4 Letter Word

Album: Unexpected Arrival (2012)
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  • Diggy dives deep into matters of the heart on this song, on which he both raps and sings. He told The Boombox that it is a personal favorite for him. "I wouldn't say I'm afraid to do things," admitted the teenage performer. "I just always want things to sound like I envision them. So sometimes I'll hold back. That's something during the process I've gotten out of. When I was doing '4 Letter Word,' I was like, timid, singing and stuff. [The people in the studio] were like, 'Yo, you sound so good. What's your problem? Get in the booth!' 'Cause I was doing melodies for a singer to do. I like to write my hooks too even if a singer's gonna be on it. They were like, 'You do that.' I got in the booth and it sounded great. Before I hit puberty I could sing too. But once I hit that stage I was like 'I ain't messing with it.' This song is amazing."

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