The R&B singer spent a good amount of time in the studio and delivered 22 tracks on the album which includes some guest verses from Brandy on “Ascension,” Kurupt on “Never Call Me,” Mali Music on the title track “Trip,” Twenty88 on “OLLA,” Swae Lee on “Sativa,” and her boyfriend Big Sean on “Moments.” Aiko also includes her dad Dr. Chill and her daughter Namiko Love on the project.
In a statement about the album, Jhene Aiko revealed that she has been dealing with some emotional problems since the death of her brother in 2012. “Trip” is the R&B singer’s sophomore album and the follow-up to her 2014 debut LP “Souled Out.” She also released a short film which accompanied the album. In the 23-minute clip, she played a character name Penny who falls in love but her struggles with the memories of her brother’s death deeply affects her. The film was directed by Tracy Oliver who directed the hit comedy film “Girls Trip.”
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