Jacob Latimore Teams Up With T-Pain On “Heartbreak Heard Around The World”: Idolator Premiere

Jacob Latimore is on a roll. With a string of high-profile movies (Ride Along, Black Nativity and The Maze Runner) under his belt, the multi-talented 17-year-old returns to the music game with T-Pain-assisted single “Heartbreak Heard Around The World”. And it’s a slickly produced, heartfelt R&B ballad with serious radio appeal.

Sounding like a cross between Nelly‘s “Just A Dream” and Chris Brown in slow jam mode, “Heartbreak Heard Around The World” finds Jacob in a very reflective mood. “Never gonna find another love like you, I had another lover but she just won’t do,” laments the teenager over smooth synths before T-Pain joins in with his trademark autotuned rap: “I was thinking about puttin’ a ring on it, I shoulda gave you everything you wanted.” Listen after the jump.

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  • CarteA M.

    YES! I love it, like all his other music. Of course Jacob has another hit on his hands. THIS IS THE SUMMER 2014 JAM!! That voice will be on CLASSICS!!! Playing for many many generations to come. He has a very bright future ahead of him.

  • Khanh

    Amazing