First Listen: MeMe Myatt is in "No Rush"

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    (April 23, 2022) When you know, you know, and MeMe Myatt knew at a very early age that she was going to be a singer. Normally, this is the point in the story when opposition arises, either in the form of well, meaning people who patronize the young MeMe while encouraging her to set more realistic expectations, or in the form of outright haters and cynics.

    However, that is not how things played out for the then five-year-old announced her intention to become a gospel singer. She recruited some of her classmates to join a group and her parents bought her a Fisher Price cassette tape recorder. All of them must have seen and known something. Myatt started singing professionally in Southern California at the age of 16 and would go on to graduate from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

    (April 23, 2022) When you know, you know, and MeMe Myatt knew at a very early age that she was going to be a singer. Normally, this is the point in the story when opposition arises, either in the form of well, meaning people who patronize the young MeMe while encouraging her to set more realistic expectations, or in the form of outright haters and cynics.

    However, that is not how things played out for the then five-year-old announced her intention to become a gospel singer. She recruited some of her classmates to join a group and her parents bought her a Fisher Price cassette tape recorder. All of them must have seen and known something. Myatt started singing professionally in Southern California at the age of 16 and would go on to graduate from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

    Myatt continues to act upon her promise to become a singer, although she’s singing R&B rather than gospel. She’s released two EPs, Defined in 2011 and Caution: Love in 2016 and now she’s released a new ballad titled “No Rush.” The tune possesses a sweet, bouncy R&B swing and finds Myatt telling a love interest that she’s really feeling his vibe, but she doesn’t want things to move too quickly.

    “No Rush” tells an old story about a person setting boundaries and expecting her significant other to understand and respect them. Janet Jackson did this most famously on “Let’s Wait a While” and Myatt puts her own classy spin on this classic scenario. Check out “No Rush” here.

    By Howard Dukes

    MeMe Myatt – “No Rush”

     
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