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PAUSE Picks: New Music Friday

By July 30, 2021Music

Farewell July. Hello August. It's your chance to dive into our freshest selection of new music this Friday as we offer you the latest tracks you need in your rotation.

YOUNG T AND BUGSEY ft. NAFE SMALLZ – PRADA BAE

It’s the return of Nottingham sensations Young T and Bugsey with their brand-new cut, ‘Prada Bae’, featuring Trap Wave pioneer Nafe Smallz. As they return with yet another wavey song and music video directed by Capone, the hitmakers are strategically dressed in luxe fashion following their successful string of recent releases.

TOOSII ft. FIVIO FOREIGN – SPIN MUSIC

Fresh off the release of his deluxe edition of ‘Thank You For Believing‘, Toosii has released a new song titled “Spin Music” featuring Fivio Foreign. The dynamic duo accompany the single with visuals which are rendered by dizzying lenses and special effects, traversing between ATVs, parties and bedrooms.

MALAKI – HEAD HIGHS

 

In close succession to his powerful offering ‘The Riddler,’ rising Dublin artist Malaki unveils a new track titled ‘Head Highs’. After being confined to his flat for several months during Lockdown last year, the visuals, shot in London, depict the fast-rising rapper enjoying the comforts of the bustling capital.

OMAH LAY – UNDERSTAND

Omah Lay presents the cinematically striking video for his new single, ‘Understand.’ With a debut EP that spent three months at number one and a remix of Justin Bieber’s ‘Peaches’, his silky vocals are emotionally captivating – even when frosted over soothing production, you can feel every bit of hurt and confusion.

JVCK JAMES ft. KNUCKS – BASEMENT (REMIX)

 

East London’s Jvck James recently recruited rapper Knucks to remix his single ‘Basement’ – a follow-up from his previously published live performance and EP ‘JOYRIDE’ earlier this year – the duo offers a solid addition to what already was an excellent song.

JACKSON WANG ft. INTERNET MONEY – DRIVE YOU HOME

 

Jackson Wang and Internet Money have let the world hear the release ‘Drive You Home’, an 80s-influenced love song coupled with sentimental guitar melodies and booming hip-hop percussion. Jackson has amassed an extensive following on social media that includes over 64 Million fans, as well as collaborations with artists such as Major Lazer, Swae Lee and GoldLink

POTTER PAYPER ft. M HUNCHO – CATCH UP

 

British rapper and songwriter Potter Payper has dropped a brand new single ‘Catch Up’ featuring fellow lyricist, M Huncho. The track is accompanied by a visually stunning video, showcasing the pair’s dynamic blending of gritty and elegant scenes.

YAW TOG – FAKE EX

Nigerian rapper Yaw Tog epitomises the new generation. With a background in drill music in Ghana known as Asakaa, the young artist has released a new video titled ‘Fake Ex’. Despite his girl’s betrayal, he lives his best life as a result of unavoidable attention. The track follows his energetic performance of the track at a Boiler Room session shot live from Accra last month.

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

FEATURED PHOTO CREDIT: GAFFER MAGAZINE