The last we heard from Kehlani, she was intimately addressing her struggle with depression on “24/7,” following her apparent suicide attempt in March. Two months after that song dropped, Kehlani has returned with “CRZY,” a defiant new single that finds her taking back control of her narrative.
"Everything I do, I do it with a passion / If I gotta be a bitch, I'mma be a bad one,” the 21-year-old sings with calm swagger over an icy, pulsing beat. She also takes a cue from Selena Gomez’s “Kill ‘Em With Kindness” mantra, declaring, “All this shit I've been through and it made me more real than assassin / I kill 'em, I kill 'em, I kill 'em with compassion.” A million 💪 emojis for you, ‘lani.
“CRZY” is the first single from Kehlani’s upcoming debut album, which is due this fall and follows her Grammy-nominated mixtape, You Should Be Here.