The 10 Best Pop Song Hooks, according to Jessy Lanza
Our BRAND NEW playlist has been updated with a monstrous amount of new music from a bunch of unsigned and up-and-coming artists. From synth-pop to electronica, Japanese rap to R&B, there are gems for just about everyone.
1. Tohji – ‘HI-CHEW’
Tohji is the Tokyo-based rapper who’s idiosyncratic sound and aesthetic has taken Japan’s rap scene by storm. Make sure to check out his brand new project ‘angel’ and if you’re in London, catch his debut show in the capital at Bussey Building this Friday, alongside London crews Eastern Margins, Bala Club, Tobago Tracks and more.
2. Rockstar Payso – ‘Blood Bath’
Brooklyn-based rapper Rockstar Payso delivers a white-hot new music video for his dangerously catchy single ‘Blood Bath’.
3. Lonelyspeck – ‘My Angel Goes Before Me’
Lonelyspeck is the alias of Australian multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Sione Teumohenga. Eclectic and extremely distinctive, their sound intelligently balances between leftfield and pop sensibilities.
4. Teebs – ‘Mapito’
Brainfeeder-affiliated producer Teebs shares a captivating new cut via via Strange Neighbor, a future soul and hip hop label based between Los Angeles and New York.
5. Salami Rose Joe Louis – ‘Sitting with Thoughts’
Speaking of Brainfeeder, here’s a beautiful new release from the Bay Area-based musician, composer, producer (and planetary scientist) Salami Rose Joe Louis out via Flying Lotus’ iconic label.
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