While on the red carpet of the 2016 Billboard Music Awards this past December, Diplo announced his Major Lazer single was on the way and featured PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj. Following the announcement, Diplo has been teasing the release until today.
Major Lazer decides to release their first single, “Run Up,” featuring the OVO Sounds singer/songwriter and Young Money Queen for an island-inspired jam with a patois-laced verses.
According to Diplo, the visuals for “Run Up” are expected to arrive in the coming weeks. The video was filmed in Trinidad & Tobago late last year. In addition, Diplo announced a special project called, Sound of Rum with Bacardi, which is also set to release in the coming weeks. Their new album, Music Is the Weapon is expected to release before the year’s end.
Listen to the track below: