In the first single following ‘everything’s going to be alright,’ Hoosh forgoes the melancholy expelled on the debut project. He still sings of anxiety on “Commas,” but with the confidence it’s born of a path he’s chosen.
One of CentralSauce’s most tenured featured artists returns, this time with a new track featuring Mick Jenkins and Donte Thomas. “Red Water” by Jaywop sees the artist’s laid-back style alongside an ambitious drive to create.
Unorthodocks, Solute and Various Jones create a skillful, blissful track through the rejection of maximalism. By focusing on exactly what the track does best, “B.A.M.N.” has a clear-cut identity and filling presentation.
On the first single from his debut record, “Moving Different,” Noah of CXR makes a compelling case for his versatile and energetic style.
On his chilly new single, New Jersey emcee Off Topic intimidates with ease over an uneasy beat. “Threat” is grimy, lo-fi and heavy with the rhymes.
Diz basks in his journey towards fulfilling his purpose. Art is a reflection and the reflection of “One Step Closer” is the artist finding that purpose.
On “Shackles,” his ambitious R&B track, Max Swan fuses incisive introspection with a dense and soaring arrangement.
Renee Stormz basks in confidence, exorcising her pain with “Rise Above.” Her flow is unbreakable over a beat that trickles through speakers.
On “Head Held High,” Amsterdam’s Noha Saré deepens her signature brand of unsettling-yet-headstrong R&B.
Through a calm authority, Adeline expresses her freedom. “Stages” is an easy-going R&B song with a groovy bassline and a rapped verse from KAMAUU.