Texas + Wu-Tang Clan: Hi

Wu-Tang Clan once again joins forces with iconic Scottish pop band Texas for “Hi,” a track that comes decades after their first collaboration—a remix of the 1997 mega-hit “Say What You Want” and an ensuing 1998 live performance featuring Method Man. RZA and Ghostface Killah appear alongside Texas vocalist Sharleen Spiteri on this enrapturing track—the first new music from both collaborators in three years. Fenn …

Seraphina Simone: Skin

One of two new tracks from London-based musical artist Seraphina Simone, “Skin” tantalizes with soulful vocals and supportive synths. In a statement, Simone says the track is “about sex and desire,” adding that “I think as women we’re often taught to tame our desires, to make them fit into something that is palatable and acceptable for the male gaze or an outdated expectation of how …

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A trio of tunes that moved us this week

Jazmine Sullivan: Pick Up Your Feelings Jazmine Sullivan’s break-up banger “Pick Up Your Feelings” marks a powerful return for the talented vocalist. Sullivan sashays across the song, belting out soulful, acrobatic vocals. Co-written by Nova Wav (aka Brittany “Chi” Coney and and Denisia “Blue June” Andrews), the song eschews the traditional heartbreaking break-up ballad for a dynamic dismissal that’s drenched in resilience and triumph. The …