Camila Cabello has dropped a visual for “Don’t Go Yet,” the first single from her upcoming third album Familia.
“Baby, don’t go yet, ’cause I wore this dress for a lil’ drama / And I bet, I bet that you think that you know, but you don’t / Baby, come to mama / I get, I get what I want when I want,” the pop star sings over upbeat Latin-inspired grooves.
In the visual, Cabello returns home to a family gathering full of colourful costumes and set pieces. They eat dinner together before breaking out into dance. Cabello’s father, sister, and cousin also make cameo appearances in the music video.
In an interview with Apple Music 1’s Zane Lowe, she explained that her upcoming album, Familia, was inspired by spending time with her family amid coronavirus lockdowns. “I want it to be that kind of family affair selfishly, because it would make me happy,” she said. “It would make my life better and that’s what I want, so that’s really what I was trying to manifest with this whole album.”
Cabello also performed the track on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, with dancers from the music video making an appearance as well. The performance received backlash regarding a white dancer’s dark stage makeup on Twitter, with some users accusing the dancer of performing in blackface. Cabello responded with a statement clarifying that he was meant to look like a character with a ’80s-inspired bad spray tan.
— camila (@Camila_Cabello) July 24, 2021
Watch the video for “Don’t Go Yet” here:
And see the Fallon performance here: