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New Music Friday: The Weeknd with Ariana Grande, Moneybagg Yo, LILHUDDY and more!

Posted on April 23, 2021

Taurus season has officially commenced and that means some well deserved R&R. So take a cue from the universe and relax with the 8 new releases we have for you this week; including full albums and refreshing remixes. While you’re scrolling, check out our New Pop Hits playlist. Enjoy!

The Weeknd “Save Your Tears (with Ariana Grande) (Remix)”

The Weeknd unveiled his much anticipated “Save Your Tears (Remix)” with pop queen Ariana Grande, that they hinted about on socials earlier this week. This release continues the tradition of epic collaborations together, such as “Love Me Harder” and “off the table.” The power duo’s collabs never cease to disappoint…in fact, they already have us dreaming up what’s next.

Listen to “Save Your Tears (Remix)” here.

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Moneybagg Yo ‘A Gangsta’s Pain’ Album

Moneybagg Yo released his fourth studio album today, ‘A Gangsta’s Pain.’ The 22-track project features appearances from fellow Memphis native BIG30, Lil Durk, Future, Jhené Aiko, and more. Don’t forget to check out the official video for his new song, “Shottas (Lala),” above.

Listen to ‘A Gangsta’s Pain’ here.

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JESSIA “I’m Not Pretty (feat. Bebe Rexha) (Remix)”

Canadian TikTok queen JESSIA has collabed with GRAMMY Award-nominated Bebe Rexha to drop the remix of her smash hit, “Im Not Pretty.” Together, they amplify the message and energy of this empowering body acceptance anthem.

“Bebe’s music has guided me through some crazy times. I’ve been a fan of hers for years so to have her support and for her to collaborate with an up and coming artist like me means so much.” – JESSIA

JESSIA is a wonderful artist. Her messages are SO honest – that’s what really spoke to me about her and especially this track.  I’m really excited for the fans to hear this!” – Bebe

Listen to “I’m Not Pretty (Remix)here.

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Lil Yachty ‘Michigan Boy Boat’ Album

Featuring rappers from Detroit and Flint, Lil Yachty’s new mixtape, ‘Michigan Boy Boat,’ is out now! And trust us, it’s 40 minutes of pure fire. In between developing a heist movie based on the card game Uno, a series for HBO Max, diving into crypto currency, partnering with Reese’s Puffs cerealremixing the ‘Saved by the Bell’ theme song, and becoming a TikTok fave, let’s just say he’s been busy.

Listen to ‘Michigan Boy Boat’ here.

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LILHUDDY “America’s Sweetheart”

LILHUDDY (aka Chase Hudson) released a brand-new song and accompanying music video, starring TikToker Charli D’Amelio. “America’s Sweetheart” is a departure from his first two singles, showcasing a softer side to Chase’s artistry. Powerfully emotional in both his lyrics and instrumentation, the track highlights the vulnerability he implements into his music.

“This is the most personal song I have written and released to date. It was inspired by the worst night of my life and all of the emotions I felt as I overcame such a difficult time. I’m looking forward to sharing a more vulnerable side of myself and hope this song can help anyone else going through a challenging time as well.” – Chase

Listen to “America’s Sweetheart” here.

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Eric Church ‘Soul’ Album

‘Soul,’ the third and final installment of Eric Church’s album trilogy, ‘Heart & Soul,’ has finally arrived! We would argue that these releases are his most expansive and driven work to date. This is at least a weekend’s worth of listening content – our plans are made.

Listen to ‘Heart & Soul’ here.

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Camino ‘Burning Fire’ EP

Camino’s Mississippi roots and southern blues, rock and soul influences shine through on his debut EP, ‘Burning Fire,’ which dropped today! The five-song EP also includes his original compositions, “Home,” “Loving You,” “Fiddle” and “Better Than Me.” Make sure to watch the cinematic video for the lead single, “Burning Fire” – an homage to Camino’s beloved uncle and late aunt’s 65-year love affair.

Listen to ‘Burning Fire’ here.

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salem ilese “About a Breakup”

21-year-old LA native, salem ilese, released her new single “About a Breakup” and we’re here for it! The track serves as a reminder that your exes are just not worth it – love that. A pop star made up of vibrant colours and a dark sense of humour, she is not one to fly under the radar.

Listen to “About a Breakup” here.

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That’s all for this week. Head over to our Instagram and let us know in the comments which release you’re most excited to listen to. Also, don’t forget to check out our New Pop Hits playlist. See you next time!