It’s impossible to catch every new release that comes out each Friday. Luckily, we’re here to help. Here are some new music finds from emerging artists to soundtrack your weekend.
Popstar Benny — University!
“University!” by Popstar Benny showcases the wide range of sounds and styles that make up Atlanta’s underground rap scene, highlighting its creativity and diversity. The album features a diverse group of artists, including, Bear1Boss, Tony Shhnow, MuddyMya, Xhulooo, and many more, each bringing their own unique style and sound to the table. Serving as a celebration of the vibrant and exciting music scene in Atlanta, “University!” is a true representation of what Atlanta has to offer.
Kayla Rae — Blue
Kayla Rae releases her new single “Blue” produced by Stargate and directed by Daniel Choi. The music video is reminiscent of 90s R&B girl groups Rae grew up listening to. She channels the universal feelings of watching someone you love be happy with someone else. In the unapologetically vulnerable and enrapturing track, the songstress captures the high and low moments of a break-up, ultimately finding empowerment in overcoming it all.
Don Quez — Crash
Don Quez’s new single “Crash” is a welcome return for the Stockton, California rapper, who has had a quiet 2022. The track showcases his growth as an artist and highlights his impressive lyrical prowess. The hard-hitting deleongotwaves-produced beat compliments his flow perfectly. The single stands out among recent releases with clever wordplay and relatable storytelling, showcasing Don Quez’s versatility in style and delivery, proving that he is an artist to watch.
Dyna Edyne & Anonymuz — P’s and Q’s
Dyna Edyne’s new single “P’s & Q’s” featuring Anonymuz and produced by DunGaud is a welcome return for the Miami songstress. The track is a smooth and sultry R&B cut, showcasing Edyne’s soulful vocals and powerful delivery. Anonymuz adds a gritty edge to the song with his verse, adding a nice contrast to the overall sound of the track. The production by DunGaud is top-notch, providing a slick and polished soundscape for the artists to shine.