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Nicki Minaj, Partynextdoor, and Major Lazer have released a new banger today, one of the few glimmering beacons of hope in these dark, dark times. The single, titled “Run Up,” has been teased for weeks, and certainly lives up to the hype, giving us seriously happy, slightly beachy vibes. Take a listen below.
“Run Up” is likely to be included on Major Lazer’s forthcoming fourth studio album, Music is the Weapon. To Zane Lowe on Beats 1 last summer, Diplo said of the album: “Definitely we have Usher on it. MØ’s back on songs. We have a song with Sam Hunt which is very unusual, but I love him. Travis Scott. I don’t even know; I have to go back…Sia is on a couple ideas, but one of the records might be her record. She’s definitely background vocals on a song.”
While we await more magic from Major Lazer, we’ll have to be content for now with Nicki’s “Run Up” verse to tide us over – and her verse in “Monster” on repeat: