The dance track, produced by Weddingcake and released on Friday, marks Klum’s return to the music business 16 years after releasing his 2006 holiday hit, “Wonderland.”
According to Klum, Snoop Dogg — real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. — was his first choice for a potential collaborator. In October last year, the mother-of-four hinted they were making music when she shared a photo of the couple in a recording studio with her 8.9 million Instagram followers to mark Snoop’s birthday.
“Chai Tea with Heidi” samples Rod Stewart’s 1983 classic, “Baby Jane,” with Klum singing the lines: “When I give my heart back, I know. It’s gonna last forever. Nobody tells me where or when, I know. It’s gonna last forever. When I fall in love again, I know. It’s gonna last forever.
The record also serves as the opening track for the 17th season of Klum’s modeling competition reality series “Germany’s Next Topmodel.”
The accompanying black and white music video was shot by famed photographer Rankin and sees Snoop lending his signature club track anthem while sporting a fur coat and sunglasses. Klum struts around in an array of form-fitting outfits.