Oscar #Worldpeace - STAY CLUED '22
Hailing from Tottenham, North London, rapper Oscar #Worldpeace has released another single before the end of the year. Following up from his double single released back in October "YA" and "WTF?" Oscar #Worldpeace has had a stead run within the underground UK rap scene, building a name for himself that is sure to have a buzz around him throughout next year. With this new single "STAY CLUED '22" showcasing his lethargic rap style with production from E-Whizz, this new track shows off his talents for lyricism.
Mach-Hommy - Balens Cho (Hot Candles)
Following from his highly-rated album Pray For Haiti, rapper Mach-Hommy unveiled his most recent project Balens Cho which translates to 'hot candles' in Haitian Kreyol. Known for his storytelling and intricate rhyme schemes, Mach-Hommy addresses the socio-economic problems that his home country endures as well as injecting small introspective anecdotes. Featuring his staple Griselda-style beats and production credits from Conductor Williams, Balens Cho is a jazzier and softer project that has had die-hard Mach-Hommy fans blessed with a fresh set of tracks before the end of the year.
Standout track: "SELF LUH"
Khruangbin, Leon Bridges - B-Side
With the announcement of their next collaborative EP Texas Moon due to be released in February 2022, the two musicians have proven their strong musical relationship is not one that'll die out any time soon. With their initial EP Texas Sun arriving in early 2020, the single "B-Side" has come featuring their signature groovy sound. “Without sunlight, all this rain keeps things from growing. How can you have the sun without the moon?” bassist Laura Lee says about the project. Alongside psychedelic-looking visuals, Khruangbin and Leon Bridges match each other perfectly in this musical collaboration.
FKA Twigs, The Weeknd - Tears in the Club
Following her collaboration with rapper Central See on their track "Measure of a Man", FKA Twigs moves on to her next endeavour by working with Canadian singer/songwriter and producer The Weeknd on their electro-pop track "Tears in the Club". With the new track focusing on heartache and angst, it also features a sci-fi and dreamlike visual to accompany it and striking choreography from Twigs and a dance troop.
Dr. Dre - GTA Online: The Contract
Arriving in a non-traditional way of releasing music, Dr. Dre has found himself delving into the world of video games, in particular Rockstar Games' most predominant: Grand Theft Auto. In a new expansion pack that is free to download to any player that owns Grand Theft Auto: V, the new DLC allows players to help Dr. Dre seek out six brand new tracks by the rapper which include collaborations with Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle and Anderson .Paak. With the DLC available to download now, it also features updated radio stations as well as two newer ones.
The track list is as follows:
‘Gospel’ (Feat. Eminem)
‘Diamond Mind’ (Feat. Nipsey Hussle, Ty Dolla $ign)
‘ETA’ (Feat. Snoop Dogg, Anderson .Paak)
‘The Scenic Route’ (Feat. Rick Ross, Anderson .Paak)
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