Multi-platinum superstar Coi Leray is showcasing yet another side of her artistry with her emotionally charged R&B banger, “Wasted” today. The track arrives alongside a with a music video via Uptown Records/Republic Records, which can be seen now below.
Asserting herself as the “Queen of Social Media,” she initially teased a clip of the song to much fanfare. Of course, the initial post skyrocketed with over 265K “likes” and comments courtesy of SZA, Ludacris, Russ, and more. Musically, she seamlessly steps into a new lane on “Wasted.” Over a slinky and slick guitar loop, her evocative vocals instantly captivate, flexing her fiery range. Her attitude shines as she warns, “Fuck around, make me call up your momma!” The cinematic music video captures her raw feelings as she navigates a romantic relationship that is a waste of her time.
It arrives on the heels of her Jersey Club Remix of “Players” by DJ Smallz 732. As an early adopter of teasing music via TikTok, Coi Leray has been praised for her mastery of the platform. With her new song “Players,” she shared a preview on TikTok, and it instantly attracted over 5 million views. Once the audio was officially released it blasted off like a rocket with over 3 million cumulative streams in two weeks and popular remixes. Most notably DJ Smallz 732 created a Jersey Club Remix that received over 650 thousand video creates on TikTok.“Players” currently has multiple sounds trending on TikTok including the original, Jersey Club Remix, DJ Saige Mashup, and a Busta Rhymes Remix.