Doechii wears her Tampa crown proudly because the self-dubbed “swamp princess.” Since her viral debut with “Yucky Blucky Fruitcake” in 2020 previous to her signing with TDE, the Floridian has continued to create music following no clear guidelines. “Burdened,” her newest buzzworthy launch, is a twin R&B and rap anthem, showcasing Doechii’s dynamic method. The track incorporates a push and pull relationship with protecting her anxiousness and vices at bay, backed by jazz nodes and a myriad of percussions.
To honor her residence, Honda and Billboard recreated the Tampa native’s swampland origins because the immersive set for the track’s official visible out at this time, directed by Omar Jones. “’Burdened’ is principally me divorcing all my unhealthy habits,” says Doechii, “like alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and similar to unfavourable poor behaviors that I lately have stop, which is nice.”
The repetition of “I have to” within the refrain oddly creates a soothing melodic move for the anxiety-ridden lyrics. “I have to be misplaced in my regrets/ I have to be down; I have to be confused…It have to be a lot extra to life/ If I had diamonds and baguettes.” Parting from her woes, the track’s tempo picks up midway, with the adlib “we coming for you,” reassuring Deochii’s confidence. Supported by two foreground dancers and an all-female stay band, the marsh heiress continues to ship a dominating efficiency beneath a cover of suspended furnishings and overgrown greenery.
When she raps, her cutthroat punch traces remind listeners that Doechii is ‘that’ woman. The versatile MC spits “Sabotagin’ me ’til I’m pressured to tear the masks off/ This lobotomy is only a reflection of the final misplaced/ This physique is in remembrance of the final lot.” Regardless of odds stacked towards her, the rising famous person demonstrates her dominance.
As the newest launch from a fiery 12 months of anthems and EPs, followers can anticipate extra new music and a possible album quickly. “You may undoubtedly anticipate an album and I don’t even know when,” she hints, “nevertheless it’ll be a tremendous physique of labor – one of many biggest albums of all time.”