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Thundercat Tries to Woo HAIM and Kali Uchis in New “Dragonball Durag” Video: Watch

The clip comes in support of Thundercat's forthcoming album, It Is What It Is

Thundercat in video for "Dragonball Durag"
Thundercat in video for “Dragonball Durag”
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    This April brings the arrival of It Is What It Is, the new album from Thundercat. In anticipation, the jazz fusion maestro is sharing a music video for recent single “Dragonball Durag”.

    Directed by Zack Fox, the new clip follows Thundercat as he attempts to woo special guests indie sibling trio HAIM, R&B singer Kali Uchis, and comedian Quinta Brunson. Thundercat is emboldened by a colorful durag he randomly discovers — see him moonwalk across a park! — but not everyone is so easily charmed. Este Haim may have even broken out her signature bass face.

    “The durag is a superpower, to turn your swag on… it does something, it changes you,” the musician born Stephen Bruner commented in a statement. “If you have one in the wardrobe, think about wearing it tonight, and it may pop off because you never know what’s going to happen.” Watch the visual below.

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    It Is What It Is officially drops April 3rd via Brainfeeder and promises contributions from Childish Gambino, Kamasi Washington, and Flying Lotus. The follow-up to 2017’s acclaimed Drunk will be supported with a proper North American tour, which happens to include a show with the incomparable Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. Snag concert tickets here.

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