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PAUSE Picks: New Music Friday

By June 11, 2021Music

It's been 7 days, shout out to Craig David. Welcome to Friday, the day where you can deep dive into our freshest selection of new music as we offer you the latest tracks you need in your rotation.

JUSTIN BIEBER – PEACHES (REMIX) ft. LUDACRIS, USHER and SNOOP DOGG

 

Justin Bieber has called on heroes Ludacris, Usher and Snoop Dogg for an official remix of his global smash hit ‘Peaches’. The original track featured with Giveon and Daniel Caesar pays a tribute to hip hop and RnB of the 2000s. However, for the remix, Justin took it all the way back by tapping into the original masters for their rendition of the track.

DOJA CAT – NEED TO KNOW

 

Global star Doja Cat exhibits a brand new single titled ‘Need To Know’, taken from her forthcoming album ‘Planet Her’ expected to drop by the latter of the month. Showcasing a juxtaposed trap beat laced with ethereal melodies, we are met with Doja’s typical sultry ambience throughout the playful track.

REMA – SOUNDGASM

 

Benin City’s Rema has unveiled the next instalment taken from his forthcoming debut album ‘Soundgasm’. Underpinned by guitar flicks and a bouncy melody, the sensual track is uplifted by Rema’s playful vocals. Visually complementing the context of the track, the music video, shot in LA, sees both Rema and his love interest create a sultry scene through silhouettes.

UNKNOWN T ft. M HUNCHO – WONDERLAND

 

Unknown T and M Huncho has graced us with a brand new collaborative single titled ‘Wonderland’. The enchanting visuals directed by Suave draws inspiration from the 1865 novel Alice In Wonderland, which sees the UK heavyweights reenact their own Mad Hatter-inspired dinner party within an abandoned house.

KAREN NYAME KG ft. TALIWHOAH – MANTRA

 

Karen Nyame KG has linked up with LA-based RnB artist Taliwhoah. The single titled ‘Mantra’, boasts a steady blend of luscious vocals, shimmery pads and KG’s percussion. Considered a laid-back, sun-kissed roller, the track marks the third single taken from KG’s forthcoming EP expected at the end of June.

SNAKEHIPS ft. EARTHGANG – RUN IT UP

 

Dubbed as the first release on Snakeship’s newly launched imprint, Genre-defying DJ duo Snakehips have tapped EARTHGANG for an infectious new cut ‘Run It Up’. Melding together Snakehip’s renowned chilled out beats, Atlanta duo EARTHGANG intercept with some melodic vocals to provide the perfect, dancefloor-ready rhythm.

CRYSTAL MURRAY – BOSS

She may be 19 years old, but her youth doesn’t reflect on her talent nor musical ability. Parisian musician Crystal Murray has released a brand-new single titled ‘Boss’. Leading back to her jazz roots as the daughter of an African-American Jazz Musician, her true, new and honed sound has bled freely into a plethora of sonics.

J APPIAH – BITTER X SWEET 

Hackney-bred artist J Appiah has returned with ‘Bitter x Sweet’, a new single released under his own label that examines the bipolarity of life and love. Having already received praise from renowned industry tastemakers, J Appiah sonically expresses his perception of life and toxic relationships. He describes: “It can be sweet and bitter at the same time, you just have to find a healthy proportion of sweet to counter the bitter.”

You can now listen to all songs featured in PAUSE Picks: New Music Friday in our Official Spotify Playlist below.

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