Rated by The Face: a weekly playlist
Featuring No Rome’s new supergroup, Darkoo’s heartbreak anthem and a Stormzy-assisted Ghanain drill remix.
No Rome – Spinning ft. Charli XCX & The 1975
No Rome recruited Charli plus The ‘75’s Matty Healy and George Daniel for this slice of feel-good house pop.
India Jordan – And Groove
Everyone loved India Jordan’s 2020 EP, For You – a collection of heartwarming dance tunes to soundtrack a summer spent getting pissed in the park while the clubs were closed. And Groove, taken from Jordan’s new EP coming out on Ninja Tune, is another much-welcome dose of good vibes.
Oliver Malcolm – Skywalker
Poignant pop and distorted raps from the London-based, Sweden-born artist.
Japanese Breakfast – Be Sweet
Disco meets dreampop on the lead single from JB’s forthcoming album Jubilee.
Baby Keem – no sense
The hype around Baby Keem’s been steadily increasing for a year or two. It helps that he’s signed to pgLang – a company run by Dave Free and Keem’s cousin Kendrick Lamar, of course – but the pensive melodies of no sense would catch your ear regardless of the context.
Darkoo – Pick Up ft. Darkoo
The London Afrobeats artist captures the heartache of seeing an ex out with their new boo.
Yaw Tog – Sore (remix) ft. Stormzy & Kwesi Arthur
Ghana’s drill scene is on fire at the moment, and now Stormzy – who is of Ghanian heritage – is fanning the flames.