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May 19, 2020

BENEE on James Blake, Yung Lean, and Meeting Elton John | Trending Topics

BENEE checks in from her home in New Zealand for the latest lockdown episode of Trending Topics. The 20-year-old artist has taken off this year with hundreds of millions of streams, led by her breakout track "Supalonely." In this episode we discuss the genius of James Blake, Yung Lean, an alternate reality where she’s taking an art class with David Bowie in Japan, and the inevitability of squishing snails.


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So many of today’s biggest interview shows and profiles with artists rehash the same basics: their influences, creative process, projects in the works, etc. Trending Topics is the show that gives artists a platform to talk about what’s happening right now. It’s a show that caters to an audience raised on social media, and it does so with a casual, fun, and extremely entertaining approach. Past guests include Billie Eilish, Wiz Khalifa, Ski Mask, The Slump God, Denzel Curry, SZA, and more. New episodes drop every Wednesday at 11a ET.