He's so sick in his own right and the fact that I'm Colombian, it makes it my duty to make sure we do. Offers may be subject to change without notice. This was my opportunity to deliver [a] full body of work in my debut album. But in Spanish you have free reign, and for whatever reason it doesn’t sound cheesy; it sounds beautiful. What were the original plans for that? I'm good for a vallenato. I had a moment of clarity where I was like, "I haven’t compromised my whole life." What I admire the most and respect about him is that he's always authentically been himself. Jessie Reyez on her debut album and trusting herself: 'Why the f— would I start compromising now?'. 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Jessie Reyez - SUGAR AT NIGHT (Official Video) ZNN5b5pl1l0. Yeah, I hope so! As a child, she started writing her own music, eventually opting out of college to pursue a career as a singer. Jessica Reyez (born June 12, 1991), also known as “Jessie Reyez”, is a singer-songwriter hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Now it’s sporadic because it’s a reflection of me. Reyez may be a new voice to some, but longtime fans like Billie Eilish and Eminem have been preaching her gospel for years. Are there any plans to collaborate there and what type of music would you want to tackle? The project takes listeners on a journey through her biggest pains, deepest loves, angriest moments, and back again. Last week, Jesse Reyez dropped her long-awaited debut album Before Love Came to Kill Us, a 14-track release she calls "sporadic, like me." Jessie's debut studio album, Before Love Came to Kill Us, was released on March 27, 2020, including the singles "Imported" with 6lack and "Love in the Dark", as well as a track with her common collaborator Eminem and her debut single "Figures". What I love about her is that she is who she is. On top of that, I was letting people [tell me] that my first album has to be cohesive — like that should take precedence, that I needed to make sure it flows and goes together. Meeting them you know why she is who she is. FEELS LIKE HOME 8/23", https://music.apple.com/us/album/feel-it-too-single/1477566268, https://music.apple.com/au/album/ocean-remix-single/1480620280, "Jessie Reyez - Before Love Came To Kill Us (Target Exclusive, CD)", "Honesty (Remix) – Single by Pink Sweat$ & Jessie Reyez", "Jessie Reyez – Chart history: Hot R&B Songs", "Sad Face Emojis (feat. You have now worked on two songs with Eminem. Before the changes, the album wasn’t as sporadic. As a child, she started writing her own music His music resonates with my blood. Umn, I don't know...not for the album... We've been in the studio together before, that's the homie. And that bulls—t got into my head. Canadian singer and songwriter Jessie Reyez has released one studio album, two extended plays, twenty-seven singles (including seven as a featured artist) and two promotional singles. He's a legend. On April 21st, 2017, Reyez released her debut EP, Kiddo as well as her short film Gatekeeper. Why the f— would I start compromising now? Songs in Spanish have the freedom to get super heavy with poetry and alliteration and imagery, and it risks getting cheesy when you do that in English. This was before she had all these followers. I was doing promo for the album and I kept getting asked by reporters if I was nervous about the release. I hope so, but that's in God's hands, the hands of politicians, and the community, not mine. We have to wait and see what happens. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. It's easy to understand why. I really have no idea how it leaked but it's out! And similarly to Juanes, I feel patriotic when I work with Drake. Her second EP, Being Human in Public, was released on October 19, 2018. The album that was released is not the same version you originally planned to drop. 30 essential albums from the last 30 years, There's more to Jessie Reyez than her scorching Calvin Harris song, J Balvin on making Super Bowl magic with Jennifer Lopez and collaborating with Ivy Queen, Here are the five best tracks on J Balvin's, Residente reflects on 'special' LA Philharmonic performance, teases upcoming album. My songs are my kids, and this looked like my kids but they weren’t dressed like my kids. Jessie Reyez) [Official Audio]", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jessie_Reyez_discography&oldid=982332773, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "—" denotes a recording that did not chart. It charted at number 83 in Canada. Working with him is an affirmation that we're on the same frequency. I'm good with a reggaeton. The version featuring JRM appears on the EP, "The Weeknd Enjoys Second Consecutive Week at No. I'm down for whatever because he's so dope. Reyez, 28, spoke at length about Before Love Came to Kill Us, working with Eminem, and her leaked Drake collaboration. i'm so excited i love you jessie i can't believe this is real life. This page was last edited on 7 October 2020, at 14:13. She spoke to EW about the struggle she underwent to ensure the final product represented every dichotomy in her DNA. You've long spoken about how much you love your fellow countrymen Juanes, and we saw you pop up during his recent Instagram Live. She's been supporting me for years. It charted at number 83 in Canada. Jessie Reyez's "Before Love Came to Kill Us" is a defining work from an extraordinary new star, as foul-mouthed and explicit as any rapper. I was born in Toronto and what Drake has done for the city, you can't really quantify. Share. For the first time ever, she received two 2017 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards nominations for Best New Canadian Artist and Fan Fave Video for “Shutter Island.”. It's incredible to get support from somebody that I looked up to since I was a kid. iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards nominations. The project is a genre-bending mashup representative of her Canadian and Colombian roots — equal parts soul, R&B, and rap, with a Latino twist. On the come up, she collaborated with rappers King Louie and Derin Falana, gaining more popularity as she evolved. Why was it the right time to do it? Canadian singer and songwriter Jessie Reyez has released one studio album, two extended plays, twenty-seven singles (including seven as a featured artist) and two promotional singles. So maybe that’s why things just feel more intimate for me when I sing in Spanish. I can't express enough how dope she is as a human being. Her debut extended play, Kiddo, was released on April 21, 2017, by FMLY and Republic Records. Did that song fall off due to the changes? She's always been consistent with her support and showing me love. Last week, Jesse Reyez dropped her long-awaited debut album Before Love Came to Kill Us, a 14-track release she calls "sporadic, like me." Entertainment Weekly may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. In 2018, Reyez collaborated with Eminem on “Nice Guy” and “Good Guy,” in which brought her a million followers, and success on the release of her second EP, Being Human in Public. It takes me a little more effort and more care to be able to write in Spanish. It's a good vibe how we come together and we speak the same language. Her debut extended play, Kiddo, was released on April 21, 2017, by FMLY and Republic Records. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Your new album is bilingual. With everything so influx right now, do you think there's a chance you'll still be able to tour together? I'm good for a cumbia. Jessie Reyez: Even though Spanish is my first language, when I’m working in Spanish I feel like you have to respect it more. Because I wasn’t when I started." And I appreciate his sarcasm too. It peaked in the country at number 58. Her collaborative work with rapper Eminem has spawned two songs on his Kamikaze album.