SZA has officially drooped her long-awaited debut album CTRL. And while first impressions are promising, SZA continues her promotional tour, stopping off at Hot 97 for a chat with Ebro. The interview is wide ranging, with conversation obviously touching on CTRL, but things definitely get personal. The ever-charming and talented SZA dishes about growing up in a Christian and Muslim household, her sexuality, and of course, TDE.
SZA’s CTRL features a lot of raw, stripped-down R&B, but it also contains some gloss. “Prom,” on of the projects immediate highlights is a shimmering pop gem that feels slightly out-of-step from the rest of the project, amping up the tempo and keeping a tight, pop-influenced structure. SZA provides her own call-and-response vocals on the hook, making for a powerfully catchy chorus that you can’t wait to return. Listen below to this new masterpiece