Wyclef Jean Drops “I Swear” With Young Thug
The collaborative duo that is Wyclef Jean and Young Thug is back with a new song, "I Swear," a tropical, romantic ode. The two first connected on Thug's Jeffery in August on the song "Kanye West," which had previously been titled "Pop Man," "Wet Wet" and "Elton." Thugger had said that the song titles would be named after people he idolized, the first track being "Wyclef Jean."
As with "Kanye West," the two display a strong chemistry here, Thug keeping most of the references and imagery in his verse on message. "Change the way that you dress, thousand island/Let you take over, I no longer need an accountant/Lord, you really really be wild/Private 'round the world, they can't help but see us/She got water like a boat, nickname her Aaliyah," he raps.
Jean said of Thug earlier this month, "He’s from a project, I’m from a similar background. And he has a natural love for Haiti, understanding the history of Haiti. Haiti is the first black republic. He reminded me of a modern Tupac, in a sense—in a revolutionary sense.”
Listen to the song above. There's no telling if this was a feature-for-a-feature type of partnership or if the two have more forthcoming, but based on their output thus far there's a clear connection.
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