A Family Affair: Offset’s New Single ‘Jealousy’
Offset, one-third of the hip-hop group Migos, has unveiled his latest single, ‘Jealousy,’ a collaboration with none other than his wife, the Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B. The release was accompanied by a music video featuring the power couple and a surprise appearance from actress Taraji P. Henson and all of Offset’s children. Watch the official music video below:
The anticipation for ‘Jealousy’ was built up with a teaser clip featuring Jamie Lee Curtis, the recent Oscar winner, in a faux interview with Offset. This clever marketing strategy parallels a notorious 1988 CNN interview with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Related: Migos Reunion: Quavo and Offset Set Aside Differences for Takeoff’s Birthday Tribute
Watch Offset’s version below:
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Offset Sampling the Past: Three 6 Mafia’s Influence
The track ‘Jealousy’ borrows from the past, sampling the Three 6 Mafia song ‘Jealous Ass Bitches.’ Three 6 Mafia, a hip-hop group from Memphis, Tennessee, is known for their hardcore style and dark, ominous beats. Their influence on the genre is undeniable, and their legacy inspires artists like Offset and Cardi B. Get to know Juicy J (of Three 6 Mafia) better by diving into his top songs.
Listen to the Three 6 Mafia song:
The songwriting team for ‘Jealousy’ included Cardi and Offset, Boi-1da, OZ, and Jahaan Sweet. Offset has hinted at a forthcoming solo album, and this single could be a taste of what’s to come.
Cardi B’s Summer of Features: The Queen of Collaboration
Meanwhile, Cardi B continues to make waves, with ‘Jealousy’ marking her third summer feature, following collaborations with FendiDa Rappa and Latto. Check out Cardi’s most recent shenanigans.