New Music Round-Up: ZAYN, Travis Scott, Ella Mai
Plus music from Diplo, Goldlink, Mura Masa, Camila Cabello, Iggy Azalea, Raleigh Ritchie & MORE!
We’ve got a whole range of new tracks for you to sink your teeth into this week – to soundtrack everything from your party summer evenings to the laid-back chill moments in between.
Travis Scott - ASTROWORLD
An album so long-awaited he released a different album in the meantime. With massive features including Frank Ocean, Swae Lee, Drake, The Weeknd, Quavo and more! This one speaks for itself, check it out ASAP.
Deaf Havana – Rituals
English alternative rock band Deaf Havana continue innovating, changing their direction once more on this new album.
Iggy Azalea - Survive The Summer EP
Continuing the trend of smaller hip-hop releases, this new 6 track Iggy Azalea has her come, drop fire and leave. She’s got fire features from Tyga and Wiz Khalifa to support her fierce vibes.
ZAYN – ‘Too Much’ (Ft. Timbaland)
The brand-new ZAYN single 'Too Much' has him really showing of his A-MA-ZING vocals with a tonne of incredible falsetto over the emotionally driving production by Timbaland. Despite the ethereal nature, it’s still catchy and bop-worthy.
Ella Mai – ‘Trip’
After she exploded into popularity with her track ‘Boo’d Up’, Ella Mai has followed it up with more feelings-bop 90s R&B vibes! Don’t you go sleeping on this track, it’s the kicked back vibe we need this summer.
Bazzi – ‘Beautiful’ (Ft. Camila Cabello)
Bazzi brings Camila Cabello onto their track ‘Beautiful’ for a track, so stripped down in the first half it works amazingly to show off his incredible vocal abilities. The two are a perfect match and have come together to create a powerful track.
H.E.R. – ‘As I Am’
Smooth, laidback R&B with a hip-hop flare and tight electronic production that gives it an extra kick. This one’s for kicking back and chilling for sure – close your eyes and let H.E.R. take you away. Between all the hectic moments of summer, this one is an essential.
Silk City, GoldLink & Desiigner – ‘Loud’
Diplo and Mark Ronson’s new collaboration ‘Silk City’ continues, this time taking on board rappers GoldLink and Desiigner to go in a new direction. GoldLink has always had a penchant for hip-hop that is unbelievably dance-able and, together with Silk City’s years of experience, this is an instant-bop.
Raleigh Ritchie – ‘Time in a Tree’
Raleigh Ritchie returns with a charming, dreamy track with an absolutely perfect sample. It’s the perfect chill, closed-eyes track BUT - when the beat kicks in in the second half, Raleigh goes in with some passionate bars.
Neneh Cherry – ‘Kong’
Legendary producers Four Tet and Massive Attack’s 3D team up to produce this brand new Neneh Cherry track. The industrial drums paired with the emotional crisp keys, carried by Cherry’s voice makes for an incredibly powerful track.
Kojo Funds – ‘Who Am I’ (Ft. Bugzy Malone)
Upbeat afro-bashment – it’s all about ENERGY on this new track with a necessary feature from Bugzy Malone. With all these chill, laid-back tracks we need some dance-y, party, vibes.
Gorgon City – ‘One Last Song’ (Ft. JP Cooper & Yunger)
Taking cues from the rise of dancehall influence, as well as the rise of ‘afro-swing’ on their new electronic track ‘One Last Song’. With features from JP Cooper and Yunger, it’s a massively danceable banger.
Mura Masa & NAO – ‘Complicated’
Mura Masa and NAO have had a longstanding musical partnership, with their track ‘Firefly’ being one of Mura Masa’s early breakout hits. Now they’re back and working together on another catchy, dance-y summer tune.
Robyn – ‘Missing U’
Robyn returns an emotional ballad, using her falsetto to carry this fast-moving progressive track.
Alok, Armin Van Buuren & Vini Vici – ‘United’
You might be familiar with Armin as his track ‘Blah Blah Blah’ featuring in a Victoria Secret advert, now he’s returned with a new psy-trance dance track that will have you getting hype in the club before you know it.
Barney Artist – ‘Rose Thorn’ (Ft. Dornik)
Kick back with this brand new track from Barney Artist, who rides the beat like butter and is complimented perfectly by Dornik’s falsetto. Don’t sleep on this one.
Big Tobz – No Behaviour
A summer-holiday take on the afro-bashment vibes from Big Tobz.
Teleman – Song For A Seagull
If anything will sell you this song off the bat, it’s the innovative music video using Instagram Live. Just – check it out.
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