SheBOPPERS, are you ready? It’s time for the first SheBOPS Slaylist – a weekly roundup assessing the Slays of the Week!
Dawn Richard – “Babe Ruth”
Caroline Polachek – “Dang”
Allie X – “Black Eye”
Griff – vert1go vol. 1
tiLLie – “jeLLiefish aPocaLypsE”
Rising star tiLLie’s myriad of sounds in her catalogue never fails to disappoint and her newest effort “jeLLiefish aPocaLypsE” is no exception. Across a chaotic bed of Y2K techno, sea-inspired synth drops and pop-rock moments, tiLLie’s fiery delivery of husky vocals makes “jeLLiefish aPocaLypsE” even more unforgettable.
Summer Walker – “Girls Need Love” (Girls Mix)
US R&B star Summer Walker has finally delivered what we’ve been waiting years for: a link up with other women for her breakout hit “Girls Need Love”. Proving to be worth the wait, Summer dropped a triple whammy of remixes for the track where three of the hottest names on the scene in Victoria Monét, Tyla and Tink lay down their own individual verses on Summer’s iconic track.
Keke Palmer – Big Boss (Deluxe)
America’s Sweetheart and our favorite meme deliverer Keke Palmer has followed up with a deluxe repackage of her comeback album Big Boss. Big Boss marks a major moment in Keke’s career being taht it’s her first album since her debut So Uncool dropped way back in 2007; she now expands Big Boss with an additional four gems for fans to discover, such as the vulnerable pop ballad “Ungorgeous” and the throwback R&B jam “Crazy Things”.
Selin – “FARKINDA DEĞİLDİN”
Rising crossover prospect Selin continues her ascension to the top with her sorrowful new entry, “FARKINDA DEĞİLDİN”. Elevated by a stylishly retro visualizer, the latest Turkish language single from Selin once again allows us to marvel at her rich, full-bodied vocals which drive home the emotive self-written lyrics.
Oléin – “Over Again (Salone Titi)”
London based Oléin is an exciting name on the underground scene, infusing her Turkish-Sierra Leonean heritage into her music for a catalogue of genre-fluid creations. Oléin’s latest output “Over Again (Salone Titi)”, is a seductive number blending Afroswing rhythms with the up-and-comer’s signature sensual vibes as she tells a tale of infatuation.
Kyung Dasom – “Hungry”
Nilhan – “Kukla”
“Kukla”, the latest effort by Turkish bedroom pop artist Nilhan, is a curious affair with its blend of unsettling music box sounds and slick trap-pop beat.
Halle Abadi – “Me-A-Holic”
Blending slick lyricism and a dark, trap-pop beat dripping in fierceness, “me-a-holic” is the third single this year from the rising viral sensation Halle Abadi, who continues to entice us with her alluring and powerfully smooth vocals.