A roundup of all the major releases that blew up the internet this week, February 1-9

A roundup of all the major releases that blew up the internet this week, February 1-9

February witnessed many music releases that left a big mark on the industry. From long-awaited albums to surprise singles, these past nine days have been ablaze with creative projects.

Weekly Music Radar will highlight 10 of the most unique albums and singles recently dropped by musicians in genres like Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop and more, including the highly anticipated Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign. Vulture 1 to records like Song of Salvation, which is the lead single from the curated soundtrack for the upcoming Bob Marley biopic.

Here is a list of records that entered the Weekly Music Radar’s top picks as of February 1, 2024:


1. Vulture 1 (Kanye West and Ty Dolla $ign) – Hip/Hop Album Release

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List of songs for Vulture 1 includes the following songs:

  • stardom
  • Keys to My Life (Feat. India Love)
  • Paid
  • Talking (Feat. North West)
  • Come Back To Me (Feat. Freddie Gibbs & Quavo)
  • Hoodrat
  • Do It (Feat. Nipsey Hustle and YG)
  • Paperwork (Feat. Quavo)
  • grill
  • Fuck Summon (Feat. Playboy Books and Travis Scott)
  • Vultures (Feat. Bump J and Lil Durk)
  • Carnival (Feat. Playboi Carti and Rich The Kid)
  • Apologize (Feat. Chris Brown)
  • Okay (Don’t Die)
  • PROBLEM
  • King

2. He comes home (Usher) – R&B album release

Usher's 'Coming Home' album cover (Image via X @Usher)Usher's 'Coming Home' album cover (Image via X @Usher)Official album cover for 'Mood Swings' uploaded by Little Simz on her X account (Image via X/@LittleSimz)Official album cover for 'Mood Swings' uploaded by Little Simz on her X account (Image via X/@LittleSimz)

The song was released on February 7 as part of Sia’s upcoming 10th studio album. Reasonable woman. The song features Kylie Minogue and was released via Monkey Puzzle Music under an exclusive license to Atlantic Recording Corporation.


5. VENUS (Zara Larsson) – Pop album release

The 12-track album was released on February 9 and was distributed to all streaming platforms via Sommer House under an exclusive license to Epic Records. You love what you love it is the only song on the album with a music video released on YouTube.

The album’s running time is less than 40 minutes and David Guetta is credited as the only feature for About my love.

List of songs for VENUS includes the following songs:

  • I can’t tame it
  • It was more than that
  • On My Love (Feat. David Guetta)
  • Ammunition
  • None of these guys
  • You love what you love
  • The end of time
  • Nothing
  • take off
  • The soundtrack
  • Venus
  • Healing
  • Very far

6. Fear (Logjika) – Hip/Hop single version

fear was released as the lead single from Logic’s ninth studio album, Ultra 85, via Three Oh One Productions under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management on February 1st. The song was released along with an accompanying music video directed by Andy Hines, which follows the life and career of a drag queen, Flawless Shade (Tajh Jordan).

The song has amassed over a million streams on Spotify and credits 6ix and Conor Albert as producers.


7. Redemption Song (Bob Marley: One Love; Music inspired by the film) – Reggae single release

The Song of Salvation is a newer rendition of Bob Marley’s song from his 1980 album insurrection, which Leon Bridges performed. The single was dropped on February 9 as part of a self-titled seven-track EP Bob Marley: One Love – Music inspired by the movie.

The EP was curated for the upcoming Bob Marley biopic and will be released when the film debuts (February 14). The album features artists such as Wizkid, Jessie Reyes, Bloody Civilian and Skip Marley (Bob Marley’s Nephew) performing newer renditions of some of Marley’s classic hits.


8. Every Light (Love) – Alt. Indie Pop album release

Album cover for 'Any Light', posted on the band's official Instagram (Image via Instagram/@lovingband)Album cover for 'Any Light', posted on the band's official Instagram (Image via Instagram/@lovingband)

Fivio Foreign dropped his second installment in his “Pain & Love” series on February 9th. The 10-track album was distributed across all streaming platforms via RichFish LLC and Columbia Records, featuring artists such as Vory, Lil Tjay, Swae Lee and more.

The mixtape is less than 30 minutes long and currently has an official music video for his collaboration with Lil Tjay on the track. Trauma. Fivio has added three more YouTube album visualisers since its release.

The following songs are featured in the playlist for Pain and Love 2:

  • Who knew
  • No Love (Feat. Vory)
  • Trauma (Feat. Lil Tjay)
  • Could Be (Feat. Swae Lee)
  • Same 24 (Feat. Meek Mill)
  • Get Deady (Feat. 41)
  • Waiting (Feat. Sheff G)
  • The Best (Feat. Popcaan)
  • Pain Pressure (Feat. Rowdy Rebel)
  • clutch

10. When the music stops (Jxdn) – Single Pop Rock Release

When the music stops is the lead single from Jxdn’s self-titled second studio album When the music stops. The song was released to all streaming platforms via Elektra Records LLC on February 8 and was produced by Travis Barker.

Jxdn also dropped a visual for the song on YouTube, dedicated to his close friend, Cooper Noriega, who died in June of last year.


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