Tracks

East London Duo Penny Locos Release New Single “Lovedrunk”

The new emerging wave of electronic R&B artists have arrived and Penny Locos definitely stick out among the crowd. Following the release of “Lost”, premiered on BBC Radio 1Xtra, “Lovedrunk” is their second single of 2017. An ode to the intoxicating and self-consuming nature of lust and love, the lyrics tell the familiar tale of anxiousness, passion and […]

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Music Videos

Kali Uchis Shares “Tyrant” Video with Jorja Smith

Kali Uchis shares the video for the single “Tyrant”, taken from her forthcoming album which is currently untitled. Featuring London’s Jorja Smith, the video finds Uchis all dolled up while singing about power, control, and world-destruction. The contrast is perfect and empowering, with soft colors and dreamy scenes that clash with the song’s message. The […]

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Albums

Charlotte Dos Santos is Fearless and Vulnerable with Cleo EP

A few months ago, we interviewed a talented woman by the name of Charlotte Dos Santos — a Norwegian singer-producer based in Brooklyn, whose old-soul voice pulls you in at first-listen. With her single “Red Clay” leading the way, the Fresh Selects singer recently offered up 10 tracks in her debut project, most of which […]

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Music Videos

Music Video: Joyce Wrice – Good Morning

Los Angeles-based singer Joyce Wrice delivers a VHS-style video for her retro R&B song “Good Morning”. The 90’s inspired track will be released on limited edition maxi-single cassette tapes with the original version, acapella, instrumental, and a few remixes included in true 90’s fashion. Wrice notes that she grew up going to CD stores with her […]

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Music Videos

Sylvan LaCue Releases “Grateful” Video & Announces Upcoming Album

After completing a 25 city tour with Pivot Gang’s Saba, Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue is showing no signs of slowing down. Earlier this week, the Miami artist announced the title of his debut album, Apologies in Advance, due out this Fall. Shortly after, he premiered new visuals for his latest single “Grateful”, which is an introspective track where […]

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Tracks

Paperboy Fabe and Brent Faiyaz Connect on “Language”

After making his mark on GoldLink’s “Crew” single and releasing an EP with his new group Sonder, D.C. singer Brent Faiyaz now connects with producer Paperboy Fabe for the track, “Language”. Describing the final phases of a failing relationship, Faiyaz sings softly about the problems that ensue when his lover doesn’t understand his changing life. Eventually the two […]

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Tracks

Listen to dvsn – Think About Me

OVO singer-production duo dvsn (nineteen85 and Daniel Daley) have returned with a new track by the name of “Think About Me”. Following a similar recipe to their 2016 debut SEPT. 5TH, “Think About Me” is a sensual and intimate track about lingering emotions between two lovers. Take a listen below.

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Tracks

London Singer Ella Frank Shares Jazzy New Single, “Blue Jay”

London singer Ella Frank may be new on our radar but she has the earthy and rich voice of an old school blues singer. Frank’s latest release “Blue Jay” is a peaceful offering that finds her singing freely about meeting someone new. The song details all of the nuances and small curiosities that come with the […]

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Music Videos, Tracks

SZA Dismantles an Unhealthy Love on “Love Galore” with Travis Scott

SZA‘s gradually yet firmly asserting herself back into the R&B spotlight. The TDE powerhouse is running a precise and powerful drip campaign leading up to her new album, CTRL, which was originally slated for a February release but will be out “ridiculously soon” (TDE’s mysterious antics continue). Today, she releases the Travis Scott-assisted single, “Love Galore”, accompanied […]

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Premieres, Tracks

Premiere: YMTK Wants Your “Undivided” Attention

Los Angeles (by way of Oakland) rapper-singer YMTK kicks off his new three-part Zeeky Minaj series with the track “Undivided”, a smooth and nostalgic song about earning a woman’s undivided attention. Departing from last year’s All The Right Places, YMTK opts for a futuristic R&B sound on “Undivided”, using a combination of airy vocals and quick […]

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Tracks

London’s ECKOES Pulls Inspiration from Maya Angelou on “Human”

London-based singer ECKOES takes a cue from Maya Angelou on her newest track “Human”, which includes a small excerpt at the start from Maya Angelou’s poem, ‘I Am Human’. The transformative song is a myriad of different genres blended into one powerful track, with a lingering vocal performance from ECKOES who projects a freeing tone in her […]

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Tracks

Listen to “This Time” from Oakland Rapper Just Rese

Oakland emcee Just Rese shares a new track by the name of “This Time”, produced by Bay Area mainstay Wax Roof. The rapper uses honest round-about wordplay to explore his feelings about a complicated yet promising relationship. Nestled within vibraphone-led production, Just Rese uses the track’s nostalgic layers to deconstruct his own thoughts and arrive […]

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Music Videos

Kendrick Lamar Shares the Video for DAMN’s “DNA”

As if his Coachella performance wasn’t enough, Kendrick Lamar shares the official video for one of DAMN‘s many standout tracks, “DNA”. The video begins with acclaimed actor Don Cheadle, who eventually breaks out of character and turns into a rapper himself — possibly taking on one of Kendrick’s personas that he often alludes to. Watch Kung […]

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