Zayn Malik drops single ‘Pillowtalk’ ft. Gigi Hadid in video

Posted on Jan 29 2016 - 7:01am by

Zayn Malik officially took his music in a different direction.

The boy bander turned solo artist surprised fans by dropping his highly-anticipated first single, “Pillowtalk” on Thursday night.

And, the crooner clearly isn’t going the solo route in his love life as the steamy music video starred girlfriend Gigi Hadid.

Gigi Hadid appears in boyfriend Zayn Malik's newest music video.YouTube

Gigi Hadid appears in boyfriend Zayn Malik’s newest music video.

Earlier in the day, Malik called Hadid his “good friend” in his first on-air-interview with Beats 1 Radio.

But the two friends were seductive, kissing and embracing as they performed the music video for Malik’s first song since leaving One Direction.

The racy track is greatly different than the pop anthems Malik belted with One Direction.

The pair have linked together since November.YouTube

The pair have linked together since November.

“F—ing you, and fighting on. It’s our paradise and it’s our war zone,” one of the lyrics says.

The singer dished on the song’s suggestive material while doing promotion work, telling the British Sunday Times that it’s “so pure, so dirty and raw.”

“I think I’m pretty black and white what it’s about,”he added.

The 23-year-old, who left One Direction last March, teased fans Thursday afternoon with the surprise release of his song.

The crooner split from One Direction in March 2015, to pursue a different approach to his music.Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

The crooner split from One Direction in March 2015, to pursue a different approach to his music.

“So who’s staying up with me tonight for this single and video,” he asked his army of fans.

Hadid and Malik have been linked together since November shortly after she broke up with Joe Jonas.

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