Every week, we bring you #SOUNDCHECK — your destination for the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that AUX cord. This week's roundup features 10 of our favorite emerging and established artists.
Stormzy’s suave, idiosyncratic flow is pushed to the next level on his third record’s title track, which includes vocal stylings from Amaarae, Ms Banks, and Black Sherif. (YouTube)
Rozi Plain’s luscious “Help” is stuffed full with delightful sonic flourishes: saxophone that sounds like strings, harp-like plucking, and soft grinds of electronics. (YouTube)
Rappers MIKE and Wiki’s writerly flows gleam over The Alchemist’s sumptuous production on “One Way,” a song as part of a new campaign from Tommy Hilfiger and Patta. (YouTube)
Mimi Bay — a singer-songwriter whose buttery pop vocals have earned her a solid following on YouTube — shares a fluttery love song with a quirky machinist hook that hits all your soft spots. (YouTube)