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Tkay Maidza - Tkay Maidza Returns With 'Kim'
Tkay Maidza : Tkay Maidza Returns With 'Kim'
4th February 2021

Today, Tkay Maidza returns with red-hot new single 'Kim' ft. Yung Baby Tate.

Watch the official video, paying homage to the quintessential Kims in pop culture, here or in the player below.

You can stream the track on all platforms here.

After a stratospheric 2020 that earned Tkay Maidza the #1 Best EP of the Year nod from The Needle Drop, Maidza returns with her new single and career-defining video for 'Kim' featuring Yung Baby Tate. 


'Kim' follows Maidza’s ARIA-nominated 2020 EP Last Year Was Weird, Vol. 2 and continues her trajectory as one of the most exciting new figures in hip hop.  The song’s grimy synths, courtesy of producer Dan Farber, and Tkay’s stinging duck and weave rap attack are joined by Yung Baby Tate for a guest verse, who matches the energy with an extra layer of sharp-witted heat. 

The accompanying video sees Tkay embody three iconic Kims: Kim Possible, Lil’ Kim and Kim Kardashian.  Highlights include Lil Kim’s iconic 1999 MTV VMAs outfit, Kim Kardashian’s internet-breaking PAPER cover shoot, and a 10-story tall Yung Baby Tate playing the role of Kim Possible’s nemesis Shego.

Tkay Maidza on the single and video: “The idea for the song came from Kim Possible, an iconic figure in my childhood - she always came out on top.  I thought why not make a song to remind those who question me that I will always figure it out like Kim.  From there when we started planning a video we thought why not recreate iconic moments from other iconic Kims across generations.”

Tkay Maidza

'Kim' follows the release of breakout 2020 EP Last Year Was Weird Vol. 2. 
You can listen to the record here.

As ferocious as she is refined”- NPR Music 
"Some of the most thrillingly restless music of her career...An ecstatic trip through R&B, rap, and pop that occupies a lane of its own" - Pitchfork
"#1 EP of the year...Front to back bangers"- The Needle Drop
"Tkay Maidza's appeal rests in how much she can do so well" - Stereogum (Best Albums of the Year)
"Phenomenal creative success" - Vogue UK
Rising Adelaide spitfire Tkay Maidza is shifting her gears. Get with it now, or have fun over there in the dust”- The FADER
"Whether she's channeling Missy Elliot ('Shook') or trading bars with JPEGMAFIA ('Awake'), what comes through most is her own tenacity" - Vice Noisey (Best Albums of the Year)