Shining a light on some of the hottest new music to drop over the course of the past week, END. select their top five musical moments for your listening pleasure.
DAVE - "WE'RE ALL ALONE IN THIS TOGETHER"
Dropping the follow up to 2019's much-lauded "Psychodrama", Dave shares his sophomore studio album "We're All Alone In This Together" - a 12 track offering brimming with the Brixton rapper's signature socially conscious approach to modern hip-hop. With features from Stormzy, James Blake and Snoh Aalegra, Dave deftly drifts between styles, expertly showcasing an emotive and hard-hitting snapshot of modern Britain.
BOYS NOIZE - "NUDE (FEAT. TOMMY CASH)"
Brimming with big room techno bravado, Boys Noize's latest single "Nude" enlists the help of Estonian rap sensation Tommy Cash. Coupling nostalgic breakbeats, thunderous kick drums and a melancholic vocal refrain from Cash, "Nude" crafts a modern dance anthem from warehouse rave aesthetics.
LEON BRIDGES - "GOLD-DIGGERS SOUND"
Expanding on his neo-soul background, Texan singer Leon Bridges shares his third full length album, "Gold-Diggers Sound". Blending hip-hop and R&B influences with his smooth vocal style, Bridges offers a compelling take on modern soul music, complete with collaborations with Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin.
CULTURE JAM, GUNNA & POLO G - "WAVES"
Championing the interconnected relationship between hip-hop and basketball, Gunna, Polo G and Kawhi Leonard's Culture Jam project share "Waves". Blending ominous guitars, classic trap percussion and the two rappers' distinctive voices, the latest single from Leonard's upcoming compilation album hits hard.
BOLDY JAMES & THE ALCHEMIST - "FIRST 48 FREESTYLE"
Announcing their new collaborative album, "Bo James", Boldy James and The Alchemist share the first cut "First 48 Freestyle". Combining the Detroit rapper's realist approach to hip-hop lyricism and the Californian producer's trademark foreboding sound, "Free 48 Freestyle" is a testament to the hip-hop underground legend's prolific work ethic.