Ian Isiah Channels His Inner Prince on New Song “Princess Pouty”: Stream

Produced by electro-funk favorites Chromeo

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Ian Isiah in video for “Princess Pouty”

    Blood Orange collaborator and alternative R&B artist Ian Isiah will release his upcoming record, Auntie, on August 31st via Juliet Records. For those who can’t wait a few weeks to hear what the project sounds like, he’s shared the latest single, “Princess Pouty”.

    Musically, “Princess Pouty” is a vibrant electro-funk number that sounds like Prince in his most sparkly outfit. Part of that tone comes courtesy of Chromeo, the nu-disco duo who produced the track (while juggling their own pandemic-era projects, mind you). It’s flashy, it’s retro, and it’s perfectly self-aware in its high-key indulgence.

    When sharing the track, Isiah revealed he’s proud of his vocal work here, and rightfully so. As it turns out, the single is a little bit of an I-told-you-so to the grown-ups from his youth who tried to put him in his place. “Shout out to all my childhood teachers who snitched on me and told my moms I sang too much and was a class clown,” he said on Instagram.


    In the song’s music video, directed by Thuan Tran, Isiah can be seen parading through a carnival while wearing full-on clown makeup and garb. After sobbing into his hands, pouting into a mirror while strutting the boardwalk, and throwing a literal pity party at home, Isiah’s clown alter-ego finally finds some peace of mind by letting his feelings out.

    Watch the clip below, followed by the album art and tracklist for Auntie. Pre-orders are going on now.

    Auntie Artwork:

    ian isiah princess pouty chromeo auntie new album cover art

    Auntie Tracklist:
    01. N.U.T.S (N*GG* YOU THE SH*T)
    02. Princess Pouty
    03. Can’t Call It
    04. Bougie Heart (feat. Onyx Collective)
    05. First Love
    06. Lady Bug
    07. Loose Truth


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