Welcome to ‘Top 10 Tracks’, the essential weekly round-up of the best new music.
At the end of each week, we count down the ten essential new tracks you need in your rotation. Ranging from rappers in the Emerald Isle to boundary-pushing, experimental producers and everything in between, it’s all hits, no filler.
This week, Kendrick Lamar’s new favourite band drop their sophomore single, Ezra Collective team up with Sampha The Great and Hope Tala continues to show her versatility.
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Hope Tala continues to show her versatility with a gentle summer cut for playing with the top down.
Irish label ‘Stylistic Murder’ have teamed up with KRS-One, AZ, O.C. and DJ Flip for a cut rich in hip hop history.
Clondakin rapper Selló is in his bag ahead of his debut project SELLÓTAPE. ‘No Love‘ sees him move into uncharted territory with an after hours head nodder inspired b club sounds.
Landing via Young (FKA Young Turks), Peruvian singer Daniela Lalita’s ‘No Para’ is a mystic introduction to her forthcoming debut EP Trececerotres, due September 16.
When life gets you down there’s few better cures than hitting the dusty trail on your two wheeler. Local Boy is finding peace behind his handle bars on ‘Int’l Biking Anthem‘ ahead of his debut album ‘Local Boy Climbs the Ladder’ which lands September 16.
Having featured on Brockhampton’s ‘Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine‘, Baird has kept his relationship with Kevin Abstract going on’Easy v2‘.
A collaboration that subverts expectations, ‘Lost Souls’ sees three of rap’s resident ragers swap visceral bars for heartfelt admissions.
When it comes to collaborations with rappers, Ezra Collective don’t mind. After working with Loyle Carner and Novelist, they’ve cooked up a party starter with Sampha The Great.