KEHLANI UNVEILS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MIXTAPE "WHILE WE WAIT"
ARRIVES AFTER THE RELEASE OF RECENT TRACKS “NUNYA” FT DOM KENNEDY, “NIGHTS LIKE THIS”, and “BUTTERFLY”
- Genre : More Music
- Type: News
- Author : Team ARTISTdirect
- Date : Fri, 22 Feb 2019
Atlantic recording artist Kehlani has officially unveiled her eagerly awaited new mixtape which sees appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Dom Kennedy, 6lack and Musiq Soulchild. WHILE WE WAIT is now available at all DSPs and streaming services. WHILE WE WAIT arrives after the release of the highly praised tracks “Nunya” ft Dom Kennedy and “Nights Like This” ft Ty Dolla $ign which were both accompanied by music videos. The futuristic “Nights Like This” video has collected over 11M views and earned widespread attention as Billboardwent on to proclaim that “when Kehlani takes on the challenge of creating a new music video, fans always know that she delivers the best product possible…but it appears that her magnum opus just came out with the release of her brand-new video for ‘Nights Like This.”
Upon its release, “Nights Like This” rose to #1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul Songs chart and has already earned over 41 million streams worldwide. The track has also garnered wide-ranging media attention and critical applause, with Forbes declaring it “a strong start to not only Kehlani's 2019, but also for bisexual and queer stories in mainstream hip-hop and R&B.” It was also crowned by ELLE as #1 on their “10 Best Songs of 2019 (So Far).
Kehlani has also launched a brand-new webstore featuring an exclusive collection of items to celebrate the release of WHILE WE WAIT. The line includes pullover hoodies, a t-shirt, long sleeve shirt, dad hat, tote bag, bandana, notebook, mug, and a 4-sticker set. Items are available to purchase at www.store.kehlani.com.
Kehlani is one of today’s most in-demand featured artists, with 2018 highlights including Cardi B’s platinum certified #1 smash, “Ring,” Charlie Puth’s “Done For Me,” Eminem’s “Nowhere Fast,” KYLE’s gold certified “Playinwitme” and Hayley Kiyoko’s “What I Need.” She’s also received high profile media attention through 2018, including a milestone cover feature in NYLON and inclusion in OUT Magazine’s influential OUT 100. The GRAMMY® Award-nominated R&B sensation also recently teamed with her best friend, poet/author Reyna Biddy, to launch the new Beats 1 podcast, “Sunday Gems,” showcasing choice music selections and what the hosts call “fresh perspectives on everything: life, love, and beyond.” “Sunday Gems” airs select Sundays at 6 pm ET/3 pm PT.