We’re psyched to share with you the new single and video from the effortlessly cool Dev Hynes, AKA Blood Orange.
Chamakay is available now with guest vocals from Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek. It will be the first single from the forthcoming album, ‘Cupid Deluxe’.
Today Blood Orange – aka Devonté Hynes – has revealed the video for his new song “Chamakay”. The video for the track, which features vocals by Caroline Polachek of Chairlift, was directed by Adam Bainbridge and filmed on Hynes’ trip to Guyana, where he met his 92-year old grandfather for the first time. watch the video above.
Hynes on the making of the video for “Chamakay”:
“I decided to visit Georgetown, Guyana for the first time, the town where my mother is from. She, herself has not been back for 30 years, 3 years before I was born. I tracked down family members, including my 92 year old grandfather, who I had never met before. In this video you will see our first ever meeting. The wonderful female vocals on this track are performed by Caroline Polachek from the band Chairlift. Special thanks to Yulandi, Tyrese Gomes, Samantha Urbani, The Crandons & Adam Bainbridge.”
“Chamakay” is the first taste of Blood Orange’s new album, Cupid Deluxe, which will be released later this year – details to be announced soon.