“Fake Love” isn’t love and Pavit Sanghera uses this subtle R&B single to explore the duality of passion and performative romance.
Passionate red turns to down and out blue on Henri Mayhem’s latest single “3.10.” The emcee uses their poetic delivery to vent love lost to judgemental tendencies.
Sultry and soft, Shailaun dreams of a world of “Peace” on her latest single. A world without violence and hate seems impossibly out of reach but in such pure expression, it becomes imaginable. Even if only for as long as the song lasts.
Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself means cutting everything else out to focus on what you need. MJ Duke takes us into the mindset of the heartless winner on his single “Ruthless.”
Hindsight is 20/20 but Hunter Falls finds beauty in it to have better foresight on “All I Never Wanted.” A contemporary R&B style with neo-soul textures gives the track a landscape to make reflections of your own.
The heavy synth beat of “Fever” reverberates with energy for nine person Florida collective, seeyousoon to spit through the sweltering heat. The intensity of the production adds to the intensity of the collective’s fiery verses.
Abigail Sernal learns from the little things in “Subtleties” as she reflects. A gentle melody sweeps across the track, leaving Sernal’s vocals to settle positivity into the corners of negative experiences like a laminated memory.
ArmstrongWW sees love in the skies and carries the light of his fallen friend on “For You.” The subtly jazzy track sees the emcee reminiscing on the past to move forward for not only himself but for his friend.
Matt Nye finds forever in “Whatever Is Whatever” as he takes the phrase from his late father to optimistic highs. He floats on soulful production with a slue of creative bars about life that leave room to catch something new every listen.
Milla Thyme takes us to downtown Toronto and shows us around the city in “3 Dimensions.” His groovy flow is easy to settle into and the production is as alive as the city he describes.