2020 Grammys

'Drag Race' Star Naomi Smalls Strikes a 'Pose' With Kim Chi in New Video: Watch

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Naomi Smalls, "Pose"

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 contestant Naomi Smalls shows off leg-endary looks in her new track and music video, “Pose.” The superstar queen originally debuted the song during the first episode of All Stars 4, which was well received by the judges during critiques.

The video opens up with Naomi speaking with who we assume is her mother at a phone booth. After being questioned twice about what she “wants to become,” Naomi fiercely declares that she’s “a fashion model,” and hops into a car with a man that’s waiting for her.

The visual carries a hazy neon aesthetic, with an occasional callback to the '90s when a VHS filter is thrown in between verses. Naomi’s voice also works perfectly for the house track, which consists of pointed remarks and fierce affirmations, and exudes a level of confidence that’s absolutely contagious.

Fellow Chicago queen Kim Chi also makes a cameo in the video, and poses alongside Naomi. Near the end the of video, Kim Chi helps Naomi do a hilarious wig reveal that references the closing gag to Naomi’s live performance of the track during All Stars.

Check out the video for “Pose” below.


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