YungBakugo’s production on his latest single, “Cloudy Maudy” is a master class in painting with negative space. Instead of crowding the song with different sounds, he leaves holes open so that his silky lo-fi compositions can breathe. The minimalist beat adds an air of mystery such that it sounds like anything could happen. The Toronto based artist compounds that enigma by switching between vocal textures, singing as well as rapping over the dreamy instrumentals.
His lyrics, “Wanna be rich, looking like I robbed a bank, Yeah”, keeps the dreamy direction of the song going and Kali Talmon-Longden follows the same mood with the surreal and colourful music video she directs. The video sets YungBakugo in the company of models and dancers (Jennifer, Tyra Templesmith, Katie Over, Alexandra Gimbert) who also add more colour to the video through their performance.
You can watch the video for “Cloudy Maudy” below.
Featured Image Credits: YouTube/ Yung Bakugo
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