Take a walk through the streets of L.A. with Yolanda Nicole in her “Train Wreck” video.

There’s a reason ‘Halfmoon,’ the recent EP from singer-songwriter Yolanda Nicole, was chosen for our #ThePulse series on emerging artists. The Los Angeles songbird (who was born in Dallas) sings about herself and her dilemmas in a refreshingly honest way. Where most present day R&B focuses on sex, drugs, and keeping your feelings to yourself, Yolanda Nicole isn’t afraid to put her heart on a track.

“Train Wreck,” one of the standout cuts off of ‘Halfmoon,’ is one of the biggest examples of that. The second-to-last track on the EP, “Train Wreck” has Nicole breaking down her protective, insecure nature but hoping her lover will look past that to look after. “When I’m stressed, will you comfort me?” Yolanda earnestly asks on the hook. “When we fight, will you spend the night/ to make sure that everything’s alright?” Sonically, it sounds like a song that would’ve fit right at home on BET’s ‘106 & Park’ in the early 00s. But lyrically, listeners will relate.

On Friday, the singer shared an official music video for “Train Wreck.” Directed by APH & Company, the visuals depict Yolanda Nicole “returning home” to L.A. and walking down the city’s streets. The lovely singer croons out her lyrics as the Capitol Records building stands out like a giant in the background. She holds an impromptu concert in the streets for anyone willing to listen. And in a creative break towards the end of the video, Yolanda Nicole becomes a lounge singer, with the pearls, headband, and black gloves to match.

Yolanda Nicole’s ‘Halfmoon’ EP is out now on iTunes.