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Watch Marshmello tease his forthcoming Roddy Ricch collaboration

For a personification of the phrase “strike while the iron is hot,” look no further than Marshmello. Dance music’s saccharine song spinner graced the cover of Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 issue just days ago — a career milestone that plays out across newsstands — while Marshmello’s latest single, “Happier,” continues its cozy reign on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. While Marshmello could certainly revel in present success, the producer is instead training his eye on what comes next, and what Marshmello’s ensuing move entails is a single with ascending rapper Roddy Ricch.

Marshmello has experimented with the electronic/hip-hop hybrid on previous releases like the Logic-assisted “Everyday” and the posthumous Lil Peep collaboration, “Spotlight.” The electronic/hip-hop hybrid is a stylization for which Marshmello evidently has a penchant, and while the helmeted artist has yet to reveal a formal release date for the forthcoming single, it’s clear from the preview that the track will arrive as an idiosyncratic and forward-thinking take on modern electronic and rap constructions.

H/T: Billboard

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