10 songs you need in your life this week
A guide to the tracks we love right now. In no particular order.
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.
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.