Today, Grammy-nominated platinum-selling R&B hitmaker Mario debuts the highly anticipated visual for his buzzing single “I Need More” which was released over the summer. “I Need More” is Mario’s first music video in three years and was premiered first on MTV’s Snapchat Discover Channel. The video will also premiere in primetime tonight on MTV at 7:40pm ET/PT. Mario’s socials teased and engaged fans over the last six days creating momentum for the release by offering snippets of the new music video and Mario’s new sound direction. Yesterday, Complex released a 30 second trailer of “I Need More” with an intimate Mario interview, which can be viewed here. WATCH “I NEED MORE” HERE
“I Need More,” which is available for purchase on iTunes, shows Mario finding his lane in the current R&B scene all while staying true to his classic melodies over a progressive and sonic production. This unique sound will also be featured on Mario’s forthcoming album Paradise Cove that is slated to be released this fall on New Citizen/Empire.
Earlier this summer Mario made his first television appearance and performance of 2016 on ABC’s hit summer series ‘Greatest Hits,’ with Singer/Actress Zendaya to perform his GRAMMY-nominated and Billboard-Award winning single, “Let Me Love You.”