Earlier this month British virtual band Gorillaz fifth studio album Humanz, debuted at number two behind Ed Sheeran’s Divide. The album has 20 songs, including Saturnz Barz featuring Popcaan and Charger featuring Grace Jones.
In an interview with the Observer, Popcaan revealed how the collaboration came about.
“Their team contacted my management last year, so that’s basically how the collaboration came about,” said Popcaan,
When virtual British band Gorillaz released Saturn Barz (Spirit House), the video garnered over three million views in its first 48 hours on YouTube and has since surpassed over 33 million streams.
This made the video the biggest debut for a virtual reality (animated) music video in YouTube’s history, which the service revealed exclusively to Billboard.