Launched final week, Juice WRLD’s posthumous collaboration with Abel Tesfaye marked the primary time the pair had labored on music collectively.
Directed by KDC Visions, the animated visuals for ‘Smile’ start within the evening sky and introduce a GCI Juice, who treks by way of a countryside location. Because the late rapper displays on his misplaced love, his girlfriend is seen reminiscing over previous polaroid pictures.
The Weeknd later emerges from a automotive accident, earlier than continuing to go again out on the street. The clip concludes with the feminine character looking onto her avenue, the place Juice is standing with a pair of angel wings.
Reviewing the monitor, NME concluded: “‘Smile’ represents two sides of the same coin. Though the collaboration fulfils a pipe-dream of the late rapper’s, Juice WRLD’s perspective ultimately steals the spotlight.”
Juice WRLD, who died final December, hinted at his team-up with The Weeknd in September, when he tweeted: “Me and The Weeknd would make a diamond record…”
‘Smile’ is the primary launch from The Weeknd since he dropped his fourth studio album ‘After Hours’ in March. In a four-star evaluate, NME stated that the mission was his “strongest record in some time”.
Followers additionally noticed an animated Abel Tesfaye in The Weeknd’s current video for ‘Snowchild’, which took viewers on a journey again in time.