There’s something different about SZA. Her music can’t be categorized as R&B per se and she doesn’t carry herself like artists in that genre, which is why she can create a song like “Babylon.”
Yes, we know that we’re a little late to the party on this cut, but consider this a case of better late than never. The track’s accompanying visual will draw many more ears and eyes to TDE’s resident songbird. In a captivating detail of a love gone sour due to her imperfections and internal conflicts, SZA penned heartfelt lyrics that listeners can visualize.
The treatment, co-directed by SZA and APLUSFILMZ, accentuates the messaging. You’ll want to pay close attention to the subtle details.
DJ Dahi produced the record, which will appear on SZA’s forthcoming debut EP, Z, due to release April 8. See the video below.