Maven & Merk (Call Of Duty esportscasters) dancing to Bebe Rexha (@BebeRexha) 🚲 🚡

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Guitar licks, crispy as f*ck beats. What more could you ask for on a Friday?

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Bleta “Bebe” Rexha is a singer, songwriter, and record producer from Brooklyn, NY. Quavious Keyate Marshall, known professionally as Quavo, is a rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer from Lawrenceville, GA.

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Bebe is a straight up monster songwriter. She wrote The Monster, yeah the Eminem / Rhianna track. She's written for basically everyone, and 28m followers on Spotify.

A dog mask dancing to COTIS (@xcotisx) 🍻 🍗

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This is one of those early tracks that suggests an artist is destined to be a household name.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
COTIS is an 18 year old pop/rap artist from Victoria, British Columbia.

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In a month, his first single Phone Light Up did 1.5M streams on Spotify, and the track we share now is basically breaking music blogger's minds.

An office painter awkwardly dancing to James Vickery (@jvickerymusic) 💘 💖

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Goosebumps. This type of song is timeless, but incredibly hard to pull off with this level of perfection. On repeat, all day.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
James is a singer songwriter from South London, UK.

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James is a special voice, and his Spotify releases reflect that with 300k+ streams on some previous tunes. But this performance on YouTube show COLORS is just next level. Go watch it right now.

A groovy corn dog dancing to ARA (@ara4always) 😛

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Dark, moody music rooted in hip hop beats, electronic touches, and an attitude that reminds me of BANKS and K. Flay.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
ARA is a singer songwriter from Fresno, California who apparently (like K. Flay and myself) graduated from Stanford.

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ARA is flying under the radar despite some sporadic blogger love. Check out her debut EP, HAIL MARY.

A saucy cat dancing to Death Team (@deathteam_) 💀

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Aside from a totally addictive (and dark) song, this group is just next level with their ability to turn weird into cool.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Death Team are a Swedish indie pop group which consists of Mayka (born Maja Edelbring) and Johen Rafael Tilli. 

🔥 CRED 🔥
With early love from Vice & Spin, these guys are swimming fast in the indie-pop lane, with millions of streams and a growing fanbase..

A kid in Walmart dancing to KWAYE (@kwaye) 🍒

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Super addictive tunage from a soulful, neo-funk/R&B/pop artist making very, very danceable music.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
KWAYE is a singer/songwriter born in Zimbabwe, raised in London, England.

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He got his break in the back of an Uber, playing a demo for a driver who turned out to be a former A&R rep. He’s now churning out tracks with 2M+ streams.

Boy Pablo (@soypablo777) grooving to Mosie (@mosiemusic) 🍊

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A talented vocalist/rapper pairs up with a talented musician producer to make music that’s fun and grounded all at once. Yes.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Mosie is singer/songwriter/producer Jesse LeVines & musician/producer Aidon Brody out of Boston, Massachusetts.

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This track racked up 500k+ streams and their debut album, Tangerine, dropped in March and is well worth your attention.

Orange dressed lady on Soul Train dancing to GeeJay (@geejaymusic) 👑🎀

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Vibrate indeed! Vibrate them pipes, damn. The jazz and soul is just bursting out of this duo.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Gina Jane, 24 and Jacob Lobo, 25 make up GeeJay, based in London, England.

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Word is these two still have other day jobs, but my gut say that won’t be for long.

Ballet birds (from illustrator Yi Pan) dancing to Bronze Whale (@bronzewhale) & Jet Horns (@JonVonLetscher) 🐦 🐤

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Glitchy, snappy summer vibes all over this one, a perfect backyard BBQ banger.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Bronze Whale is a production duo from Austin, Texas. Jet Horns (aka Jon Von Letscher) is a singer/songwriter/producer out of Austin, originally from Sweden I believe.

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Bronze Whale has dropped some massive remix efforts, and front ran today's track with the excellent, synth-y Patterns, collecting 300k Spotify followers along the way.

A Washington Wizards fan grooving to Omar Apollo (@_omlar) 💎💍

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Special artist here. Funky as f*ck, tons of soul and a biting grip on his guitar to edge it all out. So unique.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Omar Apollo is a singer/songwriter from Indiana.

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Word is he spent a long stretch releasing tunes on Soundcloud from his bedroom, racking up millions of streams until bloggers caught wind and blew him up. Check out all his stuff, it’s fantastic.

A dreaded dude sassy-dancing to AZEKEL (@Azekel) 🚸

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Serious funk and soul vibes on this one, with some gorgeously smooth chorus moments.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
AZEKEL is a soul/funk/R&B/pop artist born in Nigeria and based out of London, UK.

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Five years ago he got started strong with co-signs from his hero Prince, followed by tours with Gorillaz and Massive Attack, and numerous tracks with 200k+ streams.

Dancers in a Carlos Vivas music video dancing to SHY Martin 🎏

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SHY’s one of the most understated pop acts releasing tunes right now. This track’s rhythmic changes are fantastic.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
SHY Martin is a singer & supremely talented songwriter from Sweden.

🔥 CRED 🔥
She's the featured co-writer on The Ocean, Spotify's most-streamed song in 2017 (half a BILLION streams, also Grammy-nominated). She's written for the Chainsmokers, Kyga, Ellie Goulding and more.

A Spock impersonator dancing to Khamsin (@khamsinmusic) & MOONZz (@MOONZzmusic) 💘

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A bit off the same tree as yesterday’s tune, this banger from a France electronic superstar gives us an electro-laced pop gem that’s balanced just how I like it.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Khamsin is an electronic producer from somewhere in France. MOONZz is a singer and songwriter from Los Angeles.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Khamsin is well-known is a member of EDM super group Slow Hours, and MOONZz has been unstoppable lately. Both command millions of streams on everything they release lately.

Dude on a panel dancing to Cymba (@cymbaofficial) & Victoria Rojas (@torimrojas) 🌟✨

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Chicago double whammy, both supreme new talents. Future bass/chill trap backing with sweet, sweet vocals from Victoria.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Cymba is a production duo from Chicago, Illinois. Victoria is a singer songwriter and artist from Chicago as well.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Interestingly, it seems this crew collaborated over a year ago on The Forest, to 1M+ streams. Super vibey tune, as is pretty much everything from them.

An illustrated lady in a towel (by @G_VNCT) dancing to Heather Jayne (@HeatherC_H) 😌

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This track is a strong direction for this young singer, reminiscent of her influence Tove Lo. Self-empowerment vibes for the world.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Heather Jayne is a singer and songwriter from Berkshire, United Kingdom.

🔥 CRED 🔥
With about 50k streams so far and more music planned this year, this 19 year old semi-finalist from BBC’s The Voice is on her way!

A Dance Camp crew dancing to Chrome Sparks (@chromesparks) 🚧

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This is electronic music that’s multi-purpose. You can rock this at a party, or use it to chill out supremely. 

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Jeremy Malvin (aka Chrome Sparks) is an indie electronic producer from Brooklyn, New York.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Jeremy just dropped his debut self-titled album last month, with most tracks well into the 500k+ streams range.

Captain Obvious dancing to Lack of Afro (@lackofafromusic) 🐦

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Obsessed with this entire album, a timeless mix of soul, funk, hip-hop, disco, rock and everything in-between. Very reminiscent of Sly and the Family Stone, Jackson 5, with fantastic featured collaborators. 

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Adam Gibbons (aka Lack of Afro) is a producer, composer & multi-instrumentalist from London, England.

🔥 CRED 🔥
His sixth studio album Jack of All Trades just dropped, includes this single, and is sure to rack up millions of streams. I highly recommend it in its entirety. 

Charlie Chapin dancing to Brendan Bennett (@33brendan33) 🎩 👑

❤️ LOVE ❤️
This is serious flow coming out of Florida, reminds me of Chance The Rapper (who’s manager is apparently a big fan).

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Brendan Bennett is a rapper/songwriter from Naples, Florida. Nate Traveller is a rapper/singer from Bonita Springs, Florida (who’s popping up everywhere lately).

🔥 CRED 🔥
Last year his single I Told My Ex I Loved Her got the buzz rolling pretty hard, but he's still flying well under the radar.

A Houston Rockets fan dancing to Colin Magalong (@colinMags) 👯👯

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Damn, the production on this pop hit is extremely tight. Just bang on composition, even the strangled horn arrangement is perfect. Very JT or MJ vibe going on here.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Colin Magalong is a pop singer songwriter from San Francisco, now in Los Angeles. 

🔥 CRED 🔥
Just a few tracks so far from this inevitable star, still flying well under the radar – I’m actually really surprised he’s still in the 50k streams range for this level of pop music.

Two happy avocados dancing to Cautious Clay (@Cautiousclayton) ✌✊

❤️ LOVE ❤️
This is just a fantastic R&B track; beautiful lyrical composition, compelling percussive arrangements, it all just fits together perfectly.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Cautious Clay is an R&B singer songwriter from Brooklyn, New York.

🔥 CRED 🔥
This track's off of the Blood Type EP he dropped just a few months back. Yesterday he dropped French Riviera, the first listen we get from his upcoming Resonance EP, so check that out too.