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In Notion Now: Week 51, feast your ears on new cuts from Cat Burns, FKA twigs, Burna Boy, Aaliyah, B Live, Teezee and more.
"Tears in the Club" by FKA Twigs (feat. The Weeknd)
Two of contemporary music’s most iconic voices link up in “Tears in the Club”, an ethereal collab between FKA twigs and collaboration king The Weeknd. Public crying never sounded so cool.
"Free" by Cat Burns
MTV Push UK 2022 nominee Cat Burns explores the inspiring story of coming out to your family and accepting your sexuality on her liberating new track “Free”.
"B. D'OR" by Burna Boy (feat. Wizkid)
Inspired by the prestigious Ballon d’Or ceremony which crowns the best footballer in the world, Burna Boy tags in Wizkid for “B. D’Or”, an upbeat tune that fittingly crowns Burna’s announcement of a huge show at New York’s Madison Square Garden next year.
"Poison" by Aaliyah (feat. The Weeknd)
Aaliyah's voice lives on “Poison”, a buttery smooth collab with The Weeknd (who is really doing the most right now). The song excitingly teases Aaliyah's post-humous fourth studio album, which is set for release in 2022.
"Don't Know About You" by B Live (feat. Becky Hill & JME)
B Live calls out the inauthenticity of social media on his latest banger, joining forces with JME to tackle the sensory overload of the online world and Becky Hill for an earworm of a hook.
"NEW GOVERNMENT" by Teezee (feat. Prettyboy D-O & Kofi Mole)
Teezee, the self-proclaimed Fresh Prince of LasGidi, links together the best of Accra and Lagos on his new track “NEW GOVERNMENT”, taken from his forthcoming debut EP set to come out in early 2022.
"Deer Island" by Yot Club
Indie-pop act Yot Club are ready to swipe us away from the doldrums of midwinter into the sunny days ahead with their blissed-out new track “Deer Island”, taken from their forthcoming EP Santolina.
"Rent Free" by 6LACK
Hotshot singer 6LACK is back in style with “Rent Free”, a vulnerable comeback single that opens up about a failed relationship felled by pride which refuses to leave the singer’s memory.
"Nukedzor (What's Up)" by Stonebwoy & Joey B & Abra Cadabra
Ghanaian reggae dancehall artist Stonebwoy teams up with Joey B and British rapper Abra Cadabra for his catchy new tune "Nukedzor (What's Up".
"22:22" by LCY
London DJ and visual artist LCY meditates on a tough year in the melancholic new soundscape “22:22”, which serves as their final track release 2021.