作風大膽辛辣的美國饒舌歌手 Cardi B 在疫情期間宅家度過一段親子天倫時光後，近日推出 2020 年的第一支單曲〈WAP〉(Wet-Ass Pussy) ，是繼 2019 年〈Press〉之後又一驚世力作。這首歌不但是她第一次與新生代女力饒舌歌手 Megan Thee Stallion 合作，也預告了眾所期待的第二張錄音室專輯。〈WAP〉整首歌大膽描述性事細節，瀰漫著女性賦權與性解放的氛圍。音樂方面則是以強烈的貝斯重低音 Trap 節奏，搭配上一段經典歌詞取樣 (Whores in This House)，相當洗腦。
來自佛羅里達的 24 歲饒舌歌手 Ski Mask the Slump God，上週以〈Burn The Hoods〉這首歌回歸並引起樂壇注目。這是一首反川普的歌曲，不但對美國警察的野蠻行為和種族關係現狀進行了批判，在 MV 中頭戴寶可夢帽子的他，還上演了暴打種族主義 3K 黨 (Ku Klux Klan) 、以及焚燒代表旗幟的戲碼。在接受潮流平台 Complex 採訪的時候，Ski Mask 表示他原本想要將歌名取為「去X的川普」〈F-ck Donald Trump〉，但擔心總統會弄他所以作罷。
人紅是非多，連過世了都還風波不斷！還記得流行龐克樂團 Yellowcard 先前控告 Juice WRLD 的歌曲侵權他們 2006 年的作品〈Holly Wood Died〉嗎？那件案子自 2019 年 10 月以來，因種種波折被暫停了三次。 根據紐約時報報導， Juice WRLD 的母親成為他過世後的遺產負責人之後，本月初 Yellowcard 原本恢復了這樁索賠 1500 萬美元的訴訟，不過本週一又自願撤回。 樂團的王牌律師 Richard S. Busch 發表聲明說：「我的當事人不僅對 Juice WRLD 的逝世深感同情，同時也需要時間去決定是否他們真的想要繼續向他悲痛欲絕的母親 (也是遺產繼承人) 打這場官司。」
Canadian rap singer Drake has released the singles "When To Say When" and "Chicago Freestyle". The double MV composed by the two songs is directed by Theo Skudra. <When To Say When> reviews Drake ’s decades in the music scene, commenting on the harvest and future expectations. In <Chicago Freestyle>, Drake reflects on his repeated fall into the wrong loop in love, with a faint sense of loneliness at night. The themes of the two songs are not the same, but both are "recalling the past life" in a slightly melancholy mood.
Last time Sam Smith sang the loneliness of "I don't want to be alone" in "To Die For", this time he used "I'm Ready" to announce aloud "I am ready to love!" On this April 16 Among the released MVs, in addition to finding the good Maki Demi Lovato chorus, he also created a Rainbow Olympics, overcoming challenges and embracing love with many brightly dressed performers, the whole song is full of inspiration, and makes the LGBTQ world new Added a super-powerful rainbow national anthem.
"This long road, no one lends a helping hand." Mariah Carey's Divine Comedy "Hero" by "Flower Butterfly" was heavily listened to by netizens during home isolation, and the lyrics in it are particularly in line with the current world situation. In order to welcome Easter, which is very important to Westerners, Mariah Carey recorded a <Hero> at home to pay tribute to the anti-epidemic heroes during the New Crown Virus pandemic.
Rich Brian released a new single "Bali" on April 10, inspired by the tropical tourist attraction "Bali" in his hometown of Indonesia. This song combines reggae and hip-hop music to create an island resort atmosphere. Rich Brian invited rap singer Guapdad 4000 to work together, and praised him for "taking notes" to listen to opinions, very seriously. Since his second album "The Sailor" topped Billboard's Best R & B / Hip-Hop charts in the top 40, Rich Brian used "Bali" to record how a 20-year-old young man was flexible during home isolation The process of using time to "home record" songs. In addition to recording songs, he also studied arranger software, cut his own hair, and made videos, which is a good example for young people who go out and walk.