Hot off the release of his Drake-assisted single “To the Max,” DJ Khaled teamed up with Rihanna and Bryson Tiller to shoot a video for their Grateful collaboration “Wild Thoughts.”
Video clips from the shoot reveal that it samples Carlos Santana’s “Maria Maria,” a single from the guitar legend’s 1999 album, Supernatural.
Khaled, RiRi, and Pen Griffey shot scenes for the visual in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami, according to Roc Nation’s Lenny “KodakLens” Santiago, who shared an image of the trio on Instagram.
“When I say those Vocals are in… trust me.. the visuals are in too,” Santiago wrote. “I can’t wait for this monster to drop!!!! Boy oh Booooy.”
Khaled’s young son Asahd was quite the charmer, stealing a kiss from Rihanna, who donned a flowy yellow number in one scene and a see-through pink blouse with colorful Balenciaga leggings in another. Meanwhile, Tiller was casual in one of his trademark low-brim hats, and Khaled stayed cool in a silk jacket with snakes sprawled across it.
So far, Grateful has spawned only one video for the star-studded “I’m the One” featuring Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne, and Quavo, which went on to become Khaled’s first No. 1 single on the Hot 100. The album is also expected to feature Nicki Minaj, Nas, and Travis Scott, as well as Beyoncé and Jay Z, who appear on “Shining.”
Grateful soon come. The project is due June 23.