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This new music is a step in the right direction for the Illinois native, considering she's following in the footsteps of her DC sisters Beyonce and Kelly Rowland, who each released solo albums, '4,' and 'Here I Am,' respectively, this summer. Williams may not exude the sex kitten vibes Kelly does on her track 'Motivation' nor demand legion of women to 'Run the World (Girls)' like Beyonce, but she's got her own lane.
"The song 'Love Gun' is actually an extension of my 2008 album, titled 'Unexpected,' which had a dance-pop, type of feel," Williams tells the BoomBox. "So I've been doing this style of music now, I'd say going on three years now. Of course, my first two solo albums were gospel and gospel still being my first love, which I will definitely be doing a gospel album soon."
As for the inspiration behind the Druski-produced track, the songstress was experimenting with the lyrics but not necessarily her sound. "This isn't different from anything I've been doing," she reveals. "We were just playing around in the studio and it just is a song I decided to record. That's how it came about. I love all types of music -- jazz, classical blue grass, pop, dance, whatever. As long as I feel good and I feel like it can make everybody feel in a great way and inspire, then it's all good to me."
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