- Words Notion Staff
This week on Notion Now, fresh cuts from Blu DeTiger, Mabel, SEB, Omar Apollo, Jords, Bella Poarch, and more.
"Crash Course" by DeTiger ft Biig Piig
Bass prodigy Blu DeTiger has teamed up with Biig Piig for this collection of New York sounds, that in the artist's words is full of: ’dirty bass, high energy and fun".
"Crying On The Dancefloor" by Mabel
Mabel provides another dose of pitch perfect pop perfection, with this uplifting summer tune full of sass - calling for 'no crying on the dancefloor'.
"get yo bread" by SEB
SEB explores some harsh monetary realities in new track "get yo bread", written during substantial financial decline in the pandemic" "I wrote this song when I was probably at my lowest financially," he explains. "We were still in the middle of the pandemic, and I was arguing everyday with unemployment. During that time, money was the focal point of everything, and more importantly what was I willing to do for it."
"Archetype" by Omar Apollo
Omar Apollo presents his latest laidback bop, a romantic ode to a special someone: "So pretty that you kill me softly".
"Dolls" by Bella Poarch
From Navy vet to TikTok star, Bella Poarch's career so far has been less than conventional. Her new track, an anthem of self-empowerment, even comes with fresh visuals where the singer fights Grimes. One worth checking out.
"Childish" by Jords
With his first material of 2022, this fresh slice of confident hip-hop comes from Jords' new EP "Swings and Roundabouts".
"Hello Mate" by ArrDee feat. Kyla
Fresh off Wireless and Glasto performances, ArrDee's new track centres around the chorus from Kyla’s legendary 2008 single "Do You Mind", adding the rapper's unique brand of punchy bars.
"Afar" by Hyd
Produced by Caroline Polacheck, Hyd's latest offering delicately explores themes of guardianship, and the emotions relating to receiving support from a loved one, despite their distance.
"Girl of Your Dreams" by Dylan
This guitar-driven tune from Dylan comes after an arena tour in support of Ed Sheeran. She describes her intention behind the track: "The day I wrote it, I was feeling a lot of frustration towards someone who sadly had absolutely no interest in me. Ultimately, they hadn’t done anything wrong, so instead of writing a “screw you” song, I wrote a “want me!” song."
"Bandana" by Fireboy DML feat. Asake
With "Peru" still sitting in the Top 20, Fireboy DML gives fans more to get their teeth into with latest offering: "Bandana".
"dragging" by daine
Having recently played two London sold-out shows as well as supporting Charli XCX on tour, daine welcomes a new chapter with this heartrending track, "dragging".
"Time" by George Riley
Produced by Vegyn, this new song follows two previous releases from the pair. Emulating a broad sonic palette including sounds of electronic soul, "Time" is one to add to your playlists.