With so many dark and profanity laced songs loading up the airwaves, it’s good for the soul to retreat back to some feel good music. As you step through 2019 be sure to listen to the following new eclectic artists who are creating a monster buzz with tracks that make you want to dance, fall in love, or just chill. They are worth the mention and definitely worth the video views.
At the top of our list – the once unknown military kid- Khalid. Hailing from the heat of El Paso, Texas, the young singer and songwriter is dominating charts with his classic soulful sound. With hits such as Better topping the charts, it’s easy to see why people are rushing to download all things Khalid.
Lately, I’ve been thinking… Known for more eclectic tracks, this EDM inspired DJ is the jam. Recognized immediately in the gaming world – think Fortnite, this young and energetic artist is giving us all sorts of life with his hit Happier featuring Bastille. And if you think this song is not mainstream yet in the urban space, YouTube views are already at 1.1B. Catch up.
Having collaborated with artists such as Drake, it is fair to say that Jorja Smith is getting a positive nod based on her unique soulful sound. A UK artist who earned a music scholarship, Jorja Smith, who is inspired by reggae, pop, and punk is winning over hearts with her hit Blue Lights.
Although his addictive song Drip Too Hard featuring Gunna has been on heavy rotation worldwide for a while now, we still consider the Atlanta artist – Lil Baby to be a new phenomenon. With top of the line marketing behind him and credible music to match, it is no surprise why the Quality Control artist is on everyone’s Hip-Hop playlist.
British born Stefflon Don is another premier artist making noise on the pop, reggae, and rap scene. With hits such as Pretty Girl featuring Tiggs giving us all types of international feels, it is no surprise that the Jamaican descendent is popular in the dancehall space. She has also collaborated with French Montana on Hurtin’ Me.