Rated by The Face: a weekly playlist

The best contemporary music – refreshed weekly.

There’s a daunting amount of music out there and we know it’s hard to keep up. But rather submitting yourself to an algorithm for new music recommendations, try this lovingly curated playlist that The Face will be updating every week. Check it out below.

Read about last week’s playlist additions here.

Pen Gutt – Bare Dans

A dreamy gem from the eccentric Norwegian artist whose name translates as Pretty Boy”. Curious? Read more about him here.

MUNA – Who

We’re totally rating LA trio MUNA. Who is an epic ballad from their highly anticipated second LP Saves The World.

J Balvin & Bad Bunny – Que Pretendes

A summer sizzler for your BBQ soundtrack, taken from the superstars’ collaborative album Oasis.

H.E.R. – Racks ft. YBN Cordae

Following a spot on XXL’s Freshman List and a collab with Chance The Rapper, Cordae’s been on roll. Here he compliments some pretty-much-perfect R&B from Grammy-winning artist H.E.R.

serpentwithfeet – Receipts ft. Ty Dolla $ign

Alt-gospel singer serpentwithfeet described this gorgeous tune as a certificate of his new fraternity with Ty Dolla $ign. 2019’s cutest bromance.

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Flat Tummy Tea

The general consensus is that the rap duo’s new album Bandana is incredible – we’re arguing that Flat Tummy Tea is a highlight.

Yung Baby Tate – Mean Girl ft. Queen Key & Asian Doll

Atlanta’s Yung Baby Tate just dropped a deluxe version of her LP Girls. This bonus track sees her get mean as shit with fellow rising MCs Queen Key and Asian Doll.

Brooke Candy – XXXTC ft. Charli XCX & Maliibu Miitch

Having signed to Sega Bodega’s label NUXXE, Brooke’s shared a sweat-soaked sex tune with whispered raps from Charli and Bronx spitter Maliibu Miitch. Check out The Face’s honest interview with Brooke Candy here.

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