It’s time to sound off with new songs from Nadine Lustre, Belle Mariano, Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice, and more.
Something must be in the air during the week of June 23 because the releases have been fast and hot. From long-awaited comebacks to iconic collabs, this week’s new music drops deliver fresh beats that you need to be aware of. After all, you can never be too prepared for when someone passes you that AUX chord. Take a listen at these fresh picks.
BARBIE WORLD – NICKI MINAJ AND ICE SPICE
We’re gonna ignore the fact that this song is less than two minutes long given how much this serves. Nicki and Ice give us a worthy modern-day take on Aqua’s iconic Barbie World that’s heavy on the beats and attitude.
OVERGROWN – NADINE LUSTRE
For her comeback single after two years, Nadine gives us Overgrown, an alternative pop piece with striking beats and synth that serves as her tribute to her 20s and the lessons, challenges, and everything that’s shaped her to be who she is today.
TIP TOE – HYBS
HYBS will always deliver the vibes when it comes to their music, such is the case with their new single, Tip Toe. The funky song sees the duo get steamy as they bring a special time between two lovers to a more intimate setting.
SOMBER AND SOLEMN – BELLE MARIANO
Belle Mariano gets reflective on this new song on feeling lost in the midst of it all. The track, which was co-written by Belle herself, brings to life the power of stopping and realizing that life has its merits when you take the time to take it all in.
MAY HALAGA PA BA AKO SAYO?? – JUAN KARLOS
Juan Karlos is really in his feels in this six-minute number through the POV of a persona speaking to a love lost, painfully questioning his self-worth—and whether their love truly meant anything.
MAKE MY DAY – COI LERAY AND DAVID GUETTA
That sample? We know that’s right! Coi and David Guetta snapped with this pop and hip-hop number.
DITO KA LANG – KZ TANDINGAN
KZ demonstrates her multihyphenate powers once more as she delivers both vocals that equal parts strong and sultry and fire bars to R&B beats.
SHY BOY – CARLY RAE JEPSEN
Carly Rae delivers a slow pop jam in her new song that continues to build on the appeal of shy boys.
THE ALTERNATE – LYN LAPID
This cut, taken from her recently released debut album to love in the 21st century, is a great example of Lyn’s ability to have this unique yet relatable viewpoint when it comes to being a Gen Z.
KING OF HEARTS – KIM PETRAS
Just in time for Pride Month, Kim Petras dropped her new album filled with pop bangers, like in King Of Hearts that could get the club going.
TOUCHDOWN – YGIG
If YGIG had something to prove they did it with this hard-hitting single that firmly places the group as one of the rising P-pop girl groups to watch out for.
FEELS LIKE HOME – GABE WATKINS
Gabe’s new single discusses the comfort and sense of security that one feels while being with someone, and the sorrow that sets in when the relationship ends. While one party can move on, the other one usually remains in the same place, continuing to reminisce about the old times that can still bring a comforting warmth.
LIWANAG – RIENNE
Singer-songwriter rienne takes us on an emotional journey, capturing the essence of both the elation and heartache that come with the experience of new love. Inspired by the warmth of a rising sun and the bittersweet anticipation of what lies ahead as they pour their heart into this soul-stirring ballad.
PETTY – CURTIS WATERS AND TIACORINE
This slick track is playful and bouncy, a flamboyant “look at me now” to anyone who might have doubted Curtis’ upward trajectory.
19 – DYNAMICDUO
After 4 years since the release of Dynamicduo’s 9th full-length album, they’re back with their 10th album 2 Kids On The Block. It contains various stories about how their outlook on life and perspectives have changed from when they first started music to the present. Part.1 of the album contains a deeper look and stories from their school days when their genuine love for hip hop music grew to the starting point of Dynamicduo’s music
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