January 30, 2023

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Little Simz shares the short film NO THANK YOU

Little Simz ends 2022 with a bang: Just in time for the release of her new album NO THANK YOU last weekend, the British-Nigerian rapper shared an 11-minute short film of the same name today. It includes five songs from the album, including “Heart on Fire”, “X”, “Silhouette”, “Sideways” and “Broken”.

Simz offers some words of wisdom before the video springs into action: “Emotion is energy in motion,” text reads across the screen for the first few seconds just as the music is about to start. “Honour your truth and your feelings. eliminate fear. Boundaries are important.”

Visually, the Gabriel Moses-directed clip is akin to a feature-length noir arthouse film, as Little Simz raps in a range of settings: alongside some contemporary dancers in the driver’s seat of a car on a rainy night, in a pool of water, and staring at one another at a lavish mansion party in the mirror. Shot in Paris in front of the Chateau de Millemont, NO THANK YOU captures the timeless, subtly melancholic beauty of the city.

See Little Simz in the short film NO THANK YOU below.

Little Simz released the album NO THANK YOU a little over a year after its predecessor, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, one of the best albums of 2021.