Zayn and Nicki Minaj shared their highly-anticipated collaboration "No Candle No Light" on Thursday (Nov. 15).
"No Candle No Light" tells the story of a pair whose relationship has run its course. Kicking off with Minaj's unmistakable "Young Money" name, the rapper easily slides in with the lyrics, "Hand in your hand/ Chest in your chest/ Tangled in mattress/ But I'm feeling you much less." Zayn's voice is silkier than ever as he continues to ponder concerning the relationship within the following verses. Zayn and Minaj then share singing tasks om the refrain, vocalizing over a sultry beat.
The collaboration is a very long time within the making; rumors of a Zayn/Minaj joint effort first circled again in March 2017, when followers who attended a listening celebration for Zayn reportedly heard a snippet of a observe that includes Minaj.
Listen to "No Candle No Light" beneath.