Raye (feat. Mabel & Stefflon Don)
The distinctive voices of three of Polydor’s brightest new hopes coalesce over a nagging bassline and tropical percussion. As we approach spring, Cigarette flashes two fingers up at winter.
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D Double E (feat. Skepta)
Nang (Bluku Music)
One of the most distinctive voices in the game, D Double E beefs up new drop Nang with a muscular guest verse from Skepta.
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Blink (Puro Records/Canada)
Taken from her new mixtape Worldwide Angel and produced by DJ Florentino, Blink mashes up dancehall and reggaeton to dizzying effect.
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I Can’t Stand It (Virgin EMI)
Sounds like Blossoms are up for some more chart-bothering: the Stockport lot’s synth-driven comeback is primed for the radio.
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George The Poet, Maverick Sabre & Jorja Smith
Follow The Leader (FAMM)
Jorja Smith and songwriting partner Maverick Sabre link up with George The Poet on a song that unfolds into a slow, patient epic.
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Yung Fume (feat. Young Nudy)
Something Else (Payday Records)
Croydon MC Yung Fume hooks up with Atlanta’s Young Nudy for a smoky, trap-flavoured collab. Look out for his upcoming EP, Level Up.
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Stumbling (Ministry Of Sound/Household)
Louis Berry embraces gospel on a pulsating, widescreen new single that keeps the Liverpudlian’s rasping vocal front and centre.
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