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Dope Bitch cover

I can't front, this is an addictive song. The-Dream teams up with Pusha T for this catchy love ballad "Dope Bitch." Some may frown at calling this song a love ballad since the word "Bitch" is used to describe a woman. Why not a "Dope Chick"? Well, that's probably going to be the edit version when it hits radio.

The B-word aside, the single is, uh, dope. That rollicking sample of the Skull Snaps' 1973 song 'It's a New Day,' sells the song for me. The lyrics are not so bad, either. "Whatever you want / You got it baby / The dopest thing I've ever seen / I'm hook on you like d-o-p-e / Like d-o-p-e," he croons on the track.

The-Dream's "Dope Bitch" also reminds me of Notorious B.I.G.'s love ode "Me and My Bitch," which some women frown upon when it was first introduced on his debut album Ready to Die. Now every hood chick/around the way girl loves the song.

"Dope Bitch" is expected to appear on The-Dream's upcoming album Love IV MMXII (due Aug. 14). If you're not familiar with Roman numerals, the Love IV MMXII stands for "Love 4 2012." Dope, right?



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