SZA Announces Her Sophomore Album Will Arrive This Summer

SZA makes it known that her new album is on the way while talking to La La Anthony on the red carpet at this year’s Met Gala.

SZA fans unite. The Grammy award-winning artist has a new project on the way with an expected release date sometime this summer. During her interview at the 2022 Met Gala with host La La Anthony, the ethereal songwriter who arrived hat-to-latex boot in Vivienne Westwood surprised fans with an announcement of her sophomore album. “My album is finally ready to go, more than I’ve ever felt before,” she expressed to Anthony. “So this summer, it will be a SZA summer.”


The R&B superstar, whose debut work Ctrl garnered rave reviews from music critics and fans alike, took home a golden gramophone earlier this year for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance alongside Doja Cat for their song Kiss Me More. Her most recent single, I Hate You, initially released on Soundcloud, ended up shattering Apple Music’s R&B streaming records. It debuted at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 following the drop.

Earlier this week, she unveiled a Mental Health Awareness Month-focused partnership with Crocs. The Missouri Native and the footwear brand joined forces with social advocates Yaris Sanchez, Sage Adams, and Donté Colley, who continue to champion Black mental health and “positive change” community-wide and globally. Crocs donated to their charities, Sad Girls Club and the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, as part of the collaboration.

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