September 7 will bring the exclusive premiere of JoJo’s mixtape Can’t Take That Away From Me over on Rap-Up.com—and it’s about time we got some new music from her! Ahead of that, the 19-year-old singer has offered up new jam “In The Dark.” Head below to listen to the haunting ballad.
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“I think ‘In the Dark’ is different than anything people have heard from me before,” JoJo tells Rap-Up of the song. “It’s a very sensual record and there’s an undertone of sadness to it.”
Indeed, with its refrain of “I only know him in the dark” and the moody, tinkling piano accompaniment, there’s an almost hypnotizing quality to JoJo’s latest. And it’s definitely a far step away from the pop hits she scored over the last decade, like “Leave (Get Out)” and “Too Little, Too Late.”
JoJo all grown up? We’re digging it. “In The Dark” was produced by Jordan Gatsby and co-written by JoJo and Gatsby.