Lakeyah Wants Em Hood: Milwaukee-born rapper and singer Lakeyah has released new single “Want Em Hood,” which sees her detail exactly what she wants from a man, while sampling the Gorilla Joe hit “Hood N****.”

“‘Hood N****’ is one of my favorite tracks that was leading the early 2000s,” Lakeyah said in a statement. “That was my favorite era of music and I wanted to exude that fun, feel-good but braggadocious vibe. ‘Want Em Hood’ is perfect for the summer and it’s empowering for my guys and girls. We love em from the hood!”

It is the perfect summer anthem; chill vibes and hard lyrics. According to the press release, “the Milwaukee-bred wunderkind has dominated in the media and entertainment space, most recently headlining the 2023 installment of CultureCon L.A. – as People detailed. Not to mention, Lakeyah is gearing up for the return of BET+’s unscripted reality series “The Impact Atlanta,” doubling back for season two after a successful run with season one.”

Lakeyah Wants Em Hood: Lakeyah’s “Want Em Hood” is out now.












































































































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