The-Dream‘s latest single and title track “IV Play” has become an early fan favorite. But thanks to FSD, we discover that the version set to appear on the singer-songwriter’s upcoming album IV Play isn’t the original.
A few cosmetic differences in the arrangement and a verse from Twista are distinguishing characteristics, along with a significantly song length. The epic bridge is also replaced by a brief, but potent verse from the Chicago native.
There’s no word on why the “Overnight Celebrity” rapper was taken off the sensual cut, but he proves that his ability to rock a R&B track hasn’t wavered. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of rapper appearances on the album’s final lineup.
Fans can expect features from Jay-Z, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, Gary Clark Jr., Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and Big Sean when The-Dream’s project releases May 28.
Hear Twista kick some rapid bars on “IV Play” below.
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