So many artists are gearing up for major fall releases that’s it’s almost hard to keep track.
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And while there are tons of other great artists sharing new music, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite new releases of the week.
1. Ella Mai – “Shot Clock”
On Friday, the singer dropped her self-titled debut album, chockful of songs that feel reminiscent of early-2000s R&B. The album includes features from H.E.R., John Legend, and Chris Brown, but one of our favorite songs on the new album is “Shot Clock.”
2. Bad Bunny ft. Drake – “Mia”
Drake has finally made his Latin transition with a feature on Bad Bunny’s “Mia.” The song sees Drizzy singing in Spanish as he and Bad Bunny enjoy a night-time block party And, this isn’t Drake’s first time singing in Spanish. In 2014, he joined Romeo Santos on “Odio.”
3. Esperanza Spalding – “12 Little Spells”
Earlier this week, Esperanza Spalding released “12 Little Spells,” a dazzling song from her new project, 12 Little Spells. The roll-out for the album also sees Spalding releasing a new song, or “spell,” every day for 12 days. Each song is dedicated to a specific part of the body. Spalding says the idea came to her while she was studying Reiki.
4. Kandi Burruss – “Ready for This”
Singer-songwriter and Real Housewives star Kandi Burruss has returned with a seductive new single, “Ready for This.” The new song follows “Fake People,” which was released earlier this year. Burruss told Billboard, “I’ve been away from the music scene for a long time as a solo artist and wanted to come with something different. I collaborated with a new team and together we created a whole new sound that I’m in love with!”
5. Pell – “Simple and Plain”
And, we couldn’t leave Pell off the list. The rapper teamed up with producer Imad Royal for “Simple and Plain,” a soulful song about love and the many feelings that come along with it.
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