After near-constant teases in recent days, Lil Nas X's "Panini" video has arrived.
Up top, catch the Mike Diva-directed video, based on a treatment from X himself. Skai Jackson guest stars.
The track notably boasts a songwriting credit from Kurt Cobain thanks to the song's unintentional interpolation of Nirvana's "In Bloom." Though originally unintentional, the bit in question ultimately inspired several personal shout-outs from X to Kurt Cobain's daughter Frances Bean Cobain.
"She's the one who pretty much approved the song and she told me how much she loved the video for 'Old Town Road,'" X said during a recent Sirius XM-hosted interview, adding that the experience made him a fan of the band's catalog.
"It actually got me into the album for the first time," he said. "I had never heard Nevermind."
Amid his recent press run, X has also been teasing what's next after the June release of his debut studio EP 7. In an interview with Angie Martinez, for example, he gave percentage-based update on how the next batch of songs are coming along. This go-around, he explained, he's looking to get as many as 70 songs in the bag before starting the process of narrowing that collection down to a traditional album length.
"I definitely want it to be, I guess, more personal maybe, but still slapping," he said of his intentions.
In the meantime, X has shared some sound advice on how to ensure "Panini" watches when bound by the confines of daily responsibility: