Tierra Whack, "Unemployed"
Nonstop Tierra over 8-bit trap.
Chief Keef & Zaytoven, "Petty"
Melodic Chief Keef + Zaytoven piano = *chef's kiss*.
Lizzo f. Missy Elliot, "Tempo"
Lizzo is Sizzling Hot like butter in a skillet. Also Missy Elliott purrs.
Dave f. J Hus, "Disaster"
London's Dave and J Hus trade gritty bars on "Disaster." Appreciate this savage one from Dave: "You better pray to God whenever I'm in town, like a kid in a divorce, I'm leaving with your spouse."
Nigeria's Santi puts an icepack on Afrobeats for his liquid-y new single, "Sparky."
Weyes Blood, "Movies"
Massively cinematic-sounding, Weyes Blood's "Movies" is a dive into a world that's bigger and more possible than our own.
EMPATH, "Hanging Out Of Cars"
EMPATH's newest whips up a chaos of noise and delirium that I imagine mirrors the feeling of speeding down the freeway with your head out the window.
Jamila Woods, "EARTHA"
Jamila Wood returns with "EARTHA," an early morning mood-setter with deep-cutting grooves.
Lust for Youth, "Great Concerns"
Lust for Youth laments climate change and deranged people over a bright, but brooding synth-pop beat.