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Slayloverboy Follows the Flow on “Where Do We Go”

Slayloverboy, the alternative rap artist from Southern California, is back with a brand-new music video single “Where Do We Go”, which comes fresh off his latest album No Bad Slays. With pulsing synthesizers and a steady beat, this track sets a moody tone for the album, also highlighted by the video’s saturated, psychedelic colors and layers.

It’s the mumble-style rapping gives the song its cool sense of flow like Slay is just leaning back and enjoying the ride. There’s both a sense of ease and detachment that comes through with clarity. Reflecting on the song’s meaning and inspiration, he says, “This song basically talks about my early journey with music and basically thanking my girlfriend for always sticking with me even when we can’t physically be with each other.”

The music video transplants the night club vibes of the song into some darker scenery. Everything seems to have been shot at night with flashes of Slay chilling on city benches, sidewalks, and public sculptures. That combined with high contrast duo-tone colors gives the whole experience a hallucinogenic feel, which still makes for a good time whether he’s reflecting on his musical journey or thinking about loved ones.

But really, it’s the sense of wandering that comes through the video that plays to the song’s namesake. The question of “Where Do We Go” in this scenario feels less like a question and more like a declaration of being caught in an endless flow. Sometimes it’s best to just let it carry you into the night.

“Where Do We Go” and No Bad Slays are available now on major streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music. The accompanying music video for “Where Do We Go” is also available on YouTube.

Charlie Maybee

Charlie Maybee is a dancer, musician, educator, and writer based in Charleston, South Carolina who currently teaches with the Dance Program at the College of Charleston. His primary work as an artist is with his performing collective, Polymath Performance Project, through which he makes interdisciplinary performance art that centers tap dance as the primary medium of expression and research. He also currently plays rhythm guitar for the Charleston-based punk band, Anergy, and releases music as a solo artist under the name Nox Eterna.

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