American rapper Post Malone, and Canadian singer, The Weeknd have their new collaboration, One Right Now.
“A synthy club track,” One Right Now, is the second single from Malone’s fourth studio. It was preceded by the single “Motley Crew,” released on July 9, 2021.
On November 2, 2021, Malone and The Weeknd posted a 7-second snippet of the song “PM&TW-ORN-Update.5.nonhyped.w1.mp3” on their social media.
The post received over 150,000 likes in just an hour. While it was initially unknown what the song’s title would be, Malone’s manager Dre London revealed that the collaboration would be titled “One Right Now.” The song marks the first time the artists appeared on a piece together.
Based on the teaser, the sound was described as “a synthy midtempo club track.” It sees the two “harmonizing over an upbeat instrumental.”
Writing for Billboard, Starr Bowenbank referred to the instrumental as a “poppy synth beat.” Alex Zidel of HotNewHipHop predicted that the song will “dominate the radio for the remainder of the year, and likely well into next.”
According to manager Dre London, the song’s music video will be released in the second week of November 2021.
One Right Now is out now through Republic Records.