Melbourne based artist Woodes has become a Kings favorite. Woodes aka Elle Graham kicked off in 2015 with a string of successful single releases. The track Flash Mob was one of the most played songs in 2015 across triple j unearthed radio. In 2016 the follow up single ‘Daggers & Knives‘ clocked over 300,000 total plays. Check out her latest single ‘Origami‘ which is off her new ‘Golden Hour‘. Additionally, Woodes is set to perform Splendour in the Grass in July alongside Lorde, Kendrick Lamar & Vampire Weekend.
West London artist Ay Em comes out swinging with track and music video Come To Me. The video has garnered 300k within weeks of the release. Really good for a new artist. The half-Egyptian, half-Moroccan, west London born rapper has been making noise in the UK, peaking at #18 on the Spotify UK Viral Charts and clocking over 7M views. He has upcoming collaborations with M Huncho, and Nyge.
Check out the up and coming artist Tailor releases What If. The Birmingham artist is fresh off the scene and is quickly building fanfare with his vocal productions. Just within the last year, he has written with the likes of MØ, TALA, Huntar, FTSE, and Peking Duk. The latest single follows a double A sided record, ‘Disillusioned/Blame’.
Up and coming indie act Yoke Lore releases the new track Fake You. You can hear hints of Peter Gabriel and Gotye. The wizard behind Yoke Lore is Adrian Galvin who hails from Brooklyn. Galvin notes, “The opening track, ‘Fake You’, is about the difficulty of realizing your perception of someone doesn’t necessarily match who they really are.” Moreover, he has nearly 40 performances lined up that began in April and goes through May which treks through the East Coast, West Coast, Midwest, and Canada.
Singer songwriter Maiya released her new single ‘No Stopping Me Now‘. The latest hip hop infused pop track follows her debut single Sidelines which premiered on Kings of A&R. Sidelines quickly clocked 100k+ streams on Spotify and won radio support from KDLW (106.3) Albuquerque, New Mexico. The latest single is more chill, but still delivers the knockout chorus. Maiya notes, “The world can be so negative. We need to get back to the good times. I wanted to write a feel good anthem and I believe I achieved that.”