We haven’t done an Artist Insight for a minute, but it’s back and this is a good one. Our latest upcoming R&B maestro to be featured is Gallant, the 21 year-old crooner who is starting to gain considerable, deserved attention for a slew of tracks he’s released over the last year or so and his upcoming Zebra EP. Read on!
The big one. The year has almost come to an end so it’s time to look back at the top album releases. 2013 has been a good year for hip-hop fans, with all the heavyweights dropping studio albums including Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye, Drake and more. We were also treated to a number of dope R&B albums from industry vets and upcoming artists but which LPs made the shortlist? Keep reading to find out Eclectic Relaxation’s best albums of the year.
Alternative R&B has become more and more popular over the last few years, with loads of artists having a spin at replicating what has made people like The Weeknd so successful. Few have managed to pull it off in an original and unique way but LA-hailing Johnny Rain seems to have the formula. The talented singer/songwriter/producer has been gradually garnering critical acclaim and tons of fans with a string of high quality projects and only at 19 years of age.
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After getting to hear the joint collaboration between Abel, Diplo and Sia, we now get the solo offering by The Weeknd for the soundtrack to the upcoming Hunger Games movie. Listen to the Rick Rubin-produced Devil May Cry below.
Secrets is the first single by currently unknown artist Jr. Hi, and it doesn’t get much bigger than having The Weeknd feature on your debut. Check out the track from this mysterious artist below, and make sure you get the free download!
A day after the release of his album Kiss Land,The Weeknd hasn’t wasted any time as he drops the visual accompaniment to the Drake-featuring Live For via his YouTube page. Watch the music video now below.