Trey Songz is the equivalent of the side chick, the other man if you will. Sort of like when Biggie said, “Don’t leave your girl ’round me, true player for real,” Trey is about that life. The visual for “Dive In” is all kinds of sexy with a clean cut Trigga in a cream suit jacket and a beautiful curly-haired woman who is cheating on her handsome man. Yummy. The concept from Justin Francis clip is not one that’s extremely innovative. A pool. A hot couple. Said couple can’t keep their hands off of each other in the water. We’ve seen this more than a few times over.
However, the climax of the video appears four minutes into the six minute clip when Trey pays for his sins by being drugged, which gives the scorned lover the opportunity to kidnap curly Sue to frame Trey. The aesthetic is gorgeous. And the concept had potential to be greater. Mostly it could be argued the video is forgettable. There’s also a nagging curiosity: How long will Trey be able to pull off the panty-dropping cuts without much versatility? Maybe forever. Maybe not. The elders do always say, “If it ain’t broke…”