Kane Brown Recruits Swae Lee and Khalid For ‘Be Like That’

Kane Brown mixes country, pop and hip-hop in “Be Like That,” his just-released collaboration with Swae Lee and Khalid. The…

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Lauren Jo Black

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July 10, 2020

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Kane Brown; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Kane Brown mixes country, pop and hip-hop in “Be Like That,” his just-released collaboration with Swae Lee and Khalid.

The song’s lyrics tout the ups and downs of a relationship and find the artists confessing that even though their lovers might annoy them sometimes, they can’t imagine their lives without them.

“I might be better on my own/ I hate you blowing up my phone/ I wish I never met yo’ a**/ Sometimes it be like that/ But I’m not myself the nights you’re gone/ There ain’t no way I’m moving on/ I’m not afraid to need you bad/ Sometimes it be like that,” they sing on the chorus.

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“It’s about all the different feelings you can have in a relationship,” Brown told Billboard of the track. “And trying not to overthink it. When it gets tough, you want to be on your own, but then you miss the person a second later. I think it’s something everyone goes through.”

Brown first debuted the song during his headlining Worldwide Beautiful Tour. During the opening night of the North American leg of the tour, Brown told fans “Be Like That” would be his next single sent to pop radio.

“Be Like That” follows the releases of Brown’s tracks “Worldwide Beautiful” and “Cool Again.” Click above to listen.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.