Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Spoons from This Unruly Mess I’ve Made
Absent from the track list for the duo’s upcoming sophomore LP This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, “Spoons” is a Valentine’s Day ode to relationships that manages to be cute, goofy, yet utterly cringe-inducing. Macklemore’s playfully intimate rhymes suffer in the presence of bland folk guitars and an unsavory hook from vocalist Ryan Bedard.
Gwen Stefani, Make Me Like You from This is What the Truth Feels Like
The second single from the No Doubt frontwoman’s third solo album is as bubbly, airtight, and infectious as anything pop music has seen in 2016 thus far. Stefani’s light-hearted account of a reluctant crush is a surefire radio smash. Her latest album, This is What the Truth Feels Like, is due out Mar. 18.
BJ The Chicago Kid, The New Cupid (feat. Kendrick Lamar) from In My Mind
This latest taste from the Chi Town crooner’s sophomore full-length is an entrancing R&B performance over sensual electric guitars and a touch of cinematic strings. Frequent collaborator Kendrick Lamar delivers a mellow verse that proves the perfect complement to BJ’s silky, dexterous vocals.
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