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New Music Friday: IV Jay, Bizzy Banks, Anna Clendening & more!

on September 4, 2020 - 4:20pm

It's New Music Friday!

Each week, we'll give you the rundown of the best new music, videos, and releases from Atlantic Records artists.

Here's what's in store for today!

IV JAY - 5th Element - Get It Now

Bizzy Banks - GMTO Vol. 1 (Get Money Take Over) - Get It Now

Anna Clendening - Sorry That I Do That -Get It Now

Birdy - Open Your Heart - Get It Now

Matt Maeson - We Were The Same - Get It Now

Kamauu ft. Adeline - Get It Now

Perto - I Miss You (feat. Banoffee) - Get It Now

MELVV - Restart - Get It Now

Zedd & Jasmine Thompson - Funny (Remixes) - Get It Now

Clean Bandit and Mabel -

KAMAUU Is The Quiet Warrior Making Otherworldly Music

on April 3, 2018 - 10:00am

A candid conversation with the Brooklyn based artist, KAMAUU, during his first trip to Kenya.

"Would you like some tea?" he offers as we sit at a hotel in Nairobi's plush Westlands district. After delivering an electrifying performance at Thrift Social on Saturday night, KAMAUU is surprisingly uneager to take part in any tourist activities while he's here.

"I'm still in transit, going from place to place. It's like a huge amount of processing that's happening right now. I'm not a tourist here, this is my house," he says.

It seems only right for him to begin his African experience in Kenya,


KAMAUU Talks Making Romantic & Omnipresent Music

on September 14, 2017 - 10:00am

KAMAUU Mbonisi Kwame Agyeman, KAMAUU for short, embodies the spirit of a storyteller. From his visually striking videos to his textured production and thought-provoking lyricism, the Washington, D.C.-bred, Brooklyn-based MC and singer has cultivated a unique and relevant perspective that’s woven into every measure of his music. In advance of his recent mixtape, TheKAMAUU-CASSETTE: ŭRTH GōLD, KAMAUU sat down with TIDAL to talk about the project and the intention behind the narratives he explores.

“All the songs are very bashful,” he admits, “but they also represent concepts, ideas and realities


Song and Story with KAMAUU

on March 16, 2017 - 10:00am

He wants people to see him through his music and lyrics.

So he hides his eyes when he performs.

KAMAUU is a singer/songwriter from Washington, D.C. Now living in Brooklyn, he's the focus in our latest episode of "Song and Story."

The Daily News is going behind the lyrics with a new video series, "Song and Story," that explores the craft of songwriting.

KAMAUU became interested in music at an early age and drew inspiration from his surrounding — from his mother's singing, to the music from around the world that his father would play.

He discusses his song, "LăVĭNDəR," which he performed with


N.Y.C. Artist KAMAUU Sings About Rock Bottom’s Silver Lining On “MINT”

on November 28, 2016 - 9:00am

It’s a duet with smooth-voiced Brooklyn singer Talibah Safiya.

New York-based rapper and singer KAMAU's music has an eccentric edge. He flirts with concepts that most would stray away from in music, like gibberish. The DC-born artist has previously worked with the likes of Lion Babe, and had his music featured on comedian Issa Rae's new HBO series, Insecure. Today, KAMAU is dropping a calming, soulful new song, "MINT," which includes the smooth singing of Brooklyn vocalist Talibah Safiya. The song is produced by Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club and features KAMAU and Safiya singing about the