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Incorporating talent from across the globe, check out our five Tracks of the Week taken from our meticulously-curated ‘BRAND NEW’ playlist showcasing some of the most exciting up-and-coming talents around.
1. Just John – ‘Black Ghost’
Labelling himself as “the energy of the next generation”, Toronto-based maverick Just John is in a lane of his own. His music is a caustic blend of hip-hop, punk, metal and hardcore flavours with a modern twist, resulting in a sound which is hard to ignore. On ‘Black Ghost’, John delivers an onslaught of venomous flows and spiky melodies while morphing into a rockstar for the new age.
2. Slowmotiondancer – ‘Pearl’
Based in Prague, Slowmotiondancer is an exciting artist and producer with a knack for creating ghostly sonic experiences. Taken from his new album ‘Empathy’, released via Genome 6.66 Mbp, ‘Pearl’ mixes crooning synths and strings with yearning vocal arrangements. It’s a delicate cut that flexes the rising creative’s promising ability.
3. Yaielle Golden – ‘Make-Believe’
Upcoming talent Yaielle Golden can do it all. Born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, the vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter brings R&B influences to the forefront of her musical endeavours. On ‘Make Believe’, Yaielle delivers a series of buttery hip-hop flows which smoothly transcend into her golden melodies to see the track out.
4. OG Spliff & TiaCorine – ‘LUV ME’
For ‘LUV ME’, Winston-Salem rappers OG Spliff and TiaCorine bring their styles together to make a modern hip-hop anthem. Exchanging verses over the percussion driven production, the two rappers display a strong artistic chemistry as they lay down their catchy flows.
5. Nubset – ‘Head Banging’
Appearing on the ‘WAFER 1.91’ compilation album from the Seoul producer-rapper collective Grack Thany, ‘Head Banging’ by Nubset shows what they’re all about. Weaving energetic flows into the track’s distinct production, the South Korean rapper makes a strong statement.
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