Love the bossa nova vibes.
It’s been outplayed by three other songs on his new six-track EP My Dear Melancholy, but let me call this standout what it is: another masterpiece by The Weeknd.
To my R&B lovers, remember Vivian Green? Her song “Emotional Rollercoaster” from the early 2000s is a modern classic. This is her best single since then, featuring a sample of another classic. It’s too bad adult R&B doesn’t get the exposure and radio play it used to—this is a bona fide hit.
The more I hear this, the more I enjoy it. We all know about Diplo’s mastery of EDM. But this is more of a “Trap&B” (aka “Chill Trap”) project featuring one of the best songwriters in the game today, Starrah. Super-catchy.
Of the thousands of songs I’ve heard this year, this is one of the most mind-boggling of them all. She’s definitely one to watch with this standout futuristic debut single.
Deep alternative Soul track by a rising star in R&B, Brent Faiyaz (who you heard featured on this hit).
K. Michelle may be more famous for her stint on Love and Hip Hop than for her music, but is anyone still sleeping on her music? Here’s what she has to say about that.