Because so much music is created, it is not possible for anyone to keep track of all the songs. So if you’re planning to listen to some of the most recently released hits or consume an artistic piece of music that hasn’t matched the radar, Varun Krishan’s weekly column covers you.
What the world hears
Butter by BTS
“Butter” is the second English single from the South Korean band BTS. The song has all the features of a summer anthem. The track is fun and the rap intersects. In part Jin and Jimin sing, “Oh when I look in the mirror / I’ll melt your heart twice / I’ll get that super shine.” The track is uplifting, and the beat does justice to the mood created by the artists. “Butter” has topped the Billboard charts and is still ranked 2nd on YouTube two weeks after its release. You should definitely listen to this.
pride. yes. . J. Cole feat. To the baby
“Pride. yes. . the devil ”is part of J Cole’s latest album The Off-Season. In the song, J. Cole talks about one of the seven deadly sins. The track sets the mood with a cheerful hook and an equally illuminated voice. In part, the artist sings, “Pride has been the reason for the family dichotomy / Uncle has got it and some aunts are too proud to apologize.” J Cole’s verse is perfectly expressed, and all the words he rapes seem to come straight from the heart. The hook is one of the best parts of the song. It is soothing and appealing to its melancholy core. After hearing it I often found it with the hook of the track. I would recommend watching The Off-Season album in its entirety. The record is a masterpiece.
Bantai Ki Public by Emiway (Prod By Meme Machine)
“Bantai Ki Public” is an ode to Emiway’s followers. While the verses talk about Emiway’s career and position in the industry, the hook is in favor of his fans who refer to Emiway as “Bantai ki Public”. The hook is vibrant, and Emiway supplies it with absolute accuracy. Emiway gives the first verse in Hindi and the second verse in English. You can listen to this song this week.
What I’m hearing
“Gnat” is part of Eminem’s 2020 Music to Be Murdered By: B Side album. Eminem touches on a number of issues on the track, including issues with COVID-19 and Machine Gun Kelly. The song has put together metaphors and puns very well by Eminem standards. It has a great pace that matches Eminem’s delivery. Eminem uses a neutral tone but leaves some crazy references and metaphors. He compares his lyrical ability to the global pandemic caused by Covid-19. In part, the artist uses the phrase ‘right off the bat’, which is a genius use of word games. First, ‘right off the bat’ is the way a process is used to indicate how fast. In another sense, it also “suddenly” refers to the origin of Covid-19. Eminem begins the song by rapping the song with its dominance in the rap game. In one of the best parts of the track, Eminem sings, “Don’t you say what Trump (Nah) / microphones can say, a pencil can die.” The line suggests how no one can tell him anything to “surpass” his musical skills. The line is clear in the use of puns, as Eminem also mentions U.S. President Donald Trump.
Eminem has also brought the name of Mike Pence, the 48th U.S. vice president, and talks about the pen and paper being the chosen weapon. “Gnat” has great vocals, delivery, punchlines and wordplay. The song is perfect for anyone trying to get it right and should definitely be on your playlist.
What the world needs to hear
Hello from Lionel Richie
“Hello” is pure magic. She has soothing voices and a heavenly heartbeat that will surely give you feelings. The track was released in 1984 and reached number one on Billboard’s three music charts. These include a pop chart, an R&B chart, and a contemporary adult chart
The lyrics of the track are simple but very remarkable and the delivery is out of this world as the song is made up of music that takes it to the next level. The artist has sinned: “I’ve been alone with you in my head. I’ve kissed you on your lips a thousand times in my dreams / sometimes I see you walk through my door.” The posting is so special that every time I hear the track, I give it a goose. In part, the artist sings, “Hello, I just need to let you know / I ask you where you are / And I ask you what you do / Are you feeling lonely somewhere / or does someone love you? / Tell me how to win your heart / Because I don’t clues / But start saying / I love you “.
“Hello” is a timeless classic.