This week featured lots of new music from some of your favorite artists including T-Pain, Chris Brown, Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, Kid Cudi, Juice WRLD and more. Because we can’t always get them all, here are some of the best new music we missed this week. All in one place for your listening pleasure – We care.
T-Pain Feat. Chris Brown “Wake Up Dead”
T-Pain and Chris Brown reunite for Wake Up Dead. After teasing the track during his his Verzuz Instagram Live battle with Lil Jon earlier this month. T-Pain unleashes the finished audio of the track.
“Wake Up Dead” continues T-Pain and Brown’s long list of collaborations, including tracks like “Best Love Song,” “Freeze,” “Classic You,” and “Kiss Kiss,”
Juice WRLD “Righteous”
Juice WRLD’s first posthumous single, “Righteous,” was released on Friday (April 24). The track, produced by Nick Mira and Charlie Handsome, finds Juice grappling with addiction, and death.
“Over ice, I’m freezing,” he raps. “Beautiful eyes, deceiving/We may die this evening/Coughing, wheezing, bleeding/High, I’m an anxious soul/Blood moons are my eyes, stay low/Red and black, they glow/Under attack, in my soul/When it’s my time, I’ll know/Never seen a hell so cold/Yeah, we’ll make it out, I’ll know/We’ll run right through the flames, let’s go.”
The song was recorded at the late rapper’s Los Angeles studio prior to his December 2019 death.
Travis Scott and Kid
Cudi create magic on their new single “The Scotts.” The collaboration produced by Daytrip, Dot Da Genius, and Plain Pat, with co-production by Mike Dean and Travis, was premiered during Travis’ “Astronomical” experience on Fortnite, which kicked off Thursday and runs through Saturday.
The Scotts is also the name of their new group so fans can expect more music from the duo.
Akon x Wizkid “Escape”
Akon unites with Wizkid for a new infectious single titled “Escape.” On the record the duo croon about getting away with their significant other. The collaboration was released on Friday, April 24.
Davido Feat. Summer Walker “D&G”
Davido continues to put the world on notice. The DMW head-honcho returns to his critically acclaimed album A Good Time to unleash a video for “D&G” featuring Summer Walker. The video directed by Daps was shot in Los Angeles during Davido’s North American tour.
Lil Uzi Vert “Sasuke”
Lil Uzi Vert surprised his fans with some new music on Friday. The track, produced by Outtatown, Brandon Finessin, and Oogie Mane, was inspired by Sasuke Uchiha, a polarizing character in the popular anime/manga franchise Naruto.
“Sasuke,” follows his two back-to-back projects, Eternal Atake and the deluxe edition, LUV vs. The World 2.