Doja Cat has returned with another single that will be featured on her upcoming album, Scarlet. The song is titled “Demons” and continues the theme of Doja Cat addressing ill-mannered attacks towards her character.
Doja Cat’s flow here is new territory for her. It is sporadic and unique, full of rage, similar to the likes of Rico Nasty. The beat is bass-heavy, including a string and trumpet sample. It was produced by the infamous D.A. Got That Dope who has produced for a plethora of artists, including Megan Thee Stallion, Future, and Post Malone. Her vocals are versatile, going from strong and steady in the chorus to lighthearted and childlike during her verses. She earns an 8/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her sound.
Doja goes straight into addressing controversial opinions asking, “How my demons look? Now that my pockets full?” Many paint Doja in a negative light, saying that she holds a demonic nature to her, but she has proven time and time again that these comments do not phase her. She often responds to these comments online playing into the accusations to show critics that she can make banter about the subject. She continues to speak highly of herself rapping, “Lots of people that were sleeping say I rap now.” With her newest work, Doja Cat has shown that she is an impressive lyricist and can easily write magnificent rhymes. She earns a 6/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her lyrics.
ART BEHIND THE TRACK
Doja Cat has a strong desire to put the negative comments that she is faced with daily to rest. On all of her singles for her upcoming album, she has done visuals and made comments that have demonic symbolism. Some say that this act is for attention while supporters express that they love her unapologetic nature. Regardless of Doja’s intentions, she is certainly gathering much attention, which ensures that many will finally listen to the important messages that she wants to relay. She earns another 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her artistic direction.
Overall, she earns a 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale.
Stream, Doja Cat’s “Demons” below.