Get into this week’s new tracks courtesy of Anji Salvacion, Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice, IVE, and more.
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Congratulations, you made it halfway through the month for April. For that, you deserve a treat, and luckily, this week’s new music releases fit that bill. From epic collabs to new tracks from our fave indie artists, the weekend is going to be anything but boring. Feast your ears on some of the week’s best new releases.
PRINCESS DIANA – ICE SPICE AND NICKI MINAJ
This is a public service announcement, a Nicki Minja x Ice Spice collab is real and it’s epic. The remix of Princess Diana, which is the first single under Nicki’s new record label, sees the rap queen hope on the track and spit bars like her rent was due the next day.
CHEMICAL – POST MALONE
For his first new single of 2023, Post Malone processes a complicated relationship in the upbeat Chemical.
AFTERTASTE – PAOLO SANDEJAS AND TALA
Paolo Sandejas didn’t need to go on the personal attack with Aftertaste. With just his guitar, the young musician, along with TALA, lay down a moving tale of realizing that your ex has moved on yet still having those lingering feelings on the inside.
KILL BILL – SZA AND DOJA CAT
As if one major remix isn’t enough, we got another one as Doja Cat and SZA team up once more for the remix of Kill Bill. Doja hopes on the remix as she lays down a melancholic verse in the opening.
PARAISO – ANJI SALVACION
Okay pop star Anji, we see you. For her return to releasing solo music in nearly a year, Anji decided to show us her pop side with Paraiso, a fun number all about embracing who you are.
WISH YOU THE BEST – LEWIS CAPALDI
Prepare for another emotional rollercoaster as Lewis Capaldi brings out the piano for a heartfelt track on wishing your ex the best.
I AM – IVE
Are we even surprised that IVE delivered with I AM? Their debut full-length album, I’ve IVE, is finally here and its 11 new songs of pure pop bliss.
LAMBING – KINDRED AND KIYO
The vibes are lovely in this mellow collab from KINDRED and Kiyo.
KAPIT – SAM CONCEPTION
In his first original single in nearly a year, Sam Conception gives us a pop number with Kapit, a touching love song with a catchy house beat.
VIVID – BGYO
Sure, it’s a song for a brand commercial, but BGYO’s Vivid is still a fun pop track about living your best life.
TRY ME – JORJA SMITH
Jorja’s penetrating vocals and the immaculate production come together for the striking Try Me.
POSTER BOY – LYN LAPID
Lyn’s penchant for storytelling comes through in poster boy, an upbeat track about love at first sight.
YOUR MIND IS NOT YOUR FRIEND – THE NATIONAL AND PHOEBE BRIDGERS
The National and Phoebe Bridgers know how bad self-doubt can be. In fact, they put it into a song that confronts the entanglements of the habitual mind and the overwhelming nature of scrutiny. It’s both graceful and haunting at the same time.
I WANNA MAKE YOU MINE – DIA MATE
dia mate served with this fun love song as her charming vocals meets the tracks vibey production.
GLUED TO THE FLOOR – SHY MARTIN
shy martin gets real in her new single, glued to the floor, as she opens up about how she used to experience those down moments and feeling as if life was going nowhere.
STAY RIGHT HERE (SUMMER REMIX) – ALEXA ILACAD
As the title of this song suggests, the remix increases the bpm of Alexa’s 2021 single, making it appropriate for that summer party by the beach, house, or wherever floats your boat.
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