Lil Baby has released the video for “Catch the Sun” from the Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack, released by Motown Records. Arriving as Queen & Slim hits UK theaters, the quietly stunning visual will have its broadcast premiere via BET Jams, BET Hip-Hop and the Viacom billboard in Times Square. Check out the video now below.
In the video, Lil Baby and his co-star recreate the on-the-run love story of Queen & Slim. With its dreamlike beauty and captivating tension, the visual perfectly captures the introspective track. It was directed by Cam Busby (Wiz Khalifa, Kodak Black), who also helmed the video for Megan Thee Stallion x VickeeLo’s contribution to the soundtrack, “Ride or Die.”
Starring Oscar® nominee Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Queen & Slim is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism and the life-shattering price of violence. The film, from GRAMMY®-winning director Melina Matsoukas and Emmy®-winning writer Lena Waithe.
Music acts as an additional voice in Queen & Slim, showcasing a range of talent among black artists across a compelling blend of genres. The 16-song soundtrack, which was nominated for a NAACP Image Award, features new material from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, Tiana Major9 & EARTHGANG, Coast Contra featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and Syd, plus classic songs by Roy Ayers, Bilal, Mike Jones and others. Blood Orange composed the film’s score and is featured on the soundtrack.