Alabama-born rapper, singer, actress and activist Chika releases her equally soulful and straightforward new single, “FWB,” out now on Warner Records. Teasing out the vulnerability that accompanies a fresh physical romance, the cut breathes with sensuality and emotionality. “FWB” follows Chika receiving her first-ever GRAMMY nomination for Best New Artist – a worthy recognition for her debut 2020 EP, Industry Games.
The 23-year-old artist’s lyrics on “FWB” get right to the point, as she speaks directly to a potential friend with benefits: “I don’t want your love, I just need your touch / Yeah, I wanna feel, but I ain’t trying to trust.” Alternating between silken serenades and smoky raps, Chika explores the intricacies of knowingly entering a situationship. By bringing us into an intimate scenario, she paints a vivid picture of the attachments, and necessary detachments, that come with it. // Continue to the full article