Zimbabwe-born and Australian resident, Tkay Maizde, releases the second part of her Last Year Was Weird trilogy. She has a smooth fusion of rap and R&B, flowing between the two like a surgeon switching tools. The content of this second installment is undeniably darker, but it shows off her impressive flow more than the others. She really seems to shine over lo-fi beats, where she can take the time to explore a topic and just flow, like on “Flower”. Contrast that song with “Awake” or “Grasshopper”, and you can tell that she is not only extremely talented, but a total badass.
Release date: August 7, 2020
Similar artist(s): SZA, 070 Shake
Top tracks: My Flowers, Grasshopper, Don’t Call Again