From New Singles to Albums to Music Videos; Here’s Some of Our Favorites Of The Week All In One Place & Playlist
[+] SZA Feat. Ty Dolla $ign – Hit Different
SZA makes a long awaited return with new song “Hit Different.” A signature blend of smooth R&B with sultry vocals, the singer circles around an entanglement of an unhealthy love that warrants an exit but maintains an ongoing welcome. With much time to think about our own pasts and entanglements, this song is hitting everyone right in the feels. But its almost too good that you find your self dancing through the tears.
[+] Sech Feat. Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, ROSALIA – Relación (Remix)
An all-star Latin line up brings an already dance floor ready track by superstar Sech to new heights. J Balvin and Daddy Yankee bring in heavy hitting versus while ROSALIA brings an empowering yet sensual flow to a song about moving onto better things after the end of a relationship.
[+] Chloe x Halle Feat. Doja Cat, City Girls, Mulatto – Do It (Remix)
Undoubtedly one of the standout track of the year gets a girl powered remix as Chloe x Halle enlist the help of Doja Cat, City Girls and Mulatto. In a year that has seen the rise of powerhouse female collabs; this is surely another memorable bad bitch link up.
[+] Temples – Paraphernalia
Temples brings us “Paraphernalia,” an outstanding track (with production help from Sean Lennon) that sits in the intersection of Psychedelic Rock and Disco. Whether on the background for a lounge or the warm up to an all-night dance party; this track is a sonically entrancing journey.
[+] Drake Feat. Lil Durk – Laugh Now Cry Later
Drake is forever dropping hit after hit without disappointing. Laugh Now Cry Later stays true to his melodic sing-a-long anthems that you will have on constant repeat.
[+] Russ & Kehlani – Take You Back
This powerhouse collab is a quick feel good song to get you through the end of the summer. Kehlani is a long time favorite that touches our soul, so coupled with Russ’ swag and quality production this track is magic.
[+] VanJess – Come Over
A sensually smooth and retro-esque track that sounds like it was made for cruising down the roller rink. VanJess returns with their first single since 2019 with a stunning track with glamour visuals to match.
[+] Andria Rose – Para Siempre
Velvet bedroom pop artist Andria Rose released her first Spanish-language track “Para Siempre” today. Equal parts dreamy lo-fi, as it is an ode to Spanish Bolero music of the past, the single serves as an entrancing introspective ballad that whisks the listener away on a romancing escape.
[+] UNO Stereo Feat. Amindi – TEXT
In a period where technology functions as a main source of communication, “TEXT” is an all too relatable tale of battling the urge to be the first to text. A jazz-infused, mellow beat is met by alt-R&B songstresses sensual vocals on this anecdote of unrequited love.
[+] Shygirl – Freak
Shygirl debuts stunning single “Freak” which feels like the epitome of a night turned into morning house rave. Heavy beat drops mixed with industrialized vocals, this is a heavy hitting electro track (produced by Sega Bodega).
[+] St. Panther – B.O.M.B.
St Panther has released her long awaited EP “These Days” this week and with it delivers a funkified beat driven pop track “B.O.M.B.” An ode to being “back on my bullshit” the song culminates the aritsts talents as a rapper, singer and producer.
[+] Yung Gravy – Yup!
A feel good, lighthearted single, Yung Gravy mixes his rap style over a latin inspired backing track complete with perky trumpets and an upbeat tempo. Lyrically playful, this song gets more enjoyable with each play. The ode to Anchorman via music video is quite delightful as well.
[+] Big Sean Feat. Anderson .Paak, Earlly Mac & Wale – Guard Your Heart
“Hold Your Head, Guard Your Heart” is repeated through this endearing ode to what can be taken as a micro and macro level affirmation during todays time. Reminiscing and rapping between reflective thoughts on their personal past, as well as the social turmoil that comes with living in current day America, this track is a beautifully composed and stand out track on Big Seans latest release.
[+] Sofia Reyes – Echalo Pa’ Ca
Right from the start, this single is a call to the dance floor. Instantaneously catchy, the songs rhythm keeps your body moving the whole way through. Whether you understand the lyrics or not, your body surely will understand this beat.