Tyrese discusses the story behind “Stay” [Video]

Actor and singer Tyrese made a lot of fans happy by teaming up with his Baby Boy co-star Taraji P. Henson in his newest video “Stay.” However, aside from the beautiful reunion, there is also more to the song and video than most noticed. Speaking with ARTISTdirect.com, Tyrese recently sat down for their “See The Music” segment as he revealed how the song and video concept came about for “Stay.”

“Small, short but long story. I was dating this girl and she was complaining, ‘It’s all about you, and it should be about us and our relationship. You’re traveling, you’re busy, you’re focused on your career,’” he reveals. “And she used to say, ‘I appreciate you being focused and driven, but you have to make more time for us. Nothing wrong with going to a dinner and movie… The simple stuff.’”

And just as how the video plays out, his then-girlfriend packs up and prepares to leave right before he returns home from a cancelled meeting and begs her to please “stay.”

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