latest K-HipHop and K-R&B

Last week had one of the most versatile tracklist of the latest K-HipHop and K-R&B releases. Swinging from the soft dimension of Colde‘s and HOHYUN‘s tracks to the uplifting vibes of SURAN‘s, DPR LIVE‘s, and P-TYPE‘s tracks, this week has everything to suit every Korean music enthusiast due to its diversity. Let’s take a look at some of these latest songs released this week.

 

Latest K-HipHop and K-R&B Songs:

DPR LIVE (ft. BEENZINO, HWASA) – Hula Hoops

Carrying the vibrance and appeal of the summer season, DPR LIVE brings to us a refreshing addictive track ‘Hula Hoops’ as part of his latest EP ‘ITTE COOL’. Featuring the velvety vocals of MAMAMOO’s Hwasa and the groovy rap flow of popular rapper, Beenzino, the track is like a flawlessly completed jigsaw puzzle as the parts of all the three artists fall right in their rightful places. It is a song that makes you yearn for and experience the colors of summertime, even when you are stuck facing heavy monsoon rains!

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Peakboy – GYOPO HAIRSTYLE

Surprising everyone with its starring of the most handsome and popular faces, BTS’ Kim Taehyung along with various other celebrities, Peakboy’s song ‘GYOPO HAIRSTYLE’ features the catchiest dubstep beats heard this month and a comic-hence-memorable music video. The repetitive hook goes hand and hand with the background beats and the witty lyricism and vocals on the verse parts, only add to the charming appeal of the Electro-Dance track. Listening to this track will surely get you in the groove!

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Colde (ft. BAEKHYUN) – When Dawn Comes Again

Bringing back the whimsical softness that adorns his exemplary discography, Colde sings of sleepless nights spent thinking of his beloved. The featuring of another R&B talent, BAEKHYUN of EXO also adds a second layer of qualitative richness and poignance to the lo-fi song. The music video carries the melancholic-restless vibes as well which starring actor, Nam Yoon Su brings to life beautifully.

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SURAN (ft. Wonstein) – Blanket

Infusing the lo-fi R&B genre with sounds and feels of the Tropics, SURAN and WONSTEIN team up to bring us a light, slice-of-life song as they sing of ordinary life joys and trivialities. The accompanying cute music video of the duo as they waltz around a room full of everyday stuff, doing everyday things together. The uplifting vibes of ‘Blanket’ really blanket its listeners’ in a pleasing warmth, a feeling we all need in our quotidian busy lives.

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SPACEBOY (ft. TABLO, Kim Jong Wan) – FNR

Producer SPACEBOY united with lyrical assassin, TABLO, and Singer Kim Jong Wan for his debut as a solo artist. The single titled ‘FNR (Free & Restless)’ is the result of this coming together. It brings the listeners’ an emotive intense experience that builds and envelops the listeners with its meaning-heavy show of penmanship and ambiance. The accompanying instrumentation is equally evocative and hence proof of Producer SPACEBOY’s musical sensibilities and talent.

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P-Type – The Dog Walker

Part of the older generations of K-HIPHOP that even the Korean hiphop artists of today have listened to and admired, P-TYPE is still spreading joy and good vibes around with his music. Back again with his latest single, ‘The Dog Walker’, the rapper explores the quotidian happiness of walking his pet dog. Employing a laid-back optimistic instrumental arrangement, P-TYPE calls out to the dog-lover in his listeners, making the track a communal feel-good song.

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The Quiett (ft. CAMO) – GOOD LIFE

K-HIPHOP OG, The Quiett pairs up with upcoming Sassy Queen, CAMO on track, ‘Good Life’. Much like the personalities of these two talented artists, the single is a chill groovy song. With a subdued yet strangely very appealing instrumentation that uses the ambient sounds of the waves to create a soothing watery effect, the song is one-of-a-kind. Listening to it feels like the draining away of the day’s exhaustion and the replacement of it with tranquil calmness. It is surely a “must-have” in your unwinding playlist!

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HOHYUN – Dreams

With a show of the most soothing and beautiful landscape, HOHYUN’s ‘Dreams’ is a great blend of muted beats, a euphonious melody line, and mellifluous vocals It brings to life the yearning wishes of the artist thanks to a rich attractive kind of rawness to the emotional lyricism and vocalization. The ethereal harmonization in the song as HOHYUN harmonizes with his own self, is truly angelic!

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