice.
“I grew up in Harlem, in order that made it large,” she advised DJ Sales space about bringing Spanish right into a majority of her music. “Normally, the English music is remixed quite a bit in entice. So it’s vital to do each as a result of I do know these folks and I do know what they like, and me myself, I take heed to each Spanish entice and English. I imply, the undertaking is named Phases for a cause.” And with this new video, Melii begins the brand new section of her profession.
“You Ain’t Value It” is out now.