“Right Here” ft. Drake (Bieber)
Mellow tracks with turntable scratches usually add up to a disaster waiting to happen. But this Hit-Boy-produced collaboration with Drake actually works. The Young Money prince adds his brand of finely tuned Emo lyricism (“Wish that you knew all that I do to make this thing go right”) to a record that has hit written all over it.
When you want to exhibit sexiness you simply incorporate a Latin-fueled groove and some sweaty organs. It’s flat out soulful. And Timberlake’s infectious call-and-response is still money a decade later.
Better Justin: Musically “Señorita” is superior. But on the emotional scale, Mr. Baby takes this one. You simply believe the young kid is in love. The Biebs wins.