Hot on the heels of her latest release ‘Back to the Streets‘, Saweetie is back with a brand new single ‘Best Friend‘ with Doja Cat
The chemistry and confidence of these two rising superstars pumping each other up is undeniable, making for a perfect prelude to Saweetie’s forthcoming debut album ‘Pretty B*tch Music’ which will be released on ICY / Warner Records.
The new single ‘Best Friend’ continues Saweetie’s streak of anthemic collaborations and social domination. Over the summer, she dropped the thundering ‘Tap In’ remix with DaBaby, Post Malone, and Jack Harlow, accompanied by an animated music video, which hit the UK Official Charts Top 40. Most recent was her Billboard-charting, Jhené Aiko-assisted single ‘Back to the Streets’.
Saweetie spits clever lines throughout, including the catchy hook: “That’s my best friend, she a real bad b*tch / Drive her own car, she don’t need no Lyft.” Doja Cat matches her with equally sharp rhymes: “If she ride for me, she don’t need a key.”
Saweetie is one of the most viral artists on social media and is also one of TikTok’s top artists with 12.5 million original videos featuring her music—a distinction backed by half-a-billion YouTube views and over 2 billion cumulative streams to date. More than a commercial star, she’s earned the praise of from key media and tastemakers in both the US and UK for her top-tier rhymes and irrepressible charisma.
While ‘Best Friend’ will soundtrack Zoom hangouts and socially distanced gatherings for lifelong friends waiting to get back to the club, the Red Bulletin cover star is preparing for the release of her debut album ‘Pretty B*tch Music’. With production from Timbaland, Danja, Lil John, Murda Beatz, and more, ‘Pretty B*tch Music’ is the soundtrack to Saweetie‘s inspiring movement, which encourages all women to define their own “pretty.” She’s said before that her empowered definition of B*tch = Boss. Independent. Tough. CEO. Hyphy. ‘Best Friend’ is yet another single that manages to embody all of those attributes and more in under 3 minutes.
Drawing on a passion for poetry and numerous years of rapping in the car, she turned her love for words into vivid verses during 2018 on the ‘High Maintenance’ EP with her smash hit ‘ICY GRL’ earning an RIAA Platinum certification. What’s more, 2019 saw the release of Saweetie’s ‘ICY’ EP, spawning the double-Platinum viral sensation ‘My Type’ as well as a 2020 BET Awards nomination for Best Female.