Today, Tkay Maidza unleashes “Simulation,” the second official single to be lifted from her forthcoming debut album TKAY, which is set to shake up audiences worldwide upon its release next Friday, October 28 via Downtown / Interscope Records. LISTEN HERE
“Simulation” finds Maidza infusing melody-driven dance-pop with a sweet and tender soulfulness. Co-written by Tkay, along with her DJ and producer LK McKay and George Maple, Tkay says the track is about overcoming complacency and, “hoping to find something real after everything that is calculated and planned disappears. It’s so common that people get lazy when they feel content because they have partially achieved their goals and are living the way they dreamt about, thus beginning to think it’ll last forever…. I have noticed that things constantly change, so when something doesn’t go to plan it’s like cracks in the simulation become visible.”
“Simulation” is the third track to be revealed ahead of the release of her debut record, following the huge first official single “Carry On,” featuring none other than cultural and political icon and one half of Run The Jewels – Killer Mike, quickly gaining close to one million streams online. Maidza also recently dropped the online track “Tennies” – an ode to Tkay’s favorite kicks – produced by LA-based producer Salva.