It was a no-brainer to put Kehlani over a sexy bounce-laced track, so Calvin Harris got a winner with “Faking It” off his acclaimed debut album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1.
The track, which also features rap star Lil Yachty, has now received the visual treatment and the video is just as intriguing as the infectious song.
Playing an underwater princess and then ice queen, Lani rides the track with perfection as she sings out to an ex-lover who she can’t get out of her mind, and ponders why he keeps checking in with her.
“Nowadays I’m just a bitch to everybody else / I don’t need no shoulders I’m good crying by myself,” she sings. “Moving on is a chore ’cause you know I still adore ya / An unrequited love is just a lover’s hell.”
Lil’ Boat joins in to spit his verse on top of an ice-sculpted McLaren F1. Soon, he takes a sledgehammer to the whip, breaking the ice down to pieces. “I need counseling from my moms, she’s a heartbreak teacher,” he raps.
“Faking It” is the latest video off Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 1, which features guest appearances by Frank Ocean, Migos, Ariana Grande, Pharrell Williams, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Snoop Dogg, Big Sean, Future, John Legend and more.