It’s been five long years since SZA released “Ctrl,” a debut album that instantly made her R&B’s It girl.

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Since then, she’s had hit collabs with Kendrick Lamar (2018’s “Black Panther” single “All the Stars”) and Doja Cat (2021’s Grammy-winning “Kiss Me More”)

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but the wait is finally over for her sophomore set with “SOS,” which dropped Friday — hot off of the singer’s “Saturday Night Live” appearance last weekend.

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Here are seven highlights of one of the most anticipated albums of the year

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“I might kill my ex/I still love him though,” coos SZA on this midtempo bop that, while name-checking the 2003 Quentin Tarantino bloodfest

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captures the conflicted feelings we all have about that no-good boo that we just can’t quit

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“I ain’t no Julia Stiles/This ain’t no last dance/Way past it,” sings SZA, making yet another movie reference — this time to 2001’s “Save the Last Dance

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Is SZA angling for a movie career? Because for a third time on “SOS” she makes a direct film reference

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