Babyface is back with a new song, his first solo single since 2015’s Return of the Tender Lover. Released Thursday, “As a matter of fact” also marks the release of his first track under the P Music Group Label.
The song, co-produced by Tommy Brown, finds him singing about the emotions experienced when falling for a woman he just met.
“I just met my life/ for the first time I just met the prettiest girl/ in the whole wide world/ I just met my sunshine/ ooh sunshine,” he sings on the song he wrote himself. “And she lights up the world because she’s so fine/ so fly, all day, all night.”
“As a matter of fact” comes days before Babyface’s performance of “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LVII, which he’s dedicating to his late mother. He’s partnered with Shine The Light On for two limited-edition hoodies for the performance and will donate a portion of the proceeds to Keep Memory Alive, an organization his mother was involved with. The org funds research and programs dedicated to improving the lives of those with brain disorders like Alzheimer’s.
Super Bowl LVII takes place Sunday. Two days later, Babyface will embark on Anita Baker‘s The Songstress tour.
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