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PAUSE Picks: New Music Friday

By August 14, 2020Fashion News, Music

It's Friday, or shall we say Fri-yay! Deep dive into our freshest selection of new music this Friday as we offer you the latest tracks you need in your rotation.

ALICIA KEYS ft. KHALID – SO DONE

‘So Done’ is the latest offering from Alicia Key’s new self-titled album. Tapping Khalid to serve some RnB magic and bring prom vibes to the track’s official visuals, the pairs soulful voices collide smoothly against a guitar-infused instrumental.

BKLAVA – BACK TO THEN

BKLAVA is behind the infectious, summer bop ‘Back to Then’. Posing a candy-coated futuristic rave inspired video sees the Irish Lebanese artist infuse the production with sweet vocals in order to reflect the highs and lows of mental health.

BURNA BOY ft. STORMZY – REAL LIFE

Ahead of the Nigerian superstar’s latest album Twice as Tall, Burna Boy teams up with Londoner Stormzy for their latest collaborative joint ‘Real Life’.

Could this be another number one? The pair back in January released their skippy single ‘Own It’ and are back brimming with charisma back to back over cooing backing vocals reminding of T Pains 2005 hit ‘I’m Sprung’.

INTERNET MONEY & GUNNA ft. DON TOLIVER & NAV – LEMONADE

Internet Money and Gunna appoints Don Toliver and Nav for their latest collaboration ‘Lemonade’. Announcing the record back in July, the fierce foursome have unveiled artistic visuals courtesy of director Lone Wolf.

DRAKE ft. LIL DURK – LAUGH NOW CRY LATER

Drake is back. This time, featuring Lil Durk and he’s confirmed it will appear on his next album. ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’ shares visual treatment located in Nike World headquarters in Oregon, co-starring Kevin Durant, Odell Beckham Jr and Marshawn Lynch.

Directed by Dave Meyers, the slickly filmed tape lays as the perfect backdrop for the high-octane cut.

RASHARN POWELL – TWELVEMONTH

Rasharn Powell has gifted us with a fresh video for his track ‘Twelvemonth’. Capturing the beauty of drawn-out summer days, the London-based alt-RnB artist paints the picture of a post-romantic rollercoaster love story by means of his, smooth, melodic tones.

JOHN LEGEND ft. GARY CLARK JR – WILD

A ‘WILD’ SURPRISE! John Legend has released his latest audio-visual offering for ‘Wild’ featuring Gary Clark Jr and you’re in for a treat. The US artist drops off wholehearted visuals for the single which also declared the pregnancy of Legend’s model-turned-presenter wife Chrissy Teigen.

KASIEN – CLOUD 9

Taken from the album ‘I Found Paradise in Hell’, Kasien releases the visuals for track ‘Cloud 9’. Dark and filmic, the artist lyrically expresses his state of bliss.