Put up Malone Previews ‘Motley Crew’ Single As Supervisor Confirms Launch Date
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Printed on: Jul 5, 2021, 6:13 AM
Put up Malone is gearing as much as launch a brand new single titled “Motley Crew,” which is called after Los Angeles heavy steel band, Mötley Crüe.
With the celebrity rapper celebrating his twenty sixth birthday on Independence Day (July 4), his supervisor Dre London took to Instagram to share a video of him celebrating whereas the unreleased track performed within the background. He additionally confirmed “Motley Crew” is ready for launch on Friday (July 9).
“Completely satisfied Birthday my brother @postmalone,” he wrote. “I inform u on a regular basis you’re 1 of the realest People I ever met!! So in fact your day is in the present day! This week we celebrated by capturing a MOVIE!! I’m excited to lastly announce new single ‘Motley Crew’ dropping Friday! Full undertaking with Live performance Doc coming actual quickly! #DreVision #2021.”
Mötley Crüe member Tommy Lee posted to his Instagram Tales expressing his pleasure about Put up Malone naming the track after his group, whereas revealing he’s starring within the music video.
“A couple of months in the past @tylayaweh and @postmalone dropped a tune known as ‘Tommy Lee.’ Now this? Wtf taking place?” he wrote. “I’m in the present day @ new @postmalone video shoot dude! I’m in it!! His subsequent single is named ‘Mötley Crüe’ I shit you not!!!! I can’t present y’all something til it’s accomplished and able to drop! Unfknreal!!!!!!!”
🚨🚨| In line with Tommy lee, Put up Malone’s subsequent single will likely be known as “Mötley crüe” and the music video will function Tommy lee pic.twitter.com/DqDvMFcrv2
— PostyOnChart (@PostyOnChart) June 30, 2021
Put up Malone and Tyla Yaweh launched “Tommy Lee” in June 2020 that peaked at No. 65 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 and was licensed gold by the RIAA by October 2020. Tommy Lee performed drums on an alternate model of the track, with SAINt JHN additionally that includes on one other remix.
Throughout a November 2020 interview with Kyle Meredith, Tommy Lee admitted he was flattered by Put up Malone and different rappers paying homage to him.
“I’m honored to loss of life that somebody would even name a track ‘Tommy Lee,’ after which to have a track be about you,” he stated. “And coming from guys that, like — fucking Put up Malone might be one of many largest artists, aside from Billie Eilish. These are extraordinarily proficient and profitable artists, and to get that again, it’s exhausting to even clarify. It feels so cool. It’s such as you’re within the membership. They’ve not solely accepted you, they’re fucking honoring you.”
He added, “Getting shoutouts from a bunch of different Hip Hop artists, after which my title pops up in a bunch of songs, I get a kick out of that. I’m like, ‘That’s fucking rad, man.’ It’s bizarre even speaking about it.”
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Up to now in 2021, Put up Malone has contributed “Solely Wanna Be with You” to Pokémon 25: The Album, featured on DJ Khaled’s “I Did It” with Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Child and DaBaby, and posthomously collaborated with Juice WRLD on Intelligent’s “Life’s a Mess II.”