As we ease into the weekend, here are a few new tracks you might want to check out.
Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso ft. Ryan Tedder, "Calling (Lose My Mind)" Recently named "an essential new tune" on Pete Tong's radio program across the pond, Sebastian Ingrosso and his protégé Alesso recently teamed up with OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder to create a tune that has the potential to become the song of the summer. Whether American radio will support it or not is an entirely different question.
Joseph SoMo, "The Trilogy" Sampling select material from The Weeknd's three current mixtapes, Denton's Joseph SoMo releases another highly anticipated cover that will have women across the nation swooning. He's currently working on his debut mixtape, and we chatted with him just last month. Don't be surprised when you see him signed to a major label.
Justin Bieber ft. Drake, "Right Here" I know what you're thinking: This guy is telling me what I should listen going into my precious weekend, and his first choice is tween-pop king Justin Bieber? I get it, Bieber is for children who need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and Drake is softer than Liberace sitting gracefully on top of a cloud. This Hit-Boy track, however, is essential.
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Usher ft. Swedish House Mafia, "Euphoria" Speaking of Bieber, Usher recently dropped an album entitled Looking 4 Myself, full of features ranging from the big bawse Rick Ross to Pharrell. While the album is largely hit or miss, Usher churned out the Swedish House Mafia-produced "Euphoria" single that will undoubtedly burn up the charts in coming months.
Sammy Adams, "Only One" Since performing before a packed house at the Palladium just a few months ago, Sammy Adams has been shooting up the charts with his J.O.B.-produced single, "Only One," in anticipation of his first major label release. Rumored to have production from Pharrell and more, Adams is pop-rap phenomenon on the rise that will turn doubters into believers.