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Watch the animated video for Juice WRLD and The Weeknd's "Smile"

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The music video for Juice WRLD and The Weeknd’s collaboration, “Smile,” has arrived.

The animated video captures the sentiment of the song’s lyrics about finding love and happiness, even if that means separately. “I’d do anything in my power to see you just smile/ I want you to prosper and come proper/ Even if that means I ain’t by your side,” Juice raps on the chorus.

An animated Juice WRLD opens the video surrounded by a beautiful field of flowers and butterflies with the mountains and the setting sun as his backdrop. The video also features animated scenes of a woman, who appears to be his girlfriend, Ally Lotti, as she looks out the window from her bedroom to see Juice wearing angel wings.

The Weeknd appears as his animated character falling out of a car after an unfortunate accident. After this, he strolls through the street wearing a red blazer.

Juice’s first posthumous release Legends Never Die topped the Billboard 200 albums chart after its release last month, landing the biggest posthumous debut in nearly 20 years and the biggest first-week sales of 2020.

This is also the first taste of new music we’ve heard from The Weeknd since his chart-topping album, After Hours. The Weeknd is also set to perform during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards broadcast, which airs live on August 30.

By Rachel George 
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