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Showcasing the best new music every single week, check out five of the hottest tracks added to our carefully-curated NEXT HYPE playlist.
1. Digga D – ‘What You Reckon’ feat. B-Lovee
Extending his global reach with each release, West London’s Digga D takes his UK drill sound stateside with his latest single ‘What You Reckon’. The thumping new track sees Digga tap up US rap star B-Lovee for a fiery verse, blending styles from different sides of the Atlantic to continue the Ladbroke Grove local’s blistering ascent. If you get a chance, check out the single’s new visuals to see the UK rapper outside his usual London backdrop.
2. Planet 1999 – ‘crush’
As cult experimental pop label PC Music ready-up to release their latest compilation album, entitled ‘PC Music, Volume 3’, Planet 1999’s ‘crush’ offers fans a first glimpse of the forthcoming record. The London-based French synth pop outfit draw inspiration from video game aesthetics for their new cut, soundtracking the butterflys-in-your-stomach feeling of falling for someone.
3. Yeat – ‘Luv monëy’ (with Lancey Foux)
When it comes to emphatic US trap music, 22-year-old rapper Yeat is the man of the moment. One of the 9 new songs released on his ‘2 Alivë (Geëk Pack), an extended cut of his highly-popular recent album, Yeat enlists the dynamic vocals of UK artist Lancey Foux for ‘Luv monëy’, as the LA-based rapper gears up for his 2 Alivë Tour.
4. Knucks – ‘Nice & Good’ feat. SL
UK rap fans will be delighted as two of the scene’s hottest stars, Knucks and SL, get together for their brand new single ‘Nice & Good’. Trading bars over a thumping jazz-tinged instrumental, the new single is everything you’d expect from two artists currently with the world at their feet.
5. Ella Mai – ‘Leave You Alone’
After announcing her sophomore record ‘Heart on My Sleeve’, R&B songstress Ella Mai kicks off the roll-out with new single ‘Leave You Alone’. Shifting gears through her inimitable vocal range, Mai tackles the feelings of being in a situationship.
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