Last week (Oct. 6), Lil Yachty issued the short and simple “Poland” on SoundCloud, and the unique track automatically became a meme. Now the 25-year-old rapper is accompanying the song with a Cole Bennet-directed music video.
In the visual, Yachty finds himself jumping the turnstile at a New York subway station on a trippy trek through the train system. The viral record was produced by F1LTHY and dropped on Soundcloud after it leaked.
On “Poland” the rapper leans into the familiar tone of his early hits such as “One Night,” and “Minnesota.” With simple lyrics, a catchy hook, a hypnotic melody, and Yachty’s signature high-pitch delivery, the song is a reminder of his fun approach to music.
The sticky chorus, “I took the wooooooock to Poland,” references Wockhardt promethazine-codeine syrup.
According to HipHopDX, after the song was issued, Quality Control CEO Pierre “Pee” Thomas shared the screenshot of an alleged iMessage conversation with Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki inviting the Atlanta native to the European country.
Polish officials have not publicly confirmed nor denied the conversation.
“My album is done. It’s mastered and done. When you’ll get it, I don’t fu**ing know. My date has been pushed back like five times. The disappointing thing is that it probably won’t be on this side of the year unfortunately.”
Watch Lil Yachty’s video for “Poland” above.