MNEK has launched the video for his R&B-pop hybrid monitor, “Girlfriend," at this time (Feb. 6). The visible is centered round a closeted man who’s in a relationship with one other girl, however nonetheless continues to hook up with males.
The video opens with MNEK’s hookup getting a cellphone name from his offended girlfriend, who yells at him about lacking their 5 yr anniversary. The boyfriend guarantees his girlfriend he’ll see her quickly, and goes again to mattress with MNEK…who’s having none of it.
The singer proceeds to name him out on his deception and denial of his attraction to males. In a collection of quirky lyrics, MNEK constantly asks his hookup what he would if his girlfriend came upon about them.
“Neither you or your story's straight,” MNEK sings, “It's such a disgrace, for a second put your self in my place.”
“Girlfriend” was part of MNEK's debut album Language, launched final yr. MNEK advised Billboard that the monitor was wasn't biographical, but it surely does contact on points which are prevalent within the LGBTQ neighborhood. "I don’t suppose I’ve been in that earlier than, per se, the place there’s a straight man making an attempt to be my boyfriend," he stated. "But the messages I wished to place within the album, I wished to place issues that simply made folks suppose and that mirrored their very own experiences."