Victoria Monét delivers her signature funky sound on her newest track, “On My Mama.”
This track includes every component necessary for creating the perfect Victoria Monét groove. It starts with a unique bass line, and with the addition of an intense trumpet section, the track's energy resembles that of a full college marching band. This song samples Chalie Boy’s classic hit “I Look Good.” The trumpets enhance the sample, and Victoria allows her beautiful melodic voice to juxtapose the rhythmic vocals in the original sample. She has enchanting harmonies throughout the song, and these elements earn her a 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for sound.
This single is an unapologetic girl power track. Victoria Monét is confident and is proud to admit it. She interpolates the lyrics from the original Chalie Boy track, singing, “I put that on my own mama, on my hood. I look fly, I look good”. She has uniquely taken this sample and made it her own through her lyrical content while empowering her fans at the same time. Monét earns a 5/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her lyrics.
ART BEHIND THE TRACK
Victoria Monét is one of the current rising stars in R&B. She has been a songwriter behind the scenes for many years, writing for artists like Ariana Grande, Nas, and Chris Brown. Her hard work and dedication to her craft have allowed her to come out of the background and shine in the forefront. She exemplifies to many that determination and consistency are the keys to success, no matter where you start. Her art earns her a 6/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale.
Overall, Victoria Monét earns a 6/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale.
Stream “On My Mama” below.