Air – “Playground Love” (Unreleased KCRW Radio Session):
Air have shared an unreleased version of their track “Playground Love” which comes from the 15th anniversary re-issue of the original soundtrack for Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides. The Virgin Suicides 15th anniversary original soundtrack deluxe edition is out on 16 June via Warner Bros. and Parlophone. This edition will include bonus tracks from a 2000 live recording at Los Angeles’ American Legion Hall and tracks from 2000 KCRW broadcast. You can get more information and tracklisting here.
Young Nota + Alannah Carson – “Storm”:
Introducing British Zimbabwean Hip Hop artist Young Nota with his new single “Storm” featuring Alannah Carson. Taken from his forthcoming debut EP which the South East London rapper has been creating with UK chart topping producer Rymez (Wiley, Tinie Tempah, Conor Maynard, Krept & Konan), “Storm” is the first taste of what we are to expect from Young Nota this summer. With a wide array of influences ranging from Kanye West to JME to So Solid Crew and Bob Marley, Young Nota has already been supported by Amazing Radio, bang Radio and Thisis50, listen to “Storm” below, and let us know what you think.
Davido + Meek Mill – “Fans Mi”:
Finally! after months of anticipation HKN boss Davido has released the visuals for his new collaboration with Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill. Titled “Fans Mi”, the Afrobeats-Hip Hop fusion was produced by HKN producer Shizzi and is one of the latest singles to be released off Davido‘s forthcoming sophomore album titled O.B.O The Baddest, which is due to be released later this month. The visuals for “Fan Mi” was directed by Sesan and shot in America. Watch and Enjoy “Fans Mi” down below…
Travi$ Scott + Young Thug – “Drunk”:
The leak of a track from Travi$ Scott featuring Young Thug has made its way on the World Wide Web. A few months ago, Scott teased his fans on Instagram by announcing an upcoming collaboration with Young Thug, and now that collaboration has come. Titled “Drunk”, the highly anticipated track is an anthem to get drunk, obviously. So in case, you were still figuring out your plans for this weekend, the two rappers have found the solution: “Call your friends, let’s get drunk“. Listen to it here.
Tink + Partynextdoor + Aaliyah – “One In A Million (JayBeatz Mashup)”:
Inspired by Tink’s highly celebrated remake of R&B legend Aaliyah’s hit “One In a Million”, producer JayBeatz has created a brand new mash-up. For this project, he mixes the voices of both artists and additionally adds vocals from OVO-signed Canadian musician Partynextdoor. It is safe to say that JayBeatz has created a very unique nash-up there, and no matter whether one is a fan of these artists or not, this track is destined to be stuck in heads. Listen to it here.
Migos – “John Wick” + “Pretty Little Lady”:
The upcoming album from rap trio Migos, YRN – Tha Album, will finally be released on July 31. To keep the waiting time short, they provide listeners with new singles every now and then. Just a few days back, Migos shared their track “Conversation”, which is now followed by two more tracks, titled “John Wick” and “Pretty Little Lady”, both produced by Deko. However, it is still not clear whether these records will actually appear on their new project. Have a listen below anyway.
K Camp – “Comfortable”:
Rapper K Camp, who just got chosen as part of XXL’s 2015 Freshman Class, drops another record, titled “Comfortable”. With a catchy and rhythmic sound, he dedicates this one to the ladies and as his lyrics “tell me where you wanna go / Tell me what you wanna do / Baby, just be comfortable / I’ll be right here next to you” can tell, he is trying everything to make sure they’re comfortable when being with him. “Comfortable” will probably appear on his upcoming album which is out this summer. Listen to it here.
Anne-Marie – “Karate”:
British Singer/Songwriter Anne-Marie dropped the video for forthcoming single “Karate”.The track is taken from her upcoming EP of the same name which out on June 10. Anne-Marie is currently one of British collective Rudimental’s touring singers and on her solo outing, is not afraid to showcase why she deserves to be in the limelight. A chilled out, Neo soul vibe guarantees “Karate” to be perfect sounds for the upcoming summer. Anne-Marie’s Karate EP is available for pre-order here where you can also purchase the title track immediately. Check the video out below.
Words by Shakira Knight, Ayo Adepoju, Shade Alegbeleye, Antonia Künzel, and Jake Bates