Over lithe percussion and a purring high-pitched synth melody, the Weeknd unspools a world of sex, drugs and clap-backs in his sultry croon. Nav follows with a verse delivered in a distinct robotic hum, matching the Weeknd’s casual falsetto with dirty couplets like: “I think the belts inside the store look better on my waist/ I think my nuts look better on her face.”
“Some Way” will appear on Nav’s self-titled debut mixtape, which arrives February 24th. The project will be his first after inking a deal with XO/Republic Records. Nav has amassed a slew of credits over the past few years, both as a producer and rapper, notably appearing alongside Travis Scott on “Beibs In the Trap” and co-producing his solo track “Up” with Metro Boomin. Last year, Nav released a compilation of solo material titled, The Introduction.
The Weeknd has a handful of international dates scheduled this winter before opening the North American leg of his Starboy tour April 25th at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The trek also includes a headlining set at Bonnaroo.