10 songs you need in your life this week

A guide to the tracks we love right now. In no particular order.

August 07, 2018
10 songs you need in your life this week

Each week The FADER staff rounds up the songs we can't stop playing. Here they are, in no particular order.


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Travis Scott ft. NAV & Gunna, "YOSEMITE"

Travis Scott recruits Gunna and NAV for the excellent pan-flute backed "YOSEMITE" — a transcendent cut from Scott's Astroworld.

Robyn, "Missing U"

After an 8 year absence, Robyn marked her long-awaited return to music with "Missing U," a bittersweet pop number backed by a shimmering wall of synths.

YG ft. Quavo, "Slay"

YG teams up with Quavo for the club-ready and DJ Mustard-produced "Slay," a break-your-back worthy bop that should probably live on your turn-up playlist.

Cuco and Clairo, "Drown"

Come for the soft-pop power of a Cuco and Clairo collab, stay for the hilarious intro courtesy of Cuco.

bladee, "Smile"

Quiet, creeping and beautiful, bladee's latest whitearmor-produced offering finds the Swedish rapper putting his inner turmoils on display.

YNW Melly, "Wine 4 Me"

Florida's rap balladeer YNW Melly lists a bunch of naughty requests over a sticky dancehall beat on "Wine 4 Me."

Mac Miller, "Ladders"

Mac Miller turns the funk dial all the way to the right for "Ladders," a bass-bumping track about the ramifications of climbing to high.

Roses Gabor ft. Sampha, "Illusions"

London shows out on this Roses Gabor and Sampha-supported track which packs a whole lot of soul-filling energy in its crescendoing beat.

Big Freedia ft. Lizzo, "Karaoke"

"Karaoke," the Big Freedia and Lizzo bounce joint, is the motivate-your-ass anthem you need to cap your summer off right.

Molly Burch, "Wild"

Molly Burch achieves a retro-charm by elongating her vowels on "Wild" — a pretty rock song with grass-is-greener aspirations.

10 songs you need in your life this week