Chlöe – Have Mercy | Lyrics Meaning Explained

Chlöe released her brand new single “Have Mercy” along with a music video that has all the kids talking. This song marks her debut original solo, having worked as one part of the Chloe x Halle singer duo.

Chlöe has made her music presence known from her various covers on her YouTube channel with Halle Bailey. Together with Halle, Chlöe has released two studio albums ‘The Kids Are Alright’ (2008) and ‘Ungodly Hour’ (2020).

The music video for “Have Mercy” features cameos by Ms. Tina Knowles Lawson (Beyonce’s mother), Donte Cooley, Rome Flynn, Bree Runway, Murda Beatz (the producer of the track). The music video gained over 10 million views within four days since its release, making it her most successful release to date.

Watch “Have Mercy” Music Video by Chlöe

Chlöe “Have Mercy” Lyrics Meaning and Song Review

The song is about adorning the singer’s body. She teases her partner with her curves and thickness, praying for him that he is forever under her spell.

Boy, you lookin’ at me like I ain’t give you no choice
If I count to three, bet you be on your knees

In the music video, Chlöe performs an extremely sexy and versatile dance choreography to prove her point.

Throughout the song, Chlöe also namedrops “Laffy Taffy” single by D4L, Daffy duck, and Cartier wristwatch.

To be like Daffy is to be crazy or foolish, as does the character of Daffy portrays in the animated series.

Chlöe sings how she has him under her spell like how a Cartier wristwatch is wrapped around one’s arm. He even introduced her to his father, meaning that he thinks this is very serious. She says she is not playing either. But her intentions are not entirely clear throughout the song. One thing apparent is that the singer is very much enjoying how she has this guy completely hooked.

Let us hear what you think about this song and the music video in the comments below. Check out the complete lyrics on Genius.

Adam McDonald

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