R&B songstress, Sevyn Streeter’s very unique, unconventional duet with Chris Brown, “Don’t Kill the Fun” is climbing music charts and preparing for its music video release. Sevyn has previously worked and sung with C.B. on “It Won’t Stop”. Her single “nEXT” also achieved some mainstream success.
Receiving airplay on Atlanta radio stations such as Streetz 94.5 and HOT 107.9, her latest single combines jazzy saxophone style riffs combined with ambient, very house/lounge inspired backbeats. The track itself has a very different feel and variable rhythm / time structure. It also doesn’t really have a dedicated, discernable “chorus.”
The result, which admittedly, had to grow on me after several listens, is catchy. Even if the vocals/lyrics aren’t your thing, one can at least appreciate the genius of the instrumental. Props to Sevyn and Chris for experimenting with a sound and lyrical content that bucks the mainstream trend of trappy beats and sex or money-infused messages.I foresee remixes of the song already and/or people rapping over this beat as it grows in popularity.
The music video for the song will debut later today (Feb. 10th). Sevyn’s fans & her Behind the Scenes video of the making of the MV hint towards complex choreography by Chris Brown, and possibly Sevyn herself.
Sevyn Streeter, R&B songstress and singer-songwriter from Haines City, Florida has been in the music industry since 2001. She has been involved in music and singing from a young age and has not only been in a female R&B group, but has also written many songs for several hit artists such as Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys, Fantasia Barrino, Ariana Grande, Wiz Khalifa, Trey Songz, Estelle, Brandy and more. She also has worked with producers like Timbaland, Polow Da Don and Swizz Beats.