Two girls in a Golden Ponyboy (@YungHorseBoy) music video dancing to Bakar (@yeaabk) 💼

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Bakar is a fresh addition to the indie rock/rap scene, and he’s blurring the lines in the way Kid Cudi did.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Bakar is a singer/rapper from London, England.

🔥 CRED 🔥
With a couple hundred thousand streams and a ton of love from music bloggers, Bakar is definitely on the verge of hitting mainstream. 

Nancy Sinatra in These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ dancing to Henry Green (@henrygreenmusic) 💞

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This track is just beautiful. Green’s harmonized vocals are otherworldly, backed by a luscious electronic backdrop.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Henry Green is singer and producer from Bristol, England.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Last year Green dropped a cover of MGMT's Electric Feel, and racked up 7M+ listens for it. He's since been building a sizable following for his lo-fi, folkish electronic sound.

A sexy 3D chicken dancing to THANKS (@THANKSmusik) 💥

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Perfect weekend song. A vibey af dance rock disco-ish jam-tastic banger that will ruin your Friday productivity and have you at happy hour like… now. 

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
THANKS is Anders Bønløkke and Anders SG Nielsen from Denmark.

🔥 CRED 🔥
As former members of Alphabeat, a famous Danish pop band, these guys take that cred into the dance clubs with a couple hundred thousand streams on most of their recent tracks. 

The two best ‘Charlie Brown Xmas Special’ dancers grooving to OYLS (@oylsband) 🐩

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These guys have hit that sweet spot for groovy, airy electro-pop dance music that so many try and fail at.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
OYLS is vocalist Michael Lipp & producer David Kirshenbaum from Los Angeles, California.

🔥 CRED 🔥
The first track they dropped, Maps, hit 1.5M Spotify listens, but the other three tracks have seen much less attention. 

The Crazy Ex Girlfriend crew dancing to Royal & the Serpent 😡

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This is some raw, raspy blues-inspired vocal excellence on top of an undeniable set of beats.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Royal & the Serpent is singer songwriter Ryan Santiago from Los Angeles, California.

🔥 CRED 🔥
She just dropped this, her first track, in September to 150k streams on Spotify, but otherwise she’s still flying low.

Scott Rogowsky (@ScottRogowsky) grooving to Weslee (@weareweslee) 😜

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Disciplined glitchy beats perfectly matched to this female lead singer’s raspy vocals make for a bunch of magic I can’t get enough of lately.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Weslee is a R&B/soul duo in the United Kingdom.

🔥 CRED 🔥
When Gassed dropped on FX's Your The Worst it was immediately Shazzamed 15k times, and the duo followed that track with nothing but fire since they went viral.

Spiderman & Deadpool dancing to Michael Blume (@mblumemusic) 👅

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Completely unapologetic and genre-bending, Blume is one of those rare message-driven artists that says some really real shit in incredibly beautiful, fun ways.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Michael Blume is a singer/rapper/producer in New York City.

🔥 CRED 🔥
His body of work is extremely well-rounded and well-received, with a huge 2017 under his belt and an even bigger one planned for 2018. Listen to literally all of his songs.

Iziqhaza grooving to Thutmose (@badboythut) 👓

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I'm loving everything Thutmose touches right now, but this banger is straight up party in a bottle.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Thutmose is a rapper born in Nigeria, now based in Brooklyn, NY.

🔥 CRED 🔥
After his freestyle of Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" blew up, he's exploded onto the scene. Also check his collab with NoMBe, Summer's Gone.

Dan Aykroyd & Jamie Lee Curtis in My Girl slow dancing to Chasing Lovely (@chasinglovely) 😍

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Ugh, this song is so perfect. Timeless, tender, perfectly harmonized. A slow dance song about slow dancing. Goose bumps.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Chasing Lovely (Chloe & Taylor Turner) is a folk-pop sister duo in Atlanta, Georgia.

🔥 CRED 🔥
These two are criminally under-appreciated in my opinion, if for nothing else than this perfect song. When they break out, you heard it here first.

A lady in an artpop dress & white heels while holding a beer dancing in the streets to Charlotte Lawrence (@charlottelawr) 💎

❤️ LOVE ❤️
The popcorn beats at the turn on this track are savage. Stellar production behind a new artist that perfectly swerves all over the lines between sweet and edgy.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Charlotte Lawrence is a singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, California.

🔥 CRED 🔥
A true native to social, her impromptu performances on Instagram/Snapchat have fueled a massive following and more than 10 million listens on Spotify.

A Pastelae alien twerking to BRÍET 👽 💃

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This is a newcomer from Iceland that doesn’t fit the typical Icelandic pop mold, which is both refreshing and exciting. Love the mix of R&B and electro-pop here – so juicy.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
BRÍET is a singer from Reykyavik, Iceland.

🔥 CRED 🔥
She’s a newcomer, with just a few super-solid bloggers catching wind of this release 10 days ago (which is how I found out about it).

Cōfresi drumming and dancing to Cōfresi (@cofresimusic) 💫

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Watch the live performance of this perfect reimagination of The Chordettes’ 1950’s classic Mr. Sandman to fully appreciate how wonderful it is.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Cōfresi is a drummer and producer from my hometown of Chicago, Illinois.

🔥 CRED 🔥
His blend of production and percussion skills are earning Cōfresi a lot of recognition for the resulting energetic live shows he’s putting on. I for one would love to see one.

John C Reilly (as Lisping Man in The Lobster) awkwardly dancing to No Mono (@yesnomono) 🐙

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Today we’ve got a slow, slow burner that showcases stunning vocals above sparse, minimal electronica that ends up feeling like a dreamy sleepwalk into the ocean.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
No Mono is collaboration between Tom Snowdon of Lowlakes and Tom Iansek of #1 Dads and Big Scary, both legends from Melbourne, Australia.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Each artist brings their own star power to the understated collaboration, but it’s still pretty under the radar. Also check out Butterflies.

Two bears in San Francisco grooving to Jessie Reyez (@jessiereyez) 💃🏼

❤️ LOVE ❤️
She slays. She exploded without even signing with a label. You can hear the determination in her voice; this girl is going to be a star and anyone in her way be damned.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Jessie Reyez is a singer/rapper/songwriter from Toronto, Canada.

🔥 CRED 🔥
It’s crazy how strong Jessie’s first batch of tracks is, and she deserves the millions of listens she’s garnered on all platforms. Zane Lowe helped her along with a fantastic feature on Beats One.

Plaid shirt party dancing to Abhi The Nomad (@abhi_thenomad) 🔥 ☀️ 🔥

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Next level shit here. This song’s my fave, but make sure you sample his small sample of tracks bc it’s so worth hearing. He’s going to be huge.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Abhi The Nomad is an Indian hip-hop/indie/acoustic artist from I have no idea where.

🔥 CRED 🔥
Abhi is becoming well known (couple million listens on Souncloud & Spotify). His album drops in like ten days, at which point it’s very likely he’ll be extremely well known.

A group of men clapping to Baker Grace (@bakergracemusic) 👽

❤️ LOVE ❤️
When I was 16yrs old I was trying to be cool. Not writing savage acoustic pop songs like this badass.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Baker Grace is a 16 year old songstress from New Jersey (where I was born, unimportantly).

🔥 CRED 🔥
With ~200k Spotify listens & some real blogger buzz after just one song release, gut says she’s about to blow up.

A chubby little stud dancing to Emma Jensen (@emmajensn) 💋

❤️ LOVE ❤️
Minimalist electro-pop is my jam, and Emma strips this down to the bare bones, leaving just the good stuff.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Emma Jensen is a songstress and producer from Norway.

🔥 CRED 🔥
With more than 7m listens this track’s no secret. Make sure to check out her more recent track, Make You Mine.

The quintessential Golden State Warriors fan 😂 dancing to Ficci (@ficciofficial) 😂

❤️ LOVE ❤️
The discipline here is incredible. Make sure you wait for 44 seconds in when it all drops with a beat that reminds me of Jamaican bucket players that hang out at the steps of Net York subway stations.

🤘🏼 WHO & WHERE 🤘🏼
Ficci is a producer from Birmingham, England.

🔥 CRED 🔥
As a solo artist Ficci’s work is still pretty behind the scenes, primarily opting to play the collaborator/producer role. Hope that changes, cuz his original stuff is dope.