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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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London Singer Cherée Gives Her Take on Love with “For Me”

London newcomer Cherée has been releasing songs over the last few months and adding her two cents to the landscape of love-driven content. The singer most recently shared her track “For Me”, which is a transformative R&B-electro ballad that describes a troubled relationship, accompanied by even more confusion. In “For Me”, Cherée has seemingly found […]

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Xavier Omar and GoldLink Connect for “No Way Out”

Xavier Omar and GoldLink connect for a smooth new track by the name of “No Way Out”, produced by Hit-Boy. The 4-minute track is an ode to a past relationship that belongs in the present according to GoldLink and Xavier Omar, who delivers achingly beautiful vocals throughout the hip-hop/R&B ballad. Take a listen to the […]

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1-O.A.K. Drops Off The Dreamy, “In The Moment”

1-O.A.K., a quiet mainstay in the Bay Area music scene for the last few years, releases his second single, “In The Moment”, from his forthcoming project Riding in Cars with Girls. The self-produced beat, anchored by floating strings, smooth bass from Drew Banga, and a “Prototype”-esque guitar loop, lays the foundation for the Oakland singer to nonchalantly boast his […]

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Mansa Prevails in the Aftermath of a Break-Up on “Red Button”

Oakland-bred and Los Angeles-based singer Mansa returns with a brand new track by the name of “Red Button”, a guitar-laden single that features the talented singer celebrating a break-up. Connecting with fellow Bay Area artist G-Eazy, Mansa’s “Red Button” track is an unapologetic song about moving forward and closing broken chapters without any guilt. While […]

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A. Chal Turns His Dreams Into Reality on “To The Light”

Peruvian singer A. Chal reflects on his own bucket list and growing achievements in his new song “To The Light”, his first drop since last year’s Welcome To GAZI project. Focused on family and his own dreams becoming a reality, “To The Light” is a mid-tempo guitar heavy track that finds the singer feeling anything but […]

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Listen to GoldLink – “Pray Everyday (Survivor’s Guilt)”

As GoldLink nears the release of his sophomore album At What Cost, the D.M.V. rapper shares his latest single “Pray Everyday (Survivor’s Guilt)”. The bouncy gospel-laden track finds the melodic emcee warding off demons and fake friends, along with listing a few of his own vices. GoldLink’s newest track follows up his collaboration “Crew” with Brent Faiyaz and […]

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First Look: TJ Bridges’ “Iceberg Slim”

Fresh of the success of last year’s “T.M.B.”, TJ Bridges has shared a smooth and catchy new single, “Iceberg Slim.” Featuring production by Oakland’s Guapdad4000, the track builds on the string of laid-back, sparkling trap-influenced singles the Bay Area native has released over the past few years. On “Iceberg Slim” we hear Bridges compare himself […]

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“Red Clay” from Norway’s Charlotte Dos Santos is a Must-Hear

Norwegian singer-producer Charlotte Dos Santos is gearing up for her debut project Cleo by way of Fresh Selects, and shares a new single entitled “Red Clay”. Full of rich and earthy vocals, Santos has a unique old school voice that encapsulates you from the very beginning (similar to Amy Winehouse). “Red Clay” comes in at a […]

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