Zya – Trapped In It (ft. Kalyan Arnold) [Video]

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DIRECTOR: Nick Manterol
STREAM via: Spotify/Apple Music/Tidal

Making her return to the CitrusRap front pages, with the official video of her captivating melodic fusion of R&B and Afrobeat, “Trapped In It” emerges as a poignant and rhythmic, musical narrative, crafted by Miami singer-songwriter Zya, featuring a beautiful vocal contrast by the ever-so talented Kaylan Arnold. The cinematic visuals directed by Nick Manterol, with the song being produced by DamnConz, helps with this generations transcendence into these afro-cultural genre boundaries, offering a unique sonic experience that beckons listeners into a world of emotions.

At its core, the instrumental is a testament to DamnConz’s production mastery. The track kicks off with an infectious Afrobeat rhythm, while seamlessly blending into the singer’s choir like vocals. The result is an alluring and bouncy soundscape that keeps the listener hooked from start to finish.

Zya’s vocals are the heartbeat of “Trapped In It,” delivering a soulful and heartfelt performance that resonates with authenticity. Kaylan Arnold’s addition to the mix brings a harmonious balance, creating a dynamic vocal synergy that heightens the emotional impact. The lyrics delve into the complexities of love and relationships, weaving a tale of longing and introspection. Zya’s poetic lyricism combined with Kaylan Arnold’s eclectic vocal delivery paints a vivid picture of the intricate emotions that come with navigating the labyrinth of love.

“Trapped In It” is more than a song; it’s an emotional journey that invites listeners to reflect on their own love. A beat that forces you to dance in public and lyrics that force you to sing out loud. The seamless integration of diverse musical elements, pair with the expressive lyrics and powerful vocal performances, establishes the track as a standout for 2023. As the final notes fade away, “Trapped In It” lingers in the mind, leaving an undeniable mark and solidifying Zya and Kaylan Arnold as certified hit makers, in our eyes.