As we say goodbye to November and say hello to December, here's your chance to deep dive into our freshest selection of new music this Friday as we offer you the latest tracks you need in your rotation.
AJ TRACEY – HIKIKOMORI
After months of anticipation, West Londoner AJ Tracey has finally released his EP ‘Secure the Bag 2’. Boasting pure, unfiltered AJ tracks ranging from 2016-present, the 9-track body of work explores some of his more jagged-sounding tracks flagrant throughout his formative years. “This ones for the real day 1 Lil Tracey / AJ Tracey / GTraceo fans. I made sure the ones who stuck with me get something in return,” he stated.
UNKNOWN P – PIERS MORGAN
Comedian and well-loved entertainer Munya Chawawa has released his single titled ‘Piers Morgan’ under one of his many forms. This time, Unknown P (Britain’s first ‘posh’ drill rapper) uses his witty lyricism over a skippy drill instrumental in nod to television figure Piers Morgan.
Q – ALONE
Rising artist Q has released a brand-new track entitled ‘Alone’. Considered to blend a mixture of RnB and detuned indie rock, the Florida artist continues his run of releases taken from his debut EP ‘The Shave Experiment’.
TY DOLLA $IGN ft. POST MALONE – SPICY
Taken from TY Dolla’s latest album, the LA-native enlists Legendary artist Snoop Dogg to narrate the wild, wild west-located visuals alongside Post Malone. Offering a cinematic cut courtesy of film director James Laresse, the visuals also boast futuristic aesthetics throughout.
KIDD NORTH – PURPLE RAIN
After rising to fame with his Juice Wrld tribute, Illinois-based newcomer Kidd North has linked up with Grammy-nominated Chef J for brand new release ‘Purple Rain’. The track finds him muddled by memories of a former relationship; he sings his way out of sorrow.
D DOUBLE E ft. SKEPTA – DON
Grime veterans D Double E and Skepta link up for hard-hitting new track ‘DON’. Finding themselves amidst a speedy police chase following a heist, the dynamic duo hit the road to freedom. Laying down their signature flows back-to-back; the track comes just one month after the release of D Double’s sophomore full-length project ‘Double or Nothing (D.O.N)’.
THE GAME ft. LIL WAYNE – AI WITH THE BRAIDS
The Game and Lil Wayne pay tribute to basketball imprint Allen Iverson in new track ‘AI with the braids. Sampling the classic B.I.G ‘Get Money’, speaking on the single The Game admitted: “Every kid including myself wanted to be Allen Iverson’.
LIL TJAY – MOVE ON
Due to appear on the Bronx-native’s upcoming project, Lil Tjay drops his brand-new single ‘Move On’. Exploring themes of toxicity throughout, the slow and melodic drop is among the tracks set to release on the 19-year-old’s 2021 second studio album.
You can now listen to all songs featured in PAUSE Picks: New Music Friday in our Official Spotify Playlist below.
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