1. Because she is generous of spirit, Rihanna gifted DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller with her time and vocals for “Wild Thoughts,” a Carlos Santana-sampling lovers jam.
2. Cardi B is the boss so get out of the way, please, while she makes her money moves on “Bodak Yellow.” "Don't get comfortable," she warns.
3. Never date a writer, Lorde cautions on the mega-romantic piano ballad, "Writer In The Dark" — we've got "secret powers."
5. Pharrell and Pusha T jumped onto “OMG,” Vic Mensa's heavy new single, on which he raps about race and his career.
6. While we wait for that inevitable PARTYNEXTDOOR “Wild Thoughts" demo 👀, here’s “One I Want,” a really sexy, low-key track by Majid Jordan featuring PND.
7. There is a new Shania Twain song. It is called “Life’s About To Get Good.” Need we say more? (Please let life get good.)
8. With a beat hinged on Armenian sounds and phone rings, Colombia's Bomba Estéreo have a new smash on their hands with “Duele.”
9. Chelsea Wolfe has gone doom metal, starting with “16 Psyche,” a total rager inspired by a giant, metallic asteroid.
10. Techno pop duo Young Ejecta's unearthly “Build A Fire” is either about perseverance or death. Not sure, but either way, good for grooving.
11. Bouncing on a simple high-key melody, Rejjie Snow raps solo in the woods in the video for his raunchy “Unborn.”
12. Produced by J Hus collaborator Jae5, U.K. afropop group NSG and Geko's "Yo Darlin’" is hot and extremely fun.