You know that feeling when someone keeps you waiting and you’re about to lose your mind? That emotion sums up the nearly 2 minutes Tyler, the Creator spends pacing and fuming in the video for his upcoming collaboration with A Bathing Ape designer Nigo, “Come On Let’s Go.”
Tyler directed the clip himself under his real name (Tyler Okonma) and the storyline is pretty much summed up by the title: Tyler pacing outside a nice suburban home at night staring at his phone and sweating his date in front of his banana-yellow whip while rapping about how annoying it is to be held up.
Wearing a shorts-and-jacket combo with a fur hat, the rapper is also, literally, sweating as he rhymes, “I told your ass be ready, ahh/ You always got excuses and you know I be on top of things/ Punctual my proper name, on the dot is not your aim/ Although we in love, we are not the same, uhh/ I hit you on that celly, yeah/ You said you needed five, that was more than twelve ago.”
The song’s producer, Pharrell Williams, makes a brief cameo in the visual, rocking diamond-studded shades, a baseball hat and gold grills as the points to his timepiece and raps the timely line, “watch go tick, tick, tick, tick, tick.” Spoiler alert: as a frustrated Tyler finally slaps a ladder up on the home’s frontside and starts climbing, we catch a glimpse of his date — in a shimmering green gown — staring out of the window impassively.
The song appears on the new compilation I Know Nigo, which drops on Friday (March 25). The 11-track album was executive produced by Pharrell and features tracks from A$AP Rocky, Pusha T, the Clipse, Kid Cudi, Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna and the late Pop Smoke.
Watch the “Come On Let’s Go” video below.