Jessie Reyez Keeps it Bittersweet with ‘Cotton Candy’

Jessie Reyez Cotton Candy New Single

Rising singer Jessie Reyez is keeping things moving with the release of her latest single “Cotton Candy.”

On the somber tune, Reyez expresses her mixed feelings when she’s left in limbo by a lover. “Still waiting for your call / Aren’t you the one that’s supposed to pick me up when I fall / Nothing’s easy in this world / Baby, believe me I just hope you see it when you see me,” she sings.

In an Instagram post, Reyez detailed the inspiration behind the song’s title:

“Trying to brace myself for your call” new song is out. This one was made in my living room a year ago – the same heart break as “Figures”. The tears tasted the same. Me, a mic, a laptop, loss of appetite and rivers running down my face. Nothing sweet about it, so I figured it needed balance. That’s why this one is called “Cotton Candy” To anyone that’s been to my live show – this is the electric guitar song with black beauty.”

Jessie Reyez has had quite an interesting year, kicking off with her Kiddo EP, which cam out in April. The five song project garnered buzz from its heart wrenching single “Figures,” which has near 25 million plays on Spotify. Reyez then landed a a spot on the Nissan stage at the BET Awards in July. Reyes will be joining PartyNextDoor on “The Infinity Tour,” which begins in Dublin, Ireland in February.

Listen to “Cotton Candy” below.

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Khalid Shares New Song ‘OTW’ Featuring 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign

Khalid teams up with his R&B colleagues 6LACK and Ty Dolla $ign for his new single titled “OTW.” On the slow banger — produced by Nineteen85, Idan Kalai and Brian Alexander Morgan — the R&B gents sing about how they will always be there for their love interest.

“Put it in drive, I’ll be outside, I’ll be on the way / I’ll be on the way / You can meet me in five, I’ll be all night, I’ll be all day,” Khalid sings on the chorus.

Dolla $ign adds, “Come with me on this mission (ooh yeah, ooh yeah) / Riding down the coast (ooh yeah).”

6LACK comes in on the third verse. “You tryna make a move / Tonight I got the time, tell me what you wanna do,” he sings.

“OTW” follows Khalid’s duet with Normani, “Love Lies,” which has over 171 million streams on Spotify. It is also his first solo single since 2017’s “Young Dumb & Broke” from his debut album, American Teen.

Listen to “OTW” below.

Traci, Toni, Towanda and Trina Braxton Unite on New Song ‘Broken Things’

Traci Braxton enlists her sisters Toni Braxton, Towanda Braxton and Trina Braxton for her new song titled “Broken Things.”

On the heartfelt tune, which was originally teased on Braxton Family Values in 2016, the sisters sing about putting their pride aside to end the “cold war” that’s going on between them. “Who can fix these broken things? / Who can put us back together now that we’re undone?” they sing.

Last month, Toni released her first album in eight years, Sex & Cigarettes, which included her hit single “Long As I Live.” Meanwhile, Traci is gearing up to release her sophomore album later this year, which will feature “Broken Things.” The album will follow her 2014 project Crash and Burn. 

Listen to “Broken Things” below.

Stream Mýa’s’ New Album ‘T.K.O. (The Knock Out)’

Just one-day shy of her self-titled debut album’s 20th anniversary, Mýa releases her eighth album T.K.O (The Knock Out).

The album includes 12 tracks with guest appearances from rappers and musicians GoldLink, AGuyNamedCliff and MyGuyMars. Mýa T.K.O. also includes her previously released tracks “Damage,” “Ready for Whatever,” “Ready, Pt. II” and “You Got Me.”

T.K.O (The Knock Out) will follow Mya’s 2016 album, Smoove Jones, which was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 59th Grammy Awards.

Tomorrow (April 21) marks the 20th anniversary of Mya’s self-titled debut album. The platinum-selling LP featured two top 10 singles: “Movin’ On” featuring Silkk The Shocker and “It’s All About Me” featuring Sisqo.

Stream T.K.O (The Knock Out) below.

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