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Tkay Maidza - New  Tkay EP Out Next Month, New Single 'Don't Call Again' Out Now
Tkay Maidza : New Tkay EP Out Next Month, New Single 'Don't Call Again' Out Now
15th July 2020

Tkay Maidza is back to wow fans and critics alike with her sonic versatility. 

Following the whiplash-inducing spitfire summer anthem ‘Shook’, that earned praise everywhere from NPR to Pitchfork to The FADER, she has taken a left-hand turn with the laid-back groove of ‘Don’t Call Again (ft. Kari Faux)’.  The boy bye manifesto places Tkay’s smooth singing vocals centre stage with a sharp, straight-shooting verse from much buzzed-about rapper Kari Faux.

+ Stream 'Don't Call Again' on all platforms here +

Speaking of her new track, Tkay says "'Don't Call Again' is the conversation I wish I could have had in my relationships over the past few years (both romantic and non-romantic).  Standing up for yourself can be tough when you're so close to something.  When we completed the track, I always felt Kari would be perfect for it because she keeps it so real when she’s talking relationships.  Glad we got to do a track together mid pandemic.” 

The accompanying video was conceptualised, self-filmed and co-directed by Tkay with animations by design studio Babekühl (Justin Bieber, TOKiMONSTA, The Free Nationals).  “It would have been cool to shoot the video with Kari but Covid has me stuck in Australia and her in Arkansas.  So we invested in green screens and self-shot a 70s inspired video in our bedrooms."

Tkay also announces the release of her new assertive 8-song EP Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 2 coming 7th August on 4AD.  The release follows 2018’s Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 1, which established her as one of the most exciting voices in the new guard of hip-hop.  Vol. 2 will include 2019’s trap-infused, ARIA-nominated single ‘Awake’ featuring JPEGMAFIA, which earned a best of the decade nod from The Needle Drop, as well as praise from Pitchfork, The FADER, Dazed, Complex, and others.

+ You can pre-save the new EP here +

Tkay Maidza - Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 2
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My Flowers
Awake (feat. JPEGMAFIA)
You Sad
PB Jam
Don't Call Again (feat. Kari Faux)