Gems of the Month: Feb. 2016

Here are some of this past month’s hidden treasures. We’ve dug up 30+ of the Internet’s best Rap, R&B, and Pop releases in February including the return of London Trip-hop/Electronic singer and producer James Blake, a quick reminder from Pittsburgh lyricist Mac Miller that he’s still on top of his game, and signs of a new FKA twigs LP coming sooner rather than later with a delicate lead single. Click the song titles below to unwrap this month’s gems.



  1. A$AP Rocky’s “Hear Me” (f/ Pharrell)
  2. Vic Mensa’s “Danger”
  3. R. Kelly’s “She Deserve”
  4. Kanye West’s “30 Hours”
  5. James Blake’s “Modern Soul”
  6. Jack Garratt’s “Fire”
  7. Choo Jackson’s “ChanceIt” (f/ Hardo)
  8. Dreezy’s “Body” (f/ Jeremih)
  9. HWLS & Ty Dolla $ign’s “Plays”
  10. Curren$y’s “Mo’ Money”
  11. Chester Watson’s “Wicked”
  12. Dizzy Wright’s “Work a Lil Harder”
  13. Matt Champion’s “Punks”
  14. HANA’s Clay
  15. Allan Kingdom & Kevin Abstract’s “The Potion”
  16. Sy Ari Da Kid’s “Standards”
  17. BJ the Chicago Kid’s “Church” (f/ Buddy & Chance the Rapper)
  18. Soundz’ “The W Hotel”
  19. Wiz Khalifa’s “Call Waiting”
  20. French Montana’s “Man of My City” (f/ Travi$ Scott & Big Sean)
  21. A$AP Mob’s “Lords Never Worry”
  22. Flume’s “Smoke & Retribution” (f/ Vince Staples & KUČKA)
  23. Sap’s “C4” (f/ Mac Miller)
  24. FKA twigs’ “Good to Love”
  25. Chris Brown’s “Back to Sleep (Remix)” (f/ Usher & Zayn)
  26. Charli XCX’s “Vroom Vroom”
  27. Raury’s “Home” (f/ Take A Daytrip)
  28. Baauer’s “Kung Fu” (f/ Pusha T & Future)
  29. Joey Bada$$’s “Ready”
  30. Bibi Bourelly’s “Sally”
  31. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Buckshot” (f/ KRS-One & DJ Premier)
  32. Ray Jr.’s “Floating” (f/ Young Dolph & DJ Yomi Yom)
  33. 2 Chainz’ “Felt Like Cappin'”
  34. PeeWee Longway’s “Jackie Tan” (f/ Wiz Khalifa & Juicy J)
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