Exclusive! ESSENCE Festival Artist Mali Music Premieres 'Digital'

On his new single "Digital," the Grammy-nominated R&B artist breaks it all the way down about love and sex in the social-media age.

Mali Music is back with a new single, "Digital," and you can hear it right here with our exclusive premiere. On "Digital"—off his upcoming album, The Contradiction of Mali, due this summer—the Grammy-nominated artist keeps it 100 about love and sex in the social-media age.

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"Now love is digital, no longer sacred, it's no longer spiritual/ Now it's just physical, I see you naked, double-tap just to get with you," he sings amidst a futuristic atmosphere. But while the electronic effects of "Digital" suggest a mix of T-Pain and Future, Mali also brings some lilting reggae vibes to the track from his follow-up to 2014's Mali Is...

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Check out the track here before its official release tomorrow, and also come see Mali Music at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival June 30-July 3. Buy your Fest tickets here and don't forget to check back for more updates.


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