Last week, d4vd unveiled an anime video set to his breakthrough hit “Romantic Homicide” to herald the release of the EP and new merch drops. The video opens with d4vd emerging from a giant rose before fully immersing the viewer in his cinematic universe, complete with a battle with his alter ego IT4MI. “I’ve been working on a way to bridge the gaps in my artistry with elements of cinema. The character you see here today is named “IT4MI” which means pain in Japanese. Inspired by manga and anime he is the main antagonist of my entire project. He wears a blindfold for the sole purpose of not being held accountable for the pain he causes” d4vd explains of the character. Welcome to the introduction of the “4” characters in the d4vd universe.
On Sunday, 28 May, d4vd embarked on a run of summer tour dates in celebration of the project, taking on larger venues than ever before. These dates kicked off in Manchester, UK on the 28th at Deaf Institute before making stops in major cities including London, Paris, Berlin, and Milan. He returns to the US on Sunday, 25th June for a hometown show in Houston followed by stops in cities including Washington, D.C, New York, and more.
Meanwhile, Universal Music Singapore held an exclusive pre-release EP listening session to 20 lucky superfans at SocioQ. SG fans are given the chance to propose the name of their fandom (which will be announced soon!) and they were treated to different array of activities throughout the evening.