At midnight on Friday, music enthusiasts worldwide were treated to an electrifying surprise as Travis Scott dropped his latest single, “K-Pop,” featuring the phenomenal talents of Bad Bunny and The Weeknd.
The announcement of this thrilling triple-threat collaboration came via Travis Scott’s social media on Wednesday, shortly after eagle-eyed fans spotted Bad Bunny with a distinctive briefcase bearing the word “Utopia,” the highly anticipated title of Scott’s fourth studio album.
The excitement surrounding “K-Pop” reached a fever pitch when Bad Bunny confirmed that he and Travis had been working together for some time. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “We worked on that a while back—and I think Travis has been working on his project for a minute.” Fans of both artists could hardly wait to see what magic their combined talents had conjured.
While “K-Pop” marks the first time Travis Scott has teamed up with the sensational Bad Bunny, it isn’t the first occasion he has collaborated with The Weeknd. The two have previously joined forces on memorable tracks such as 2015’s “Pray 4 Love” from the album “Rodeo” and 2019’s hit “Power Is Power” alongside SZA. Rumors are also swirling that SZA may make an appearance on “Utopia,” further fueling anticipation for Travis Scott’s upcoming album.
As fans indulge in the sonic delight that is “K-Pop,” the buzz surrounding Travis Scott’s album, “Utopia,” continues to grow. Although an official drop date for the album has not been confirmed yet, it is expected to arrive on July 28, coinciding with Travis Scott’s highly anticipated live concert at the awe-inspiring Giza Pyramids in Egypt.
Earlier, there were speculations that Travis Scott’s monumental event in Egypt might face cancellation due to permit issues. However, Live Nation put an end to these rumors, asserting that the show will go on as planned. The tweet stated, “There have been no changes to Travis Scott’s show in Egypt. Any reports to the contrary are false. We can’t wait to celebrate ‘Utopia’ with you in Egypt.” This assurance has ignited further excitement among fans for what promises to be an unforgettable show.
There have been no changes to Travis Scott’s show in Egypt; any reports to the contrary are false.
— Live Nation Middle East (@LiveNationME) July 18, 2023
Listen to “K-Pop” by Travis Scott featuring The Weeknd and Bad Bunny below.
Release Date: July 21, 2023