1. “Right” – Mac Miller
“Right” is a hauntingly beautiful offering from Mac Miller’s posthumous album Circles (Deluxe) that cuts deep into his longing for lost love. Miller openly professes his feelings of admiration, emptiness and regret towards the subject of his infatuation. It’s got a smooth R&B feel that compliments Miller’s emotionally vulnerable storytelling . This track is the perfect example of the late Mac Miller at his finest.
2. “Is Everybody Going Crazy?” – Nothing But Thieves
This is a high energy Alt-Rock track that will surely get your heart pumping. Nothing But Thieves blends heavy guitar chords with booming beats and aggressive chants from lead singer Conor Mason that give the track an “off the rails” feel. The lyrics criticize society’s surface-level ideology that emphasizes material items and meaningless connections. As Mason sings “Heaven’s a mindset away,” the group points that the solution to society’s problems often starts with changing the way we think.
3. “Birdman” – AR Paisley
AR Paisley is bringing the heat with his new heavy hitting rap track “Birdman.” The Toronto native fuses dancehall rhythm with “Candy Shop” vibes that flavours the track to be both salty & sweet. Paisley spits quick bars, flaunting his lyrical prowess and paying homage to early rappers in the game. This track will have you dripping in swag and swiping that dirt off your shoulder.
4. “Old Soul” – Bruno Major
Bruno Major pays tribute to “Old Soul” in Neo-Soul style with his latest release! He speaks about spending his days listening to old records and reminiscing about the “good things” in life. This is the perfect chill track to kick back and unwind to.
5. “Bring It Back” – Fame Holiday
This is the ideal hype track to play for your next party, workout session, or isolated dance affair. Mississauga’s own Fame Holiday incorporates pounding, up-tempo beats with hard hitting bars that will have you swimming in confidence. It’s the kind of music to have you feeling fresh and ready to take on the world with a whole lot of attitude.
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