PHOTOS: Kreayshawn Track By Track Behind The Scenes
A year after Kreayshawn introduced herself to the hip-hop world with her viral hit, "Gucci Gucci," which now has garnered over 37 million views on YouTube, the Oakland rapper delivers her debut album, "Somethin' Bout Kreay," on Sept. 18 amid a big-time buzz. In the video player above, watch as Kreayshawn goes deeper into "Somethin' 'Bout Kreay," above, and discusses each of the album's 13 tracks.
"'Somethin' 'Bout Kreay' basically came from a situation where this guy was obsessed with me, kind of. And my homie was like, 'Damn, there's something about Kreay','" Kreayshawn tells Billboard of about the LP's title. "I was like, 'Oh my God, that's perfect,' cause people are very passionate about me whether they're like 'I love Kreayshawn. She's the best,' or it's like 'Oh I hate Kreayshawn. She's the worst.' So there's always something about me that makes people feel a certain way."
Kreay's full-length debut features guest appearances by Chippy Nonstop, V-Nasty, Kid Cudi, Diplo, Sissy Nobby, and 2 Chainz. She raps, and at times sings, of friendships ("BFF"), cheating ("Left Ey3"), and, of course, haters ("Blase Blase") over a blend of genres including house, electro-hip-hop, and late 80s R&B.