Omarion, "Speedin'"


Omarion may have been booted from Lil Wayne's Young Money crew, but with his second single the R&B crooner proves his relevancy on his own merit. Contrary to the boastful first single, "I Get It In," this maudlin ballad finds Omarion desperately trying to make it home to his fiancée, who's on the verge of leaving him, when his car breaks down. "I gotta get back to you/I called triple A, they say they on their way/ Time's ticking fast, gotta see you today," Omarion frantically belts over marching-band drums, a one-finger piano pattern and electric guitars. If he continues releasing tracks like this one, he might easily speed his way to the top of the charts in no time. -Mariel Concepcion