Erick Sermon – “Music” (Review)

The first single from the soundtrack to Martin Lawrence’s ”What’s the Worst That Can Happen?” could have come off as sacrilege, with rapper Sermon sampling rare vocals by the legendary Marvin Gaye. But despite some dim-witted rhymes (”That feeling got me/I wish music can adopt me”), the combo of Sermon’s conversational flow, the late singer’s falsetto fervor, and a bass-thumping groove is surprisingly inspired. A funky reminder of Gaye’s ecstatic charm.

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