8 Songs You Need In Your Life This Week

Tracks we love right now. In no particular order.

1. Let me introduce you, to that new and improved brand new: Empire soundtrack, that is. "Get No Better," from Serayah aka Tiana's first scene of the second season, is a bonafide earworm, TV show platform or no.

2. Blue-haired London producer Kamixlo has been steadily building a reputation in the capital as one of its most exciting new DJs, and with his infectious debut single "Paleta" arriving on Visionist's CODES label, it's easy to see why.

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3. Selena Gomez is borderline unrecognizable on "Hands To Myself," a minimal, sharp-edged cut off her latest album, and I'm 100% here for the glo up.

4. There's a Missy Elliott sample on GoldLink's "Spectrum," and that's a good enough reason to bang the track. GoldLink's jaunty flow over a clap-heavy, dancelfoor-friendly beat is super chill, too.

5. Noah "40" Shebib annointed producer STWO and enthralling Iranian-Dutch artist Sevdaliza are a dream team on "Haunted," his cavernous production balanced by her intimate and evocative vocals: We're just humans, nothing more.

6. Rich The Kid and iLoveMakonnen represent different versions of so-called New Atlanta rap, which makes their twisted trappers anthem "Still Workin'" and forthcoming joint mixtape all the more intriguing.

7. Aaron Maine's Porches project evolves a lot, so the sparse disco backbone of "Hour" isn't shocking, just affecting; maybe he's just been listening to a little more Arthur Russell than usual.

8. Yes our bodies are most definitely here for Jay Boogie's leveled-up "Body Remix" featuring Cakes Da Killa and Shamz Le Roc and the mixtape, My H.O.E., that it signals.

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8 Songs You Need In Your Life This Week