Our Favorite Tracks Of The Week: PARTYNEXTDOOR, RAY BLK, Baby Keem & More
This week PARTYNEXTDOOR is back from hiatus to give us “The News”, RAY BLK demands some “Action”, Baby Keem searches for his “Orange Soda” shawty, and IAM DDB hit’s the blunt for a “Night Kapp”. Don’t miss out on our top tracks below!
bLAck pARty – Purple Heart ft. Beedy
bLAck pARty knows that “all is fair in love and war”. That’s why on this irresistibly funky track, the LA native cleverly elucidates what it feels like to be on the ‘battlefield of love’ through his pithy lyrical wordplay, as he deals with a troublesome heartbreak.
For Fans Of: Anderson Paak
AWA – F**kin’ Love Songs ft. Ebenezer
Newcomer AWA is light-heartedly letting her problematic lover fuel her creative passions on this infectious R&B offering, as she untangles her emotions from his intentions to the tune of warm acoustic guitar melodies and bouncy 808’s.
For Fans Of: Jojo, Ella Mai
QUIN, 6LACK – Mushroom Chocolate
It seems cinnamon apples are a thing of the past, as QUIN & 6LACK coin a new term of endearment for lovers everywhere on their newest collaboration mushroom chocolate. QUIN’s dreamy aura and distinct vocal merge seamlessly with 6LACK’s R&B sensibilities on this sultry offering, as the power-couple pours over one another.
For Fans Of: Sabrina Claudio
Ryan Destiny – The Same feat. tobi lou
Ryan Destiny is sick of n*gga’s telling her what she wants to hear, rather than what’s true, on her debut single “The Same”. To the tune of smooth 808’s and trilling hi-hats, Destiny’s dynamic vocal proves the standout element on this impressive track, as she sings about a taxing relationship.
For Fans Of: Summer Walker
Griff – Paradise
Griff is searching far and wide for paradise on her newest single. Over a sparse steel-pan arrangement, she looks for a way to lift herself out of a bad mind state, as she daydreams about building her own personal utopia.
For Fans Of: Charli XCX, Sigrid
IAM DDB – Night Kapp
Manchester’s IAM DDB continues to prove she’ll never be boxed into one single genre on her newest track “Night Kapp”. To the tune of a spacey dancehall beat, she laments over a cyber-centric case of unrequited love; causing her to light up the blunt to momentarily take her mind off of the object of her affections.
For Fans Of: Rihanna
RAY BLK – Action ft. Chip
RAY BLK knows full well that ‘actions speak louder than words’, and on her newest track “Action” she’s adamant about letting all the scrubs hangin’ about at the club know that she “ain’t gotta whine when [her] diamonds are dancing” – okurrrr! It’s an afro-beat anthem for those self-made, independent women who don’t need to spend his money to have a good time!
For Fans Of: IAM DDB
PARTYNEXTDOOR – The News
Have you heard The News? – PND is back after hiatus with some seriously seductive atmospheric R&B for our ‘head-tops’, as he sings about not seeing eye to eye with his lover. To the tune of utterly emphatic, reverberating 808’s, he laments over his girl treating him badly, but still not being able to let her go – at least not within this million lifetimes. What a predicament.
For Fans Of: Drake, The Weeknd
Shay Lia – Good Together
Shay Lia is giving us serious Stevie Wonder nostalgia on her affecting new single “Good Together”. Over warm mellotron melodies, she incants a feel-good soliloquy about wanting to be loved unconditionally by the object of her affections, as she trips over how she even bagged her special someone in the first place.
For Fans Of: The Internet
Wavy The Creator – 3 feat. Flohio
Bonafide female bosses Wavy The Creator and Flohio team up for this chilled out synth-pop offering, as they rap and sing respectively about taking back control of their own hearts by leaving behind all the negative energy in their lives.
For Fans Of: Tiwa Savage
Baby Keem – Orange Soda
Baby Keem clearly can’t get enough of the ladies, and on his newest single he raps comically about dropping a bag on some cute shoes for his “orange soda shawty”. To the tune of a cyclical, twinkling mellotron sample and unforgettable 808’s, Keem flows about all the ways he likes to please his leading lady.
For Fans Of: Ski Mask The Slumpgod