Lana Del Rey and Quavo Announce Release Date for ‘Tough’ Collaboration

 

Exciting New Genre Blend

Lana Del Rey and Quavo have officially announced the release date for their highly anticipated country-trap single, ‘Tough.’ The track will be available on July 3, as confirmed through their joint Instagram post featuring a black-and-white polaroid of Del Rey placing a diamond chain on Quavo. The announcement follows weeks of teasers and hints.

Live Debut at Fenway Park

The collaboration made its live debut during Lana Del Rey’s headlining performance at Boston’s Fenway Park. Quavo joined Del Rey on stage, and together they delivered a performance that captivated the audience. The lyrics, “Tough like the scuff on a pair of old leather boots,” echoed through the stadium, blending Del Rey’s melodic crooning with Quavo’s signature rap style.

Upcoming Album ‘Lasso’

‘Tough’ is expected to be a part of Lana Del Rey’s upcoming album, ‘Lasso,’ set for a September release. This project marks a significant shift towards country influences for Del Rey, as she mentioned during Billboard’s pre-Grammy event in Los Angeles. The album follows her 2023 release, ‘Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd,’ which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Continuing Cross-Genre Collaborations

Lana Del Rey is no stranger to collaborating with artists from different genres. In the past, she has worked with The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, and Playboi Carti, blending her unique style with theirs. ‘Tough’ with Quavo is the latest in this series of genre-blending tracks that push musical boundaries.

Social Media Buzz

The announcement and snippets of ‘Tough’ have generated significant buzz on social media. Fans are eager to see how the fusion of country and trap will sound and how the chemistry between Del Rey and Quavo will translate into their music. The anticipation continues to build as the release date approaches.