This week has been pretty great for music. There’s been so much new music in the last two weeks, even today; Kendrick Lamar, Calvin Harris, Mary J. Beige, and more. Shoutout to Spotify for rounding all the newest songs up on the “New Music Fridays” playlist.
In the Hip-Hop world, fans are still reacting to Drake’s More Life, but it looks like Kendrick is stealing the spotlight. We’ll have to see how the numbers and rankings play out when he drops the full project on April 7th. In pop music, One Direction’s Harry Styles is set to release his first solo single titled “Sign of the Times” on the 7th too. Since he released the title of the song and the cover art on the 30th anniversary of Prince’s album Sign O the Times, I’m assuming it will some stylistic pages out of the late legands song book.
While I love all the new music, the song I couldn’t stop playing this week is “Stay” by Zedd featuring Alessia Cara. I don’t think Zedd has released a song that I didn’t like. There’s probably one, but he’s made enough good music that I can overlook it. The song is catchy and has been climbing the charts.
Alessia Cara has a great voice. When “Here” came out in 2015, I knew she was going to make good music. I can’t wait to see her continue to grow as an artist. Check out “Stay” below.
Next week’s pick will probably be one of this week’s new releases. Check back to see. Drop some recommendations in the comment section too.