In January’s final week, our favorite artists are going out with a bang. Megan Thee Stallion returns with her latest clap back anthem, while FLETCHER has released her latest vulnerable single along with the announcement of her sophomore album. Judith Hill is also beginning a new era with a single release accompanied by an album announcement, and UK soul duo Blue Lab Beats are back with their latest single in an exciting collaboration. Check out all these and more and add them to your January playlist before the month ends!
Megan Thee Stallion, “HISS”
Acclaimed rapper Megan Thee Stallion made headlines with her surprise SNL musical appearance last week, and now the Houston native is back with her latest single “HISS.” Two months after ushering in a new era with “Cobra,” Megan’s first solo release of 2024 doubles down on her unapologetic energy as she addresses her haters and isn’t afraid to diss them directly.
FLETCHER, “Lead Me On”
FLETCHER is back with her latest raw, boundary-pushing single “Lead Me On,” along with an accompanying striking video directed by Alexandre Moors (Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé). The single’s release comes with her forthcoming sophomore album In Search Of The Antidote’s announcement, due March 22. The full-length project will follow her successful debut LP Girl Of My Dreams.
Judith Hill, “Flame”
Grammy-winner Judith Hill is back with “Flame,” the latest single from her just-announced forthcoming album Letters From A Black Widow, out April 19. “Flame” showcases Hill’s vocal prowess as well as her songwriting chops – the track delves into powerful themes of resilience and self-discovery.
Blue Lab Beats, “Wait A While”
Grammy-winning UK duo Blue Lab Beats are starting the new year with a bang – their latest single “Wait A While” features rising neo-soul artists Amber Navran and Farah Audhali and successfully manages to simultaneously evoke both contemporary and ‘90s UK soul. The single will appear on the duo’s fourth studio album Blue Eclipse out in April.