Arca has released a new song called “Incendio,” which was co-produced by Omar. The tune finds the Venezuelan artist singing in Spanish and follows her last release, the four-part project Madre, which was released in January. The release of the song coincides with the premiere of a Arca-curated concert film, which is scheduled to drop today at 3pm EST. Proceeds from tickets, priced at €3 ($3.50) , will go to Casa Rifugio Marcella, a temporary shelter for trans and non-binary people who are victims of discrimination and violence. Listen to “Incendio” above.
On the heels of their debut mixtape BOY ANONYMOUS, which arrived back in May, buzzing rap group Paris Texas are back with a brand new song plus music video. Aptly titles “girls like drugs,” the track finds the LA duo rhyming over a powerful, guitar-heavy beat, potentially hinting at some possible N.E.R.D. influences. The accompanying video was directed by Zhamak Fullad and Raheem Hercule and it reimagines the peep show scene from the 1984 Wim Wenders film. Stream it above and support the single here.
South Korean band Itzy have officially released their debut album, Crazy in Love, earlier this week. The album boasts 16 songs, spearheaded by its lead single “Loco, ” which you can check out above. “Loco” is described as a song that “expresses the strong attraction that was first felt in the style of Generation Z.” All in all, the album comes on the heels of a massive promotional campaign that encompassed various teaser trailers and a hosted live event. Crazy in Love is out now via JYP Entertainment, you can listen to it here.
Netflix has released a teaser trailer for a three-part Kanye West documentary, titled Jeen-Yuhs. Created by filmmakers Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, more commonly known as Coodie & Chike of Creative Control fame, the project was reportedly sold for $30 million and took a total 21 years to create. Although Kanye himself is creatively not involved in the project, he permitted Coodie and Chike to film him for over two decades. Jeen-Yuhs will contain rare and never-before seen footage of Ye and is expecting to arrive on Netflix in early 2022. Watch the trailer, which shows Kanye freestyling with Mos Def backstage in NYC in 2002 , above.
Radiohead have shared their unearthed Kid A/Amnesiac single “If You Say the Word” accompanied with a brand new video directed by Norwegian filmmaker Kasper Häggström. The visual arrives a couple of weeks after the band announced the three-volume collection, which celebrates the 20-year anniversaries of Kid A and Amnesiac. The total package boasts the original two albums as well as a third called Kid Amnesiae, that offers previously unreleased tracks from the Kid A/Amnesiac recording sessions. T
In related news, the band linked up with Epic Games for a new project based on the band’s both albums. Kid A and Amnesiac albums. The announcement came with a trailer that hints at a digital exhibition that will represent “an upside-down digital/analogue universe created from original artwork and recording to commemorate 21 years of Radiohead’s Kid A and Amnesiac.”
After heating up the promotion with “313-414” featuring Detroit/s Tee Grizzley, Lakeyah is ready to deliver her highly anticipated DJ Drama-laced project, called My Time (Gangsta Grillz: Special Edition). Along with the project the Milwaukee artist drops her latest music video with “Reason,” which details the recording process of her Gangsta Grillz project. Lakeyah’s shook waves within the industry when she was selected for the 2021 XXL Freshman Class, and chances are that My Time will further add fuel to her meteoric rise. My Time (Gangsta Grillz: Special Edition) is out now via Quality Control Music, check it out here.
German uber producer Boys Noize has released his latest full-length offering +/-. Marking his eighth studio effort, the album comes on the heels of his Tommy Cash-assisted single “Nude.” The project encompasses a total of 15 tracks and features guest contributions from the likes of James Shears, Chilly Gonzalez, Rico Nasty, Ghost Culture and more. Each song comes with their own visualizer created by David Babka, Marek Bulíř, Felix Geen and Simon Villaret. Check out the clip for title track “Polarity” above and stream/download here.
Following up to his July release IT’S REMBLE, featuring singles “Gordon R Freestyle” and “Touchable” singles, San Pedro’s Remble drops his Lil Yachty-assisted new tune “Rocc Climbing.” The light-hearted yet menacing song finds the Cali native offering his aggressive lyrics in a spoken-word type of flow which complements Yachty’s signature off-beat delivery. The accompanying clip finds both rappers lounging in the studio with the crew. Watch it above.
CupcaKKe unveils the visual translation of her buzzing single “Marge Simpson.” In accordance with the tune, the Chicago emcee gives her best rendition of the iconic The Simpsons character, full equipped with a blue wig and matching dress. The song follows a series of recent single releases, which could indicate that a full-length project from CupcaKKe could be around the corner. Watch the clip above and support the tune here.
Run The Jewels have unleashed the deluxe edition of their 2020 offering RTJ4. The 2021 package includes a new remix of “Ooh LA LA” and it features none other than Lil Wayne. What some might consider an unlikely pairing comes off as quite an organic sound as Weezy delivers his flow over the boom bap record. Other RTJ4 cuts that received the remix treatment include “Royal Blood,” “What So Not” and more. Stream the “Ooh La La” remix above.