We’ve seen Elijah Blake before, lending hooks to artists like Rihanna, Game, Keyshia Cole, and Rick Ross. Now the singer-songwriter is finally stepping out on his own, with the release of his debut mixtape Bijoux 22. Right before he released the tape, the Florida native dropped the Common-assisted track “XOX,” which finds him singing about missing his ex, while the Okayplayer/G.O.O.D. Music spitter does his thing on the guest verse. After releasing this No I.D.-hosted tape, the Roc Nation singer will continue to work with No I.D. as well as Salaam Remi on his Def Jam debut. And with that many boldface killers cosigning this young talent, we’ll definitely be keeping an ear on him. Listen to “XOX” below and be sure to look out for more solo projects from the singer soon.
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