We’re among the many hoping there’s no cure in sight for the wave of Normani fever that’s sweeping through since she dropped her blazing new music video, ‘Motivation,’ early this morning (August 16).
Billed as the official first single from the singer’s yet-titled, forthcoming debut solo effort, the cut is the brainchild of a team of superstar writers, singers, and producers (Ariana Grande Max Martin, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Savan Kotecha).
On this side of its release date the tune is already showing early signs of success (based on its digital sales and critical response), but some may not know it was preceded by a slew of promotional appearances in its support in a bid to build anticipation. One stop (to our friends at Chicago’s B96 96.3 FM) caught up with the 23-year-old at this year’s Lollapalooza to discuss her new album, working with Grande, and so much more.
Published to the outlet’s Youtube just hours before ‘Motivation’s premiere, tuck inside to see how the singer’s responding to fan demands for the LP, fighting those debut album jitters, and so much more: