'Baby Mama': Brandy teams up with Chance the Rapper in new music video dedicated to mothers
Brandy has released the official music video of her new single 'Baby Mama' on May 4, which arrives a week before Mother's Day. The new song, which features Chance the Rapper, is an ode to hardworking mothers and will appear on her upcoming album. The new studio LP 'Your Life Is a Record' is the Grammy-winning R&B star's first album in eight years.
Brandy shared the inspiration behind the new song on YouTube. “The inspiration for 'Baby Mama' was, of course, my daughter and how she makes me a better person. I wanted to do a song about her and speak to all baby mama's out there that may feel like they can't make it or they can't push through, you know, if you use your child as an inspiration you can do anything and I want to everybody to feel that," she said, adding, "I have to give Chance The Rapper a huge shout out, he spit a really really dope verse on it and I’m so pleased with it."
According to Rolling Stone. Brandy said that each track on the upcoming album has “its own sound to it” with an overall “edgy, R&B vibe to it.”
In the new clip, we see Brandy wearing an amazing plaid suit and donning a beautiful braid hairstyle as she sings, "Whole world lookin' at me, single mama. This song ain't just for me, it's for every mama, yeah. Every day I breathe, it's for my little mama. I'm every women and a baby mama." Chance the Rapper, who has two daughters of his own, raps in a verse, "I know it's hard when your baby mama don't want you. Especially if she don't need you. Especially if she used to feed you. Especially if she used to keep you. Especially if you used to cheat too. Wait come and think of it, she didn't never really need you."
Fans on Twitter were loving the 'Baby Mama' video, calling it "iconic" and a "bop". "U did a great job video was perfect," says a fan while another wrote, "One of your best videos! Love it!" Fans were enjoying her style, saying, "Yesss! Come on Brandy!! You look damn good!!" and "These braids have a choreography of their own... love the video." One fan also said, "Always a killing voice"
According to BET, Brandy’s daughter, Sy’rai, recently released her own song, 'At Your Best', which samples Aaliyah’s 1994 'At Your Best (You Are Love)'.