Since he and 24KGoldn surprisingly took command of the Billboard Hot 100 last year with their viral hit “Mood,” iann dior’s career has been reaching new heights. The Puerto Rico-born artist recently appeared on Glass Animals’ revamped version of “Heat Waves” as well as his close collaborator 24KGoldn’s debut album El Dorado.
Now, the 22-year-old singer and rapper is back with the new EP Still Here, which is essentially a two-pack that features the singles “shots in the dark” and “don’t wanna believe.” While the latter of the two tracks marks his first solo single of 2021, “shots in the dark” is an emotional new song that feature’s Hip-Hop’s resident emo-rap star, Trippie Redd.
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“shots in the dark” finds both iann dior and Trippie Redd in their feelings as they tend to love scars that were brought about by lovers who couldn’t fully commit to their relationships. iann dior holds his own against Trippie with an incredible heartfelt verse, but longtime fans of Trippie Redd will be thrilled to hear the Pegasus artist kick off his verse with an interpolation from his classic track “Love Scars.”
Scroll down to check out iann dior and Trippie Redd’s animated lyric video for their new collaboration “shots in the dark”.
You’ll always be on the same sh*t, and I know
Bag full of wishes, but they seem to never work
It’s crazy how fast you went from sweet to so cold
And now it’s ’bout that time that I should really let it go