Doechii Is On “No Scrubs” Vibes With “What It Is (Block Boy)” Ft. Kodak Black – Doechii is plotting on the summer with her first drop of 2023 alongside Kodak Black. The TDE signee just came through with her new single, “What It Is (Block Boy)” featuring the Florida star, which could very well have the air-waves dominated for the months to come. The song exudes classic 90s R&B-Rap crossover vibes based on the sheer chemistry between the two artists. However, the iconic sample of TLC’s “No Scrubs” and Trimville’s “Some Cut” further emphasizes their dynamic on wax.
Doechii’s sugary hook and lustful verses lay down the tone with infectious lyrics, as she details an ideal relationship. Kodak Black provides the male perspective on the record with his own needs from his love interest. Though the pairing is unexpected, Yak continues to prove that, beyond his controversies, his talents are undeniable, even if his attempts to reach Drake-level Billboard records seem like a far-reach.
The song undoubtedly showcases Doechii’s versatility. We’ve heard her take on different routes but “What It Is (Block Boy)” ft. Kodak Black feels like it could be the record that truly has her dominating summer 2023. “This song is a fusion of nostalgia and pop vibes,” Doechii said. “I feel like I’m showing off a side of my vocal range with this one that my fans haven’t really seen yet. I love using the old samples of [TLC’s] ‘No Scrubs’ and [Trimville’s] ‘Some Cut’ to mix in some playful energy as well.”
Hopefully, this single leads the campaign for her follow-up to she / her / black b*tch, which produced singles like “Persuasive” ft. fellow TDE labelmate, SZA, and the Rico Nasty-assisted, “Swamp B**ches.” So far, she hasn’t made any major announcement on album plans but if “What it Is” succeeds the way it’s supposed to, we might not be too far away from a release date.