MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check Out New Songs from Beyonce & Drake, Will Smith, Frankie Cosmos & More
Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Beyoncé and Drake, Will Smith, Frankie Cosmos and more right here!
The pop and hip-hop world witnessed an incredible, highly anticipated collaboration this week when the song "Can I" dropped, partnering Drake and Beyoncé together! Need we say more? Two of the most popular acts in the world came together for the single of the season, if you ask us! Listen right here:
Speaking of collaborations, what if we told you that a fold tribute group was forming and that this past week revealed the impressive lineup? Fiona Apple, Beck, Cat Power, Regina Spektor and Jakob Dylan have teamed up for a tribute album and performances of some of the most popular folk songs of all time. Entitled Echo in the Canyon, this super group of artists is making our ears fall in love again with these classics. Check out more information on this news over at Consequence of Sound!
Another collaboration this week came from Nile Rodgers and Lady Gaga on a remix of Chic's "I Want Your Love." Listen to this song right here!
You probably noticed another huge name in our headline: Will Smith! The world renowned actor has returned to his musical roots, appearing on the remix of "Fiesta" with "Colombian 'electro tropical' dance group Bomba Estéreo." So how does a "Fresh Prince" comeback sound to you? Check out this new song right here!
Speaking of remixes, check out Erikah Badu's new take on Drake's "Hotline Bling," which is actually collaboration with her son Seven Benjamin, who she had with André 3000 of Outkast. We know that's a ton of names involved, but have a listen right here!
Since we mentioned a son in the song above, let's take a look at another artist's offspring! Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has a son who is getting into the family business. As the moniker Jakob Danger, we get a great taste of what's to come from this young artist with the song "King of the World," and more! Check out more right here!
While hip hop usually sees artists remixing songs, Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment covered a Kanye West song this week! Check out a live video of "Family Business" performed at the Summer Ends Music Festival right here!
You definitely need to hear Beach Slang cover Dramarama's "Anything, Anything" right here!
Are you listening to Frankie Cosmos yet? If not, we're definitely excited to share a great new song from songwriter Greta Kline's upcoming 2015 EP, Fit Me In. Listen to the official single "Sand" right here:
Maritime is one of those great projects from other influential acts that will always have fans excited no matter how long they take to make an album. The offshoot of Dismemberment Plan and The Promise Ring return with the 2015 album Magnetic Bodies/Maps of Bones, and this week we can share with you the new song "Light You Up." Have a listen right here:
If you're looking to share some music with a pal or a significant other, we think that this new mix is perfect for such a gift! Enjoy these songs together!
Who will you share this new Mixtape with this week? Let us know in the comments section below!