Saweetie’s A&R Eesean Bolden Says ‘It’s Time’ Female Rappers Rule the Charts (

When Eesean Bolden first met Saweetie, he was impressed with her work ethic as the Bay Area rapper cut short a dinner at Boa to go to the studio. The senior vice president of A&R for Warner Records was sold on her star power, and has spent the last couple years working her three biggest records: the platinum-certified “ICY GRL,” two-times-platinum “My Type” and the still building — but already gold-certified — “Tap In.” Already outpacing “My Type” at radio, “Tap In” has registered more than 101,000 spins, the bulk at the urban, where it hit No. 1, and rhythmic formats.

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