Last week Trey Songz dropped one of the hottest R&B albums in a long time, selling around 115k his first week. Impressive numbers in a slumping market, coming second to only Whitney Houston. I had the chance to interview Trey about a bunch of topics, including R-Kelly, his alleged relationship with Necole Bitchie, his friendship with Drake and more.
In my last blog recapping his concert at Canal Room, where Drake introduced him as 'The Greatest R&B Singer of Our Generation', I asked him about that moment and how it made him feel here is what he had to say:
TREY: 'It made me feel great, Drakes my brother so he’s going to say that about me. I’ll do whatever it takes to make his words and to bring his words to life.'
Xilla: Do you feel like you're the number 1 R&B singer?
TREY: I feel like it takes a lot to be the number 1 R&B singer. I mean I’m the number 1 R&B singer right now. I would say that as far as right now current times hottest artist right now in the moment, but I think it takes a lot of consistency it takes longevity and a lot more than what I’ve done in the past year... I’m not the greatest right now, I will say that, but I will be.
Trey has taken advantage of the changes made in the industry and he is well on his way to becoming one of the heavy weights in the game. Trey has used Twitter, Ustream & blogs to connect with his fans in a way many other's cant, and humbly he knows he couldn't have done that 2 or 3 years ago he explained to me.
He even has a song dedicated to twitter called 'LOL Smiley Face' I asked him what's the wildest twitpic he received
TREY 'Man, I got a picture that’s so crazy! This girl was in the tub with like soap all over her. I don’t know what made her do that. She direct messaged it to me, but I can’t get with that too tough.'
Speaking of twitter, he sent out a tweet saying that blogger Necole B, was his favorite bitchie, along w/ a picture of the two of them hugged up.