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Although Khalid dropped is sophomore album Free Spirit last week, this week he adds new flavor to his Disclosure-produced track when Megan Thee Stallion and Yo Gotti join the El Paso singer on the remix.

Khalid’s sophomore album Free Spirit, which is expected to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with around 200,000 equivalent album units. Listen to the new song below.

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Two years after dropping his Grammy-nominated debut album American Teen, Khalid returns today with his sophomore album Free Spirit. Lead by his single Better, the 17 track LP features his previously released songs “Self,” “Don’t Pretend,” “My Bad,” and the Disclosure-produced lead single “Talk.”

“I wrote American Teen at 17 years old,” Khalid told Zane Lowe on Beats 1. “Now I get to release this at 20-21, so it’s a completely different mind frame.” This album is the culmination of all of the growth and experiences I have gathered over the past two remarkable years,” said Khalid. “I have been in the studio pouring my soul and spirit to create a body of work that I hope speaks to each and every one of you.” Before kicking off his Khalid Free Spirit World Tour” on June 20th, Khalid will be hitting the Coachella next weekend.

Along with releasing his sophmore album, Khalid has also filmed his short film of the same name, directed by Emil Nava.

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Fresh from his SNL debut performance over the weekend singer Khalid kicked off his week by releasing the offfical video to his new single “Talk.”

Set in a colorful background Directed by Emil Nava, the clip shows Khalid showing off some dance moves,chilling with friends and more. “Talk” is the lead single off Khalid’s sophomore album Free Spirit. Due April 5, the album also features the Suncity hit “Better” and new song “My Bad.” Two days before its release, on April 3, he will screen a companion film at theaters worldwide.

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After two years since releasing his debut album American Teen, Khalid returns with his follow up LP Free Spirit. Taking to social media to announce his sophomore album, The R&B crooner will release his new project on April 5.

“This album is the culmination of all of the growth and experiences I have gathered over the past two remarkable years,” said Khalid. “I have been in the studio pouring my soul and spirit to create a body of work that I hope speaks to each and every one of you.”

Along with his new album, Khalid will premiere a short film of the same name. Directed by Emil Nava, Free Spirit will be screened at theaters worldwide on April 3, two days before the album release.

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Khalid has been keeping busy for 2018 with releasing his hit single Love Lies with Normani and “OTW” featuring 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign. The Texas-born singer returns once more with his brand new EP Suncity. A love letter dedicated to his hometown of El Paso, Texas, Suncity is lead by the song “Better” released in September.

More than anything in life right now I want growth,” said Khalid. “I want my music to grow and represent how I am growing up. Suncity is the start of a new era for me, this music poured out of me and I didn’t want to wait to share it. I wanted to be able to live in this moment with my fans and my friends and speak from the heart.”

Stream the EP below.

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Khalid has been working hard on his sophomore album after his collaboration single Love Lies featuring Normani and his most recent single “OTW” featuring 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign. The Texas singer has returned this week with his brand new single “Better.”

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 20: Recording artists Khalid (L) and Normani perform onstage during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

 

Standing as one of the best performances of the whole Billboard Music Awards (IMO) Khalid and Normani brought their Love Lies collaboration to Billboard awards. Kicking things off Top New Artist winner Khalid serenades the audience with his smooth vocals before being joined by Normani who keep viewers attention as she slayed with her eye-catching dancing skills. Check out the two perform the song below.

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Khalid and 5H diva, Normani have released their duet ‘Love Lies’ from the Love, Simon soundtrack.

“Sorry if it’s hard to catch my vibe,” sings Khalid. “I need a lover to trust, tell me you’re on my side / Are you down for the ride?” Normani responds: “I’ve been so into your mystery / Is it because of our history? / Are you into me?”

Normani spoke to Beats 1 and expressed how naturally the collaboration came about. “He is definitely such an amazing soul and I think that’s why this record means so much to me personally, and I know that it means a lot to him as well. It’s just because we’re genuine friends. This wasn’t an A&R or somebody just putting us in a room together and being like ‘Yo, make something dope!’”

Love, Simon is in theaters March 16.