Ready to take a stroll on the ‘wild side’ with Normani and Cardi B? Not solely did they get bare of their new music video, however Normani sampled Aaliyah on the brand new monitor.
It’s been a month because the sunny season started, however Normani and Cardi B might have dropped the tune of the summer season. After stunning followers by saying “Wild Side,” Normani unleashed her tune, that includes the “WAP” rapper and an Aaliyah pattern, on Friday July 16, together with a glamorous — and oh so horny — video. Watch it above.
NORMANI OVER AN AALIYAH SAMPLE??? Y’ALL WERE NOT READY BUT I WAS !!! pic.twitter.com/1FHnu0wlrr
— hormone granger (@trannyredacted) July 16, 2021
“The world is ready for Normani supremacy!!!!” tweeted Cardi on Wednesday (July 14), shortly after she and Normani unveiled the one’s cowl artwork. “okay sooooo I just watched the video again [Flushed face emoji] sis what the actual f-ck,” Normani tweeted in response to Cardi, who advised Normani, “Ommmmgggg I’m nervous!!!!! But then again I’m not YOU DID THAT!!!!!!! I hope and you better be proud of yourself!!”
The new video marks the most effective of each worlds, because it’s directed by Tanu Munio (who lately directed Cardi’s “Up” video) and options choreography by Sean Bankhead, the sensible choreographer behind Normami’s “Motivation” visible. “I had already been in rehearsal for about three weeks preparing the video when Cardi heard the record for the first time,” stated Normani in a press launch. “She really showed up for me and brought this record to life by simply doing what Cardi does best. I love that woman down and I’m forever grateful.”
Fans will be thankful for Normani, as she guarantees extra music is on the best way – and her followers are patiently awaiting her highly-anticipated debut solo album. Since Fifth Harmony went on hiatus in Spring 2018, Normani has made a reputation for herself with a handful of hit singles, together with: the 5-time Platinum-certified “Love Lies” with Khalid; “Waves” with 6lack; and the platinum-selling “Motivation.” She’s additionally teamed up with Sam Smith for the large hit, “Dancing with a Stranger,” and collaborated with Megan Thee Stallion for “Diamonds,” the lead single from the Birds of Prey soundtrack. Normani has additionally labored with Calvin Harris on the Normani x Calvin Harris undertaking and jumped on “Bad to You,” an Ariana Grande–Nicki Minaj collab for the soundtrack of 2019’s Charlie’s Angels.
Though this isn’t the primary time that Cardi and Normani labored collectively — Normani had a featured cameo within the “WAP” music video — this tune does mark Cardi’s first featured spot since 2020’s “Me Gusta,” the place she joined Myke Towers to offer Anitta’s single some additional oomph. Surprisingly, this wasn’t the one announcement Cardi had this week. “The fact that I’ve got another secret to tell you all tomorrow,” she stated after sharing the “Wild Side” paintings, earlier than laughing. “I got another secret to tell you! But, in the meantime, make sure that you guys are getting ready for that Normani record, and my Reeboks!” Fans are additionally ready for Cardi’s follow-up to Invasion of Privacy, however with the pregnant Ms. Almánzar revealing she’s got a special variety of “release” on the best way, followers might need to carry out for a bit of longer.