Rayana Jay of Richmond, CA has been steady killing it all year. Her effortless croons and taste for a wide range of production envelope listeners in a soothing trance that’s sure to have her making even greater waves in 2018.
To round out the year, Rayana returns with the official music video for “Magic.” Directed by Adrian Per, the ROMderful-produced standout from her Morning After EP is a modern twist on a ’70s vibe, topped with doses of classic call-and-response breaks throughout. Keep your eyes peeled for a few cameos as you’re dancing along, too.
Check out the video for “Magic” below.
Ahead of his first headlining tour, berhana is continuing his hotstreak with the visuals for “Grey Luh.” The track comes from his self-titled debut EP, pinning the blossoming singer-songwriter in the spotlight as he serenades with his tender croons. berhana sways over tropical production from Sapphire Adizes, capturing listeners as he rolls through the undertakings of love.
Peep the video for “Grey Luh” below, directed by Sam Guest.
From his Four The Better EP to singles like “Street Walker,” IshDARR has been on a roll all year. His latest offering, titled “Moon Girl,” stands as the opening track from Kitsuné Afterwork, Vol. 1 and appears alongside tracks from Raiza Biza, Chynna, and more. IshDARR carries his confident flow over trickling production from Skater and J.Robb, detailing a new relationship in his life. With his full-length debut scheduled to arrive next year, IshDARR continues to hold us down.
Stream “Moon Girl” below.
The multitalented SOSUPERSAM is back with her first official music video featuring “A Little Wrong.” The Soulection DJ and singer-songwriter unveiled the song on her debut GARDEN EP in 2016, laced with production from The Stereotypes. Throughout the Vanessa Beletic-directed video, SOSUPERSAM explores the idea of how we often indulge to escape the hiccups we encounter in our relationships. The visuals are intimate and elegant, delving into her experiences with the tug-of-war that arrives with love.
Check out the video for “A Little Wrong” below.
Nashville singer-songwriter estef carries a refreshing confidence that shines brightly through her nostalgic vocals. Her latest offering, titled “you don’t get to call me,” stands as a post-breakup ode to self-love. estef riffs over warm keys and gentle guitar plucks from Tony Esterly as she leaves the past behind and strides towards new beginnings. With an undeniably impressive debut under her belt, estef is definitely a songstress you’ll want to have in rotation.
Stream “you don’t get to call me” below.
Following tracks like “Youth” and “Make Me Love You,” Malo returns with “Independent.” The producer of Torrance, California taps Kellie Eastwood for an overall feel-good collab. Her calming vocals pair nicely with Malo’s steady percussion, topped with smooth guitar melodies with Ian Rivera. Kellie details living life without a past love and how she’s moved on to become the best version of herself. Keep a close eye on this team of talent as we enter the new year.
Stream “Independent” below.
wuudlum returns with a four-track bundle of instrumental bliss. freedom stands as the Norwegian producer’s follow-up to Changes in Time, culminating in another dose of cheerful production. wuudlum showcases their production prowess with lighthearted arcade vibes channeling throughout each tune. If you’re looking for pick-me-up for your Monday slump, look no further.
Stream freedom below.
Caleborate brought his soulful verses to Kinda Neat to perform “4 Willem.” The Real Person track was produced by his righthand Willem Ardui, who also offered his production on tracks like “Get The Green” and “Caught Up.” Caleb’s vivid storytelling culminates in a passionate performance imbued with his skillful pen. He reinforces the idea of keeping a level head to pierce through the bullshit of the industry and the perils of life.
In his conversation with Intuition, Caleb speaks on his roots, transitioning from basketball to rap, and his recent accolades. Check out the performance of “4 Willem” and the full interview with Caleborate below.
For one of the latest installments of the Adult Swim Singles series, Saba and Zack Villere return with “360.” Saba’s rapid-fire raps dance with Zack’s ditsy production, streamlined with a graceful hook. The track came about through a few interactions over Twitter which quickly blossomed into a true friendship. The merging of their talents creates a soothing cut that leaves us pining for more.
Stream “360” below.
With his album on the way, Jay2 is celebrating with his latest single titled “Liu Kang (Major Payne).” For the follow-up to “ChinChilla,” Jay2 glides over production from fellow Zero Fatigue talent Monte Booker, pairing his wavy flow with sleek synths. Interweaving everything from Mortal Kombat to Shawn Michaels, Jay2 and Monte craft another dose of savory Zero Fatigue gold to throw on repeat.
Stream “Liu Kang (Major Payne)” below.