Phabo has shared a video for “XTC,” a track from his sophomore album, Don’t Get Too Cozy.
The music video was co-directed by Matthew Kaplan and Khufu Najee. It options Phabo and his mates vibing out in a warehouse, wearing white t-shirts and throwing money within the air.
Phabo and his crew are seen having enjoyable in entrance of a chattering tooth novelty toy, presumably mocking those that gave him false hope in his profession.
In a Rated R&B interview, Phabo revealed that “XTC” was recorded throughout his Soulquarius album classes. He shared that it’s primarily based on his experiences with A&Rs who didn’t imagine in his songwriting early on.
“I’m talking very truthfully. It’s a diary entry that I needed to throw on the undertaking relating to my profession and the folks that had me fucked up,” Phabo defined to Rated R&B.
In that very same interview, Phabo dived into different tracks and shared what he hoped followers would take away from Don’t Get Too Cozy.
“It’s purposely peaks and valleys positioned all through the undertaking so that you just don’t get too comfy in any mindset,” he acknowledged. “It’s simply unpredictability in that sense. New phrases, new inflections, new beat patterns [and] new cores.[It’s] extra authenticity from the begin to the end.”
Don’t Get Too Cozy was launched June 18 by way of The Orchard/Soulection. The album options visitor appearances by Arin Ray, Ambré and Shaé Universe. It consists of singles equivalent to “Out Of Contact” and “Casamigos.”
Phabo is at the moment accompanying Kiana Ledé as a particular visitor on her Grudges Tour. He had scheduled a headlining tour for this fall however has since canceled his North American dates. He intends to carry out his three exhibits deliberate in Europe in December. Tickets for these exhibits can be found on his official web site.
Watch Phabo’s video for “XTC” beneath.