Ne-Yo Declares “I’m Not An Idiot” In New Song

Robbie Daw | June 3, 2010 10:45 am

We’ve still got the whole summer to get through before the September release of Ne-Yo’s upcoming fourth studio LP Libra Scale, but new songs from the singer-songwriter are starting to pop up left and right. Last week it was dance number “Beautiful Monster,” the album’s first official single. And this week brings pop jam “I’m Not An Idiot,” which is rumored to be produced by David Guetta. Listen below.

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This sort of veers into the pop-rock category that Jason Derulo’s “In My Head” dipped into. It’s definitely a departure from Ne-Yo’s usual Stargate material.

After all, we’re used to him sounding like this:

That said, we’re all for a little experimentation from Mr. Shaffer Smith.

There’s no telling whether “I’m Not An Idiot” will appear on Libra Scale at this point. But what do you think? Is it a good sound for Ne-Yo?