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DON TOLIVER ft. TRAVIS SCOTT – FLOCKY FLOCKY
In addition to his sophomore album ‘Life of a Don’, Don Toliver has released a brand new video titled ‘Flocky Flocky’ featuring fellow Houston native Travis Scott. The visuals depict the two rappers living lavishly, as they race around in Lambos, jet off in a PJ, eating wings at a strip club, and pay homage to iconic rapper Weezy F.
PA SALIEU ft. AITCH – BAD
Pa Salieu releases his first collaborative single titled ‘Bad’ with Manchester’s own Aitch, fresh off the release of his critically acclaimed new Afrikan Rebel EP. The single premiered on Clara Amfo’s ‘Hottest Record in the World’ alongside a video directed by KC Locke.
SOPHIA ALEXA – HOUSE OF CARDS
Sophia Alexa has unveiled a spellbinding debut single entitled ‘House Of Cards’, in stunning fashion. Sofia Alexa’s exciting new single serves as an exciting introduction to an artist set for big things, featuring dreamy vocals and a searingly personal songwriting style.
J APPIAH – BREATHE
J Appiah has released a stunning new single titled ‘Breathe’. A deep bass hook and eerie strings bolster J’s stacked vocals, which is reminiscent of Kanye West’s creditable vocal production style. With its lyrics slick writing and raw emotion, “Breathe” depicts the struggle to not fragment under life’s stresses, which also showcases Appiah’s songwriting talents.
STROMAE – SANTE
He’s back! Stromae’s new single ‘Sante’ honours all the hard workers while others are having fun. With a catchy cumbia-influenced rhythm and buoyant electro influences, his tribute to working people twirls from sincere emotion to caustic irony. Master of his craft, the singer skillfully interweaves little skits that are both humorous and thought-provoking. This play on words and vocal ranges only accentuates the accuracy of the situations described, and the call for a more inclusive party – joy and respect for everyone, both at the club and at the workplace.
AMUN – MESMERISED
British-Somali singer Amun recently released her new track ‘Mesmerised’, alongside a visually stunning music video directed by Hong Kong-born/London-based creative Nicolee Tisn. Taking inspiration from ’90s and 00’s teen sitcoms, the visuals see Amun having a blast at a roller skates disco with her girl gang while thinking about that special someone who has enchanted her, leaving her ‘mesmerised’.
MAYHEM NODB ft. JAMMZ, BLAY VISION, BUGGSY – AVENGERS LINK UP
Avengers assemble. In the form of a brand new grime single provided by The Avengers, comprising of acclaimed MCs Jammz, Mayhem NODB, Buggsy and Blay Vision, Blacka Vision delivers a visual to go alongside the group’s latest track taken from their forthcoming LP ‘The Avengers LP’.
KYLE – SUNDAY
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