Kelly Rowland’s “Dirty Laundry” Addresses Beyonce, Abuse: Hear The Tell-All Track

It’s finally here! Kelly Rowland has unveiled the long-awaited “Dirty Laundry,” off her forthcoming album Talk a Good Game. And, wow! It is exactly the heavy, soul-baring stunner she said it would be. Produced by The-Dream, the song finds Rowland opening up more than ever before, though it’s not just about past romantic relationships, as most people were expecting. No, there’s also a significant confession about her feelings toward Beyonce here, with Kelly revealing the complex dynamic between the two (“Bittersweet / She was up, I was down…Post-Survivor, she on fire…Kinda lucky I was in her shadow”).

Over a spare, piano-based beat, Rowland also recounts an abusive relationship (“Meanwhile this nigga puttin’ his hands on me…I was battered / He hit the window like it was me, until it shattered”). Eventually, as dramatic strings are added to the mix, Rowland admits this man turned her against her Bey, whom she misses. Whew! There’s a lot to unpack here, so give it a listen below.

Kelly Rowland — “Dirty Laundry”

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  • Niwimi

    Where do I Pre-Order!!!!? YES KELLY! Though I Stan for Bey, this is the first time in a while I’ve fallen in love with a song based off of lyrical content. YAAAAAAAAAASSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!

  • tracy

    finally Kelly its about time you show the world the real you baby girl i love you and you killed this song …….

  • mYRL22

    Been waiting for a track like this since Ms Kelly Era… Thank you Ms Kelly but if I ever laid eyes on this n*gga he will get the last taste of his medicine… Punk Niggas

  • BIGJOJO

    YESS KELLY!!! YESSS!!! KEEP KILLIN EM I LOVE YOUR MUSIC!!!

  • honeymonize

    da fact tat u sed it out and admited ur folts mkes u abwutiful peson frm within, u go gal u murderising te trak gal love u