Dolapo’s new single, “Skin” offers a criminally unexplored perspective to the “Cool Girl” monologue from “Gone Girl”. While the film mocked cool girl’s submissiveness, Dolapo performs a stylish submissive anthem that gratifies pop music’s endless appetite for scandalous female singers.
Though her vocals are downcast for the most part, singing “You Love It When You Get Your Way” over the EDM beat produced with sonic reverb and a baseline that peaks and drops like a sack of confetti, she thrives on the understated contradictions and grim quirks in human sexuality. Her soft vocals caress her vulnerability as she embraces her self-destruction and wields it as an empowering tool singing “I Want All of You/ I Want You To Have Your Way/ Can We Go All Day?”. While Dolapo’s sultry R&B performance is convincingly erotic, the pulse-racing groove of the beat that comes wrapped in serene synths is what gives “Skin” it’s danceclub attribute.
You can stream Dolapo’s “Skin” below.
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