Bloods: No Fun

This week MTV Iggy picks five acts to watch, from South Korea's 2NE1 to Ghanaian rapper Bryte to Paris-based producer Myth Syzer

2NE1 made waves throughout South Korea by differing themselves from their fellow cookie-cutter all-girl pop groups, who seemed to take stage as eye candy rather than as performers. Influenced by hip-hop, R&B and a good dose of electronic dance, 2NE1 is known for their empowering lyrics and powerful vocals, but aren’t afraid to indulge in bold thematic music videos. Their winter single “Missing You” takes …

Myth Syzer: Clean Shoes (feat. Prince Waly)

This week MTV Iggy picks five acts to watch, from South Korea's 2NE1 to Ghanaian rapper Bryte to Paris-based producer Myth Syzer

Aussie three-piece garage outfit Bloods comes in swinging on their latest single “No Fun.” With an upbeat and in-your-face attitude, the band evokes a carefree, “windows down in the summertime” feeling while keeping things just edgy enough—calling to mind the ’80s sound of Joan Jett. Already dubbed a band to watch, Bloods will hopefully stay true to their DIY sound even as their fan base …

Bryte: Nadia Number

This week MTV Iggy picks five acts to watch, from South Korea's 2NE1 to Ghanaian rapper Bryte to Paris-based producer Myth Syzer

Paris-based producer Myth Syzer has created beats for his fellow French artists Joke and Yann Ichon as well as Harlem-based rapper Perrion. If his remix of Wiz Khalifa’s “Work” didn’t get your head bobbing, “Clean Shoes,” featuring epic rhymes from Prince Waly, will. The music video transports you back to another decade but the rap is as fresh as his Nike Cortez “sneakers are clean.”