Love Hate (2007) Terius Nash — the crooner behind the hit "Shawty Is a 10" and one of the songwriters behind Rihanna's "Umbrella," ella, ella, eh, eh, eh… 2007-12-11 The Dream R&B
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Love Hate (2007)

LIVING THE-DREAM Rihanna collaborator Terius Nash steps out from under the ''Umbrella'' and into the spotlight on Love Hate
LIVING THE-DREAM Rihanna collaborator Terius Nash steps out from under the ''Umbrella'' and into the spotlight on Love Hate
EW's GRADE
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Details Release Date: Dec 11, 2007; Lead Performance: The Dream; Genre: R&B

Terius Nash — the crooner behind the hit ''Shawty Is a 10'' and one of the songwriters behind Rihanna's ''Umbrella,'' ella, ella, eh, eh, eh — continues his quest to make hiccups sexy with a solo debut, Love Hate. He gives that vocal tic continued life by surrounding it with unorthodox electronic arrangements: Sometimes he works it into a slinky, Prince-style vamp (''Fast Car''), other times a clubby rave-up (''She Needs My Love'') or even a gentle ballad (''Livin' a Lie'') on which he duets with...Rihanna. Who better to assist him on his own star turn? A-
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Originally posted Dec 07, 2007 Published in issue #969 Dec 14, 2007 Order article reprints