G Herbo • "My Baby"
Swervo is back with a love letter.
Last week G Herbo dropped a new single, “My Baby,” a slow burning love song that seems to function as a modern “Let’s Stay Together”-type joint. G Herbo is speaking directly to his baby on the difficulties of maintaining a relationship in conjunction with the life of a street-life rap hero. The message is clear, “Even when you mad, you know you still my baby.”
The song is a shy apology, stubbornly nestled inside an appeal to stay together. A slow and pensive guitar riff lingers over infrequent and obligatory 808 subs. G Herbo still touches topics of fast money and fast cars, but seems more affected by the idea of constantly leaving family behind for tour life. Fans who have been following the rapper’s personal drama on instagram insist that Swervo is singing to his long-time girlfriend, ex, and babymama, Ari. Maybe so, but through vulnerability, realness, and introspection, “My Baby” displays the versatility of one of Chicago’s most beloved rappers.