The best new tracks, picked by our staff

RATED BY THE FACE: A playlist featuring Pharrell & Travis Scott, PinkPantheress, Meekz and Nia Archives.

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Pharrell Williams & Travis Scott – Down In Atlanta

Pharrell is pushing 50 and he’s been doing this for decades. But somehow, someway, he can still cook up a rap beat which sounds like nothing else out there.

PinkPantheress – Do You Miss Me?

After collaborating with Sam Gellaitry for the glossy single Picture In My Mind, PP has teamed up with her hero Kaytranada – who rarely, if ever, puts a foot wrong. Do You Miss Me? is breezy and melancholic. Listen closely and you’ll notice all the pretty details in the production.

Nia Archives – So Tell Me…

Jungle’s young torchbearer leans into a poignant vibe for this one, which could suitably soundtrack the Uber ride after a breakup.

Wesley Joseph – Monsoon

Wesley Joseph can slide between dextrous raps and soul-stirring melodies and somehow make it all sound easy. Monsoon is the second single from the London-via-Walsall artist’s forthcoming project Glow (the follow-up to last year’s overlooked Ultramarine), and the neon future-funk flavour is the unmistakable work of co-producer A.K Paul.

Meekz – Don’t Like Drill ft. Central Cee

When Manny rapper Meekz revealed the tracklist for his debut mixtape Respect The Come Up, this tune stood out thanks to the Central Cee feature and provocative title – which feels extra cheeky now we know they’re actually rapping over a drill beat. Meekz is one of the most buzzing rappers in the UK right now and so Cench rises to the occasion, delivering what could turn out to be his most highly rated guest appearance since his show-stealing verse on D Block Europe’s Overseas.

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