Watch: Thundercat performs ‘Black Qualls,’ pays tribute to Mac Miller with Steve Lacy, Flying Lotus, Steve Arrington on ‘Kimmel’

'It Is What It Is' is out on April 3

Thundercat took to Jimmy Kimmel Live last night with Steve Lacy, Flying Lotus, and Steve Arrington, where they performed “Black Qualls” and paid tribute to Mac Miller.

The fun-loving performance of their zone-out single saw Thundercat and Lacy sharing lead vocals with Arrington sees Thundercat and co. truly leaning into his stage persona. Toward the end of the performance, the artists offer up a musical salute to Miller as Lacy and Thundercat lock eyes, launching into the beat from Miller’s 2018 track, “What’s The Use?”

Watch their performance of “Black Qualls” in full below.
 

 
It Is What It Is is out on April 3rd via Brainfeeder.