Jorja Smith, “Beautiful Little Fools”
Released to mark International Women’s Day, Smith plays three different characters, a high-class bar patron, a waitress, and lounge singer–all seemingly and equally unimpressed with the lives they each lead. The track’s title was inspired by a passage from The Great Gatsby in which a character encourages her daughter to be the titular phrase; a phrase Jorja took issue with. So, with this, she laments the restrictions that society and established social constructs place upon women.
THEY., “What You Want”
The Hyenas are loose! Following up last night’s sold-out kick-off to their headlining tour in Seattle, THEY., released the second visuals from their debut album Nu Religion: Hyena. If you’re anywhere close to being a cartoon fanatic, you’ll instantly get the Hanna-Barbera visual references. “We wanted to do a video that has a funhouse vibe to it…glad we were able to recreate those signature doorway scenes with some dope video trick,” said Drew and Dante. Reminiscent of a classic Scooby-Doo episode with the gang running down halls and in and out of doors, this video is a definite visual success. (Directed by Psycho Films)
Steve Aoki, “Just Hold On” feat. Louis Tomlinson
Following a love-at-first-sight romance, a man and woman meet at a bus stop, run the city streets together, and kiss on a rooftop before they’re entranced by a glowing door that transports them to Las Vegas where they hit, naturally, a casino, Steve Aoki concert, and wedding chapel. See if they go through with it.