On May 19, celebrated songwriter turned artist Rico Love released his debut studio album, TTLO (Turn the Lights On). True R&B fans loved his commitment to quality work, as the man behind Usher’s There Goes My Baby sang of his own personal struggles with love throughout the project.
Now, not even a month after the project hit iTunes, the Harlem-bred singer released his own version of SWV’s hit song, Weak. Being the outspoken man that he is, Love wrote from the male perspective for the fellas. During his recent visit to ESSENCE Mag, he complained about the current state of top 40 music saying, “I’m sick of people just making songs just to make a song.”
To continue his “bring the feeling back to mainstream” music movement, he released the song below to show other men that being vulnerable and in love is okay. “Being honest is the strongest thing a man could be,” Love assures the fellas. “So, if you going through a break up with your girl and you don’t want to sound weak, just play this song. I’ll do it for you, bro.”
Listen to Weak by Rico Love, here:
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Plus, see Usher and many more of Rico’s favorite artists at ESSENCE FEST 2015. And, as Rico would insist, make sure you are ready to #BRINGTHELOVE. Tickets are available, now.