Close Up – [Blueface] x [Jeremih]

Summer might be over, but Blueface and Jeremih are seemingly trying their best to keep the season alive with their latest song “Close Up”. Jeremih was recruited to sing both the hook and a verse, so he decided to do what he does best with his unbelievable voice and turn this track into a hit, which is something Blueface has been consistently doing as well. I’m not going to lie, this was an unexpected sound for me. It has an almost island-like vibe, something you’d want to play while hanging out at the beach or at the pool. I had no idea what to expect going into my first listen considering Blueface is known mostly for his uncharacteristically unique interpretation of West Coast hip hop while Jeremih has been known to surprise me on occasion with the different genres he has dabbled in. I anticipated Jeremih to adapt to Blueface’s style, but the end result ended up being quite the opposite, and I’m not mad at it. It’s refreshing to see Blueface take a risk and make a song like this, and I really hope to see him experiment more in the future as well. “Close Up” is a straight-up jam, so don’t even hesitate to bump it as loud and as often as possible.

Words by Dan A.