Joey Bada$$ and Jesse Boykins III Appear on Rejjie Snow’s ‘Purple Tuesday’ [LISTEN]
Irish rapper Rejjie Snow is garnering a lot of buzz right now with his latest single, “Purple Tuesday.” The song has boom-bap vibe with Joey Bada$$ dropping a verse and soul crooner Jesse Boykins III singing on the chorus.
Produced by Cam O’bi, the soulful tunes features Snow reflecting on a friend's death. "Seven years old, I asked Christ and the genie / Ten years old, I seen my friend die really," he raps. "Time-traveller, that boy, he a star / Blowing bubbles in the faces of the people afar / '97 Hov playing, trunk rattled the car."
Meanwhile, Joey raps about protecting the youth and delivering a positive message to help them avoid the senseless violence in the inner city. "A little shawty asked me what's my purpose and why? / I told him save the children and put them right at the line," he raps.
Jesse is on hook duties, singing: "Potentially / We could build a galaxy / This you-and-I-verse could be / More than just the dreams of the living / I could see the you in me / So let's keep giving to the stars / I know that I could take you far / Far, far away from here."
Snow's "Purple Tuesday" will appear on his upcoming mixtape, The Moon and You, which drops on May 18. The collection will feature contributions from Dana Williams, Joyce Wrice, Julian Bell, Benjamin Miller and others.