EBONY Weekend Playlist: New Music from Shaboozey, Andra Day, Tink and More!

Welcome to the weekend! Join us for the newest EBONY Weekend Playlist, featuring the freshest releases from New Music Friday that are making waves across the board.

Whether you’re on the road or deep in conversation, these tracks will set the tone for an unforgettable weekend. As we kick off a new month, be sure to tune in and soak up these vibes. Let’s make this weekend one for the books!

Shaboozey continues to make waves in country music and pop culture with the release of his new single, following his features on two tracks from Cowboy Carter, “Spaghetti” and “Sweet Honey Buckiin.” He has amassed over 12 million monthly listeners on Spotify, solidifying his status as a rising star in the industry. Andra Day’s release of her new single just a month before her highly anticipated sophomore album adds to the anticipation, offering fans a taste of what’s to come from the acclaimed artist.

Tink’s release of her new single following her announcement of the fifth installment of her mixtape series, Winter’s Diary 5, set to be released soon, as she prepares to hit the road with Jhene Aiko on tour in June, promises fans a double dose of musical excitement to look forward to.

Chris Brown, 11:11 Deluxe

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Chris Brown’s deluxe version of his “11:11” album, featuring 13 new tracks and collaborations with artists like Mario, Bryson Tiller, Davido, and more, was released five months after the initial album release. This offering offers fans an expanded and star-studded musical experience.

Shaboozey, “A Bar Song (Tipsy)

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Shaboozey sets the party scene with his latest single, “A Bar Song (Tipsy).” The song delves into themes of liberation from the routine 9-5 grind, just in time for the release of his highly anticipated album, Where I’ve Been, isn’t Where I’m Going, slated to drop on May 31st. The album promises fans a journey of reflection and growth.

Tink, “Charged Up”

Tink’s release of the visuals for her single “Charged Up,” marking her first release of the year, coincides with anticipation for the upcoming fifth installment of Winter’s Diary, over a decade after she dropped the first installment, promising fans a nostalgic yet fresh musical journey.

Andra Day, “Chasing

Andra Day
Andra Day. Image: Myriam Santos

Andra Day’s release of her single “Chasing” just a month before the drop of her sophomore album “Cassandra (Cherith),” named after her birth name, builds anticipation for the upcoming release, offering fans a glimpse into the soulful journey ahead.

Yung Bleu Feat. Lil Wayne, “Confirmation Remix

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Yung Bleu teams up with Lil Wayne for the remix of his single “Confirmation.” Wayne’s Nola bars and Yung Bleu’s signature melodic vibes add a new dimension to the track, creating a captivating fusion of styles that elevates the song to new heights.

BeBe Winans Feat. Gerald Albright, “Father In Heaven (Right Now)

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Bebe Winans’ latest single is a heartfelt testimony where he reflects on the myriad ways he has experienced and felt the guiding hand of God throughout his life’s journey.

Kalan.FrFr, “Everybody

Kalan FrFr
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Kalan.FrFr’s latest single is another testament to his ability to elevate West Coast melodic hip-hop onto the main stage.

Dreezy Feat. KenTheMan, Lakeyah, BIA, “B*tch Duh Remix

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Dreezy takes her hit single “B*tch Duh” to new heights with a fiery remix featuring KenTheMan, BIA, and Lakeyah, adding layers of energy and attitude to the already explosive track.

Key Glock & Young Dolph, “Let’s Go Remix” 

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Key Glock amplifies the impact of his viral anthem “Let’s Go” with a powerful remix that includes a verse from his late cousin and mentor, Young Dolph, honoring his legacy while keeping the momentum of the track alive.

ScarLip Feat Zeddy Will, “Have You Seen My Boyfriend?” 

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ScapLip capitalizes on the viral success of her TikTok clip by releasing her new song, which has sparked an upbeat dance trend on the platform, captivating audiences with its infectious rhythm and groove.

Future & Metro Boomin, We Still Don’t Trust You

Future-Metro Boomin
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The deluxe edition of Future and Metro Boomin’s album “We Don’t Trust You” adds a new layer of intrigue. It reinforces their message by emphatically stating that they still don’t trust you, creating a compelling narrative around their music.

Maiya The Don, “Mean It” 

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Maiya The Don makes a statement with her latest track, showcasing her rap skills over the Bankroll Got It produced beat, solidifying her position as a rising talent in the hip-hop scene.

Dram, DRAM&B

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Dram makes a bold return with his new album, reclaiming his signature R&B vibe and delivering an album that resonates with soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics.

NLE Choppa, “Slut Me Out 2”

NLE Choppa captivates fans with the release of the visuals to his recent viral hit, offering a visually stunning accompaniment that enhances the song’s impact and continues the conversation around the record

Jean Deaux, nowhere, fast

Jean Deaux. Image: Jamie-Lee B.

Emerging singer Jean Deaux from Chicago captivates listeners with her new EP, which explores the poignant transition into one’s late twenties. She captures the essence of each moment with heartfelt sincerity and introspection.

Updated: April 12, 2024 — 12:02 pm