Lil Silva feat. Skiifall: What If?

A producer, singer, songwriter and DJ, Lil Silva announced his upcoming album, Yesterday Is Heavy, with two collaborations: “What If?” with Skiifall and “Leave It” with Charlotte Day Wilson. The former—with classic UK club influences—has an electric energy, bolstered by Skiifall’s patois flow. Lil Silva says, “I really channelled inspiration from our roots on this record. You can hear the reggae, bashment and grime influence …

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A nine-movement jazz piece, Moroccan blues, a complex collage of sounds and more musical delights

Zo! + Tall Black Guy feat. Phonte, Darien Brockington + Muhsinah: Hold My Hand Musicians and producers Zo! (aka Lorenzo Ferguson) and Tall Black Guy (aka Terrel Wallace) joined forces for the recently released Abstractions and from it comes the breezy “Hold My Hand.” The duo is responsible for all production and instrumentation, while the honeyed vocals come courtesy of Muhsinah, Darien Brockington and Phonte. The …

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A song for your younger self, a rap-dance hybrid, and more in this week's musical wrap up

Louis Cole feat. Genevieve Artadi: When You’re Ugly With some of the most sage advice we’ve heard (“Fuck the world and be real cool”) Louis Cole’s new track “When You’re Ugly” is funky, playful and kooky—in the the best ways possible. Singer/songwriter/producer/instrumentalist Cole (Knower band member, Thundercat collaborator) is set to release his third LP Time this August, and it’s sure to be as infectious …