New Artist Spotlight: Rashad Leamount

R&B is having a moment. New artists such as SZA, Khalid, Summer Walker, and Ella Mai are redefining and uplifting the genre in today’s new music landscape. Soon, I think we can add Rashad Leamount to that list. With his new single, “Snakes + Ladders,” Leamount offers a slinky blend of reggae-inflected and trap-infused R&B….

New Artist Spotlight: Lehin

London born British-Nigerian rapper and songwriter, Lehin, has released his debut single, “Nothin’ Like.” The sparsely produced solo rap track wears its jazz and lounge influences on its sleeve. On the track, Lehin ruminates on his musical inspirations (The Notorious B.I.G. and Nas), growing up and his first kiss. In the brilliantly written first verse,…

New Artist Spotlight: Georgia Fearn

Welsh indie singer-songwriter Georgia Fearn is here to invade your weekly playlists. Her debut album, Perfect on Paper, is a rollicking collection of lyrically-intensive songs that show just how far she is poised to go. Beginning with “L’Amour,” Fearn treats us to spoken word verses that seem to be the foundation for a Laurie Anderson-esque record…

New Artist Spotlight: Jai Musiq

“On the same streets that killed Dr. King/I put my life on these tracks, so there’s no way that you could kill my dreams,” Jai Musiq spits on “I Might Need Security,” a song that doubles as the closer to his most recent EP and a cover of the original Chance the Rapper track. Jai…