“OTW” (an acronym for “on the way”) is a song recorded by American singers Khalid, Ty Dolla Sign and 6lack. The artists co-wrote the song with Brian Alexander Morgan, Idan Kalai and its producer Nineteen85. It was released by RCA Records on April 20, 2018, as a stand-alone single, later added as a bonus track on the vinyl of Khalid’s EP Suncity (2018).
On March 31, 2018, Khalid posted a snippet of the song on Twitter. He officially announced the single during the nominations announcement for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. “OTW” is a dark and melodic R&B song with ’90s influences.
It features a “silky smooth” and “mellow” production, backed by “a trap-infused R&B beat”. A booty-call theme channels throughout the track, as the artists sing about meeting up with a love interest. The music video for “OTW”, directed by Calmatic, premiered via Khalid’s Vevo channel on July 3, 2018.
Press play below to enjoy Khalid’s OTW.