Kali Uchis drives by way of the clouds in her vivid video for “La Luz,” that includes Jhay Cortez.
The clip, directed by Uchis and Lauren Dunn, opens with the singer texting in her bathtub. She later seems within the sky, an angelic presence amid glowing orbs, and cruises alongside rainbows. Cortez reveals up halfway by way of the video, peering by way of a peep gap as Uchis kisses her date on a mattress.
The vocalist detailed the video’s manufacturing in a sequence of tweets, noting that it took 15 hours to movie on a day of intense climate: “it was the hottest day in LA HISTORY 120° & the only air con broke someone actually passed out onset,” she wrote.
The atmospheric observe will seem on the Uchis’ upcoming second LP, her first Spanish-language undertaking. The report — which follows her 2018 debut, Isolation, and quarantine-compiled demo assortment, April’s To Really feel Alive — additionally options the beforehand issued, trap-inspired reduce “Aquí Yo Mando,” that includes Rico Nasty.
“I hope to continue expressing myself freely forever through all styles, genres and mediums,” Uchis mentioned in a press release. “I hope my art inspires others to be free and express themselves too. Peace and love to all of Planet Earth. Thank you.”