Cameo - "She's Strange (12" Rap Version)"
Published June 15, 2006 by Thomas | E-mail this post
"Then she dropped the whip and removed her skirt
She dove for my body it was head first"
Wherein we hear less about how weird Cameo's "She" is, and hear more - much more - about how freaky
she is (sexually, of course). A little surprising coming from such a top-tier R&B act (at the time, 1984, they were one of the biggest bands in black music), but then again, it was
"only" on a 12" single. Also surprising: it's rap! For such an established act to embrace rap when it was still looked at askance by most R&B artists seems pretty notable. No matter what the version, however, "She's Strange" stands as an icier-than-Jeezy classic, with its whining synths taking center stage.