Start your week with this hand-picked guide of the top 5 new music releases!
Cardi B feat. Megan Thee Stallion- WAP
The long-awaited collaboration of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion drop last Friday. Kylie Jenner, Normani from fifth harmony, Rosalia, Mullato, Sukihana, and Ruby Rose camoed in the music video. The song merged in different personalities from the two Female rappers making it clear for us to understand how have they become the biggest stars in pop music. The video serves whimsical visuals from the rappers and the Cameo artists.
Glass Animals- Tangerine
The music track “Tangerine” is from the latest album of the British band Glass Animals. The band’s songwriter, producer, and singer Dave Bayley collaborated with his childhood friend Joe Seaward, Ed, and MacFarlane to create the autobiographical record, “Dreamland”. Bayley explores his personal stories and friendships through the tracks mixing old school hip hop, autotunes, and bass sound from the 21 century.
Machine Gun Kelly feat. blackbear- my ex’s best friend
On August 7, Machine Gun Kelly dropped his new collaboration track with Blackbear called, “my ex’s best friend”. The track is from his upcoming album ‘Tickets to my Downfall’ which is to arrive in September. This is the fourth collaboration of MGK with Blackbear. The guitar-laden track unfolds the story of the two singers going through their breakup and how they overcome their feelings.
Blink-142 dropped their highly anticipated new single track, “Quarantine” on August 7. The song addresses the political opinions and social struggles surrounding the ongoing pandemic. It dwells with the sadness, the mental trauma, anger, and frustration that we all are collectively experiencing in Quarantine. The song which was originally set to be released in May was postponed to August previously.
Lewis Del Mar- TV
Lewis Del Mar dropped his new music video this week. Rubberband collaborated in directing the music video. The lead animator James Stewart created a stop motion animated kaleidoscope to go with the Lewis music in the music video, “TV”. The stop-motion animation and layers of music created visual metaphors of how we interact in a world driven by modern technology and media.