Kehlani Returns With Third Album, ‘Blue Water Road’

Written by on April 29, 2022

Kehlani had a fairly good 2020 (regardless of the yr being an total trash bucket). They labored with the likes of Disclosure and Victoria Monét, and launched her sophomore album It Was Good Until It Wasn’t to crucial reward and a top-2 debut on the Billboard 200. They’d observe that up with a number of collaborations to in 2021 — with Kiana Ledé, producer Amorphous, T-Pain, Lil Durk, Pink Sweat$, and Ant Clemons, amongst others.

Kehlani has now returned with their third album, Blue Water Street. “That course of is dictating every little thing I’m at present doing in my life,” Kehlani mentioned to Apple Music’s Nadeska in regards to the undertaking. “I’ve taken an enormous leap into directing, an enormous leap into movie examine, simply an enormous leap into all these pursuits that I had earlier than that have been simply little passionate pursuits of mine that truly grew to become full-time issues that required precise utility and dedication. And I’m truly closely concerned in it now, but it surely wouldn’t have been sparked if I hadn’t been compelled into it on my own, basically. I compelled myself. However it felt extra of a common drive than it was simply me being like, ‘I received to do that.’ It was like, ‘Man, I do know that is simply time. If I really need this shit to occur, I received to make it occur.’ However I took all of that into this album, particularly as a result of I used to be very locked in pandemically. I’m going to show that right into a phrase. However I made this album majority just about with one individual. I imply, me and Pop been working for a really very long time. However once we found that we have been on the identical kind of time on the writing camp and the camp we put along with all these producers and all these individuals, I used to be hopping round from room to room to room to work with, we have been like, ‘We’re right here with it. Why don’t we simply hold constructing? It feels good.’ And so we simply stored coming again to this studio every single day till we had what actually rapidly felt like an album. We made this album in most likely two months.”

Led by the singles “Altar,” “Little Story,” and “Up At Night,” The likes of BLXST, Justin Bieber, Syd, Jesse Reyez, Thundercat, and Ambré be part of them all through the undertaking. Stream the album beneath.


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