The video clip for Lick, the really anticipated collab showcasing a few-time Grammy Award-successful rapper Megan Thee Stallion and MOBO award-profitable dancehall star Shenseea, sees them the two in an extremely alluring mode, and has drawn comparisons to WAP, the commercially thriving collab concerning Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B.
The comparisons between WAP and Lick differ from “a knock-off WAP vibes” to “WAP 2.,” and it deserves the descriptions it has been acquiring –racy, raunchy, outrageous, freaky and steamy. But it is all about marketing and advertising, and the visuals have undoubtedly not been overlooked by the global group. ‘Megan Thee Stallion & Shenseea Get Freaky In Visuals To ‘Lick It’ hiphopwired shouted, when RollingStone experienced a clever headline: ‘Megan Thee Stallion and Jamaican Star Shenseea are Cunning Linguists on Lick’.
Even British tabloid, Day-to-day Mail, weighed in with a zillion photos from the movie and a story which commenced hence: “Megan Thee Stallion and Jamaican singer Shenseea left followers shocked with the new music movie for their sexually express tune Lick on Thursday night time. In addition to grinding and twerking on every single other though carrying skimpy white lingerie, the performers instructed listeners on how to execute oral sexual intercourse by some extremely racy lyrics.”
The feedback on social media from each Shenyengs and supporters of Megan Thee Stallion is that Lick is a pass up instead than a hit. Lovers seized on Grammy-nominated Shenseea’s chorus, ‘ Put Your Back again in it’, a line from soca star Denise Belfon’s song, and had a suggestion of their possess. “Put it again in the studio plz do us justice.”
Megan The Stallion had over 5 million views on Instagram in just a 12-hour time period, and a lot of of the opinions had been not favourable. She compensated tribute to her collaborator and observed, “Shenseea is this kind of a gorgeous lady with such a wonderful entertaining spirit. Thank you for getting me on this track. I had so considerably entertaining.”
Among the the reviews on her Instagram are: “Somebody claimed set it again in the studio.”
“Girl, you are a 3x Grammy winner…what is going on?!?!”
“Wow, and I considered WAP was freaky, but this usually takes the cake, lol.”
“Ion Know Bout This One particular Meg.”
When the jury has resolved that Megan Thee Stallion’s verse was pure fire, a great deal expressed disappointment with Shenseea and claimed they had been self-assured that she could do better. On the other hand, in the midst of criticism, 1 individual commented, “They both of those killed it. Guaranteed, Shen did not appear with bars, but she kept it enjoyment and ‘dancey’, and I like that. She does not have to prove herself. If anything at all, she proves her flexibility.”
More than on YouTube, a enthusiast experienced a phrase of guidance for equally artistes: “For a country to rise, the queens will have to stand for a thing. When much is supplied, substantially is demanded. Music this sort of as this, along with numerous other people, bring nothing to the progress of our women mentally, spiritually, emotionally and psychologically. Women of all ages are struggling with so several concerns that two notable gals in audio could make a stand in opposition to. Time for BLACK QUEENS to rise and be found for far more than just sex and physical attributes or qualities. You are all really worth way extra than that. Time to elevate and break them chains.”
Lick is the initially one off 25-yr-old Shenseea’s future debut album, Alpha, thanks to be produced on March 11.