The Best New Music This Week: KAYTRAMINÉ, Summer Walker, Bad Bunny, And More

Complex's best new music this week includes songs from KAYTRANADA, Aminé, Summer Walker, Childish Gambino, Bad Bunny, and more.

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Best new music is back with exciting new releases. This week KAYTRANADA and Aminé dropped their collaborative project, KAYTRAMINÉ, featuring the standout track, "Who He Iz." Summer Walker also dropped an EP for the girls. CLEAR 2: SOFT LIFE features "New Type," in collaboration with Childish Gambino. This week's list also includes song from Bad Bunny, Anderson .Paak, and more. Check out the best new music this week below. And follow our playlist on Spotify here

KAYTRANADA & Aminé, “Who He Iz”

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KAYTRANADA and Aminé have finally dropped their new project, KAYTRAMINÉ, and it is just as good as you would expect. The 11-track project is full of bangers, but the standout of the moment is the album’s opener, “Who He Iz.” The track sets the tone with a sample of Diddy before breaking into a feel-good beat with a booming bass. The song also includes an interpolation of Diddy’s 1999 collaboration “Real Niggas” with Lil Kim and The Notorious B.I.G. But it doesn’t sound like a hit from several decades ago. Instead, it sounds very fresh and futuristic. “Who He Iz” will definitely get love in the functions this summer. 

Summer Walker f/ Childish Gambino, “New Type”

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Summer Walker and Childish and Gambino is a duo no one saw coming. “New Type” is a slick record that finds Summer Walker sliding over neo-soul production (co-produced by Jay Versace, Larry Lambert, Remey Williams, STOX, and Jah Whittingham) as she flicks off the fuckboys trying to shoot their shot. Walker also channels Erykah Badu, singing, “Have your stuff out on the street, won't you go and call Tyrone-rone?” Childish Gambino then delivers his verse in response to Summer’s with deep and husky vocals. “I know I'm ugly but I'm interesting, you know I'm flirtin' with ya/You want the perfect picture, no filter, simple livin'/Simpin', always listen, guilt him so there's no suspicion,” he spits. “New Type” appears on Summer Walker’s new EP, CLEAR 2: SOFT LIFE

Bad Bunny, “Where She Goes”

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Despite the title, Bad Bunny’s latest single “Where She Goes,” is not an English-language record. On the track, Bad Bunny kicks off with a slow-burning intro, crooning over hazy production. As his vocals build, the beat transitions to an energetic and booming flow. Bad Bunny then effortlessly floats over the danceable, Jersey Club-inspired beat as he sings about an intimate interaction he had with a sexy woman. “Baby, dime la verdad/Si te olvidaste de mí/Yo sé que fue una noche na' má'/Que no se vuelve a repetir,” he sings. 

Post Malone, “Mourning”

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Post Malone is back with “Mourning,” a somber record that finds Posty sing over  guitar strings. On the track, Post sings about not wanting to sober up. “The sun is killin’ my buzz, that’s why they call it ‘mourning’/Thought I was strong enough/Threw my bottle at the sky, said, ‘God, that’s a warning’/Dont’ wanna sober up/Try to keep it inside but I just wanna pour it,” he sings. “Mourning” is the latest single from Post Malone’s forthcoming album, Austin, and follows the release of “Chemical.” 

Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge (NxWorries), “Daydreaming”

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Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge have teamed up once again. Under the collaborative name, NxWorries, they dropped “Daydreaming,” a magical and west coast-sounding anthem. On the track, Anderson .Paak sings over hazy instrumentals. “Girl, you're so fine, shinin' like a diamond ring/Look me in the eyes and tell me you would diе for me,” .Paak sings. “Daydreaming” has such a majestic and old-school feel, which can primarily be attributed to Knxwledge’s smooth production and .Paak’s laid-back vocals. 

Cherdericka, “Hold Me Down”

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Singer Cherdericka is widely known for her songwriter credits on Beyoncé's “All Up In Your Mind” and “Thique” off the Renaissance album, but she is also an artist and performer in her own right. “Hold Me Down” is a sultry and seductive song worth a listen. Cherdericka flexes her vocal versatility on the track as she sings over an experimental and electronic beat. There’s something so dark and hypnotizing about the record that listeners can’t help but get lost in it. With "Hold Me Down," Cherdericka positions herself as an artist to watch.

Joe Trufant & 24hrs, “Crying for the Last Time”

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“Crying for the Last Time” is an emotionally-rich song that unites Joe Trufant with 24hrs. On the track, Joe Trufant kicks off the first verse by singing about pouring into a relationship that has seen its ups and downs. “She know me I show up/Gave you nothing but love/Poured out heart and soul/You might have to grow up/You know me I show up,” Trufant sings. 24hrs then swoops in with a smooth verse, singing, “I can be the shoulder you can lean on/We can make a movie tarantino.” Joe Trufant and 24hrs are the duo you didn’t know you needed. 

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