Going Solo

More stories from Hailey Tatum

November 6, 2015

Let’s be honest here, we all probably heard about Zayn Malik leaving the world famous band One Direction in 2015. Maybe you seen it on social media or a crying girl in the hallway, you knew what was happening.

When Zayn first took a break from the On The Road Again World Tour it was only supposed to be temporary. In March of last year, the band’s page on facebook announced that Zayn had decided to leave and it exploded everywhere.

News stations, social medias, everything you can think of was talking about about his departure. Fans were left confused and heartbroken because there was no real reason why he left.

Months after when everything was calming down Zayn tweeted “I guess I never explained why I left, it was for this moment to be given the opportunity to show you who I really am! #realmemusic #RCA.” Zayn signed with RCA as a solo artist.

Zayn recently announced he will be releasing his first single Pillow Talk along with the music video on this Friday, and fans couldn’t be more excited, sending the hashtag #PillowTalk trending on twitter.

“I think he is doing the right thing, I mean he is doing what makes him happy and that’s all that really matters. He wasn’t happy in the band so he’s finally getting to do what he always really wanted,” freshman Jacqui Leal said.

“If he wasn’t ever truly happy then he did the right thing. If you don’t like something you change it and that’s exactly what he did. No