6 Things We Learned From Jason Derulo's 'Everything Is 4'
June 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm
1. Jason Derulo has the remedy for rebounding
Since the 25-year-old's public breakup with songstress, Jordin Sparks, Derulo has had time to mull over his relationship and sing his way through it. On the fun and flirty, up-tempo track, "X2CU," he delivers the perfect song for flexing on your ex. The bachelor talks upgrading with a rebound. Word of advice from Jason: “Drink champagne like H20/ Payback can be icy cold.”
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Another break-up-ready track is “Try Me” featuring Jennifer Lopez. On the island-inspired beat, the two duet partners urge each other to take a chance and go with the flow. You'll never know if you like it unless you try it.
2. Jason Derulo isn't afraid to get freaky
Majority of the LP plays with sexual innuendo and steamy encounters. In “Love Like That,” Jason pushes his boundaries in a very complicated and ironic situation with K. Michelle, where he’s having a love affair with his best friend’s girl.
“Why do I feel good doing something so bad?," he sings. "We ain’t supposed to love like that.”
On “Get Ugly,” Jason urges everyone to get wild and show off their kinky side. He just wants you to lose control.
3. Jason Derulo is a sucker for a nice body
The singer is infatuated with a woman's shape and all the thangs they can do in his Coupe on "Pull Up."
4. Jason Derulo reps for Notorious B.I.G.
Paying homage to the late Biggie Smalls, Jason Derulo lifts the sample from the hook on "Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems" for his track, “Broke.” Here, he taps Stevie Wonder and Keith Urban for a pensive track on whether his lady's love could endure a less than lavish lifestyle.
5. Jason Derulo is still navigating the single life
Backed by a 1980s-inspired melody, "Cheyenne" finds Jason Derulo detailing his no-strings-attached intentions with a special girl until falling for her gets a little complicated.
6. Jason Derulo steps his game up
The past 365 have treated Derulo kindly and this album marks a breakout moment for the flourishing artist. He explores different sonic landscapes, ranging from soft, pop ballads with Julia Michaels to funky Prince-esque tunes. Wiggle room aside, Everything Is 4 solidifies his ability to dance between genres effortlessly.