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Denzel Curry Is An Intergalactic Desperado In The ‘Walkin’ Video

Early in the new year, rapper Denzel Curry released a spaghetti Western-influenced trailer for his upcoming album, Melt My Eyez See Your Future. Stylized like a film preview, the credits promise a loaded list of guest vocal appearances from 6lack, Bridget Perez, 454, Buzzy Lee, JID, Rico Nasty, Slowthai, and T-Pain, plus production from Boi-1da, Cardo, Dot The Genius, Jpegmafia, Karriem Riggins, Kenny Beats, Powers Pleasant, Robert Glasper, Thundercat, and Curry himself. The new video for “Walkin” is a continuation of the trailer that expands into a deeper visual aesthetic well beyond the Western.

In the “Walkin” clip, Curry is coursing through a post-apocalyptic desert in a different galaxy. It feels like a barren planet from Star Wars, complete with incredible sand dunes, blasters, and nefarious villains trying to put the rapper to rest. “Keep on walkin, aint no stoppin, in this dirty, filthy, rotten, nasty world that we call our home,” he raps on the hook. Both the music and the visual give rise to a desperado mentality from Curry, and a story is clearly bubbling for the release of Melt My Eyez See Your Future.

Watch the video for “Walkin” above and check out Denzel Curry’s 2022 North America tour dates below.

04/01 — Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom
04/02 — Salt Lake City, UT @ Complex
04/04 — Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
04/05 — Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
04/07 — Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
04/09 — Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades
04/10 — San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
04/17 — Indio, CA @ Coachella Festival
06/14 — Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
06/15 — Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
06/17 — Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Festival
04/24 — Indio, CA @ Coachella Festival
06/18 — Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
06/21 — Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
06/22 — Miami, FL @ Fillmore
06/24 — New Orleans, LA @ Fillmore
06/25 — Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
06/26 — Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
06/28 — Dallas, TX @ Southside Ballroom
06/30 — Albuquerque, NM @ El Rey
07/01 — Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren

Some artists covered here are Warner Music artists. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.

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