Each artist held their own, but a clear highlight arrived two minutes into the song when the beat switched up and Joji came together with Trippie Redd for a haunting duet to close out the track. Shortly after the video came out, people liked that part so much that they started making their own "'18' but it only has Joji and Trippie Redd in it" versions on YouTube. This one has nearly a million views already.
Now, 88rising has released an official "acoustic duet version" that isolates Joji and Trippie Redd's part. Without drums, the vocals shine through even clearer and Trippie sounds like a goddamn angel. Watch the duet version above and see the original below.
For more on Joji's unique career arc, check out the video below.
We followed Trippie Redd for 24 hours in Miami in 2017. Here's what happened: