The year was 2006. I know an eight and a half year gap barely qualifies as throwback worthy, but fuck it. This tune has been on my brain’s repeat playlist as of late.
The lead single off her debut album, Cassie’s “Me & U” is a straight boot knockin’, R&B jammm. Over a simple midtempo groove, produced by a charmer in his own right Ryan Leslie, the 20 year old is left to do her thing, tempting the listener with her breathy melodies and flirtatious hook. Cap that off with an alluring visual accompaniment, and the masses are left hot and bothered only to want more.
That’s a win any day. Get cozy and relive the seduction: