Over the previous few years, the classically skilled Chicago-born R&B singer Ravyn Lenae has made her identify with a sequence of adventurous, critically acclaimed EPs, the newest of which was 2018’s Crush. Immediately, Lenae has introduced that she’s lastly able to launch her debut full-length. Lenae’s new LP Hypnos is popping out subsequent month, and he or she’s simply shared a brand new single known as “M.I.A.”
This 12 months, Lenae has already teamed up with the Web’s Steve Lacy, an previous collaborator, on two singles, “Mild Me Up” and “Pores and skin Tight.” The brand new single “M.I.A.” goes in a unique course. Lenae recorded the observe with two producers: Sango, a Frank Ocean collaborator from Grand Rapids, and the Berlin-based IAMNOBODI, who put in work with the late Nipsey Hussle.
“M.I.A.” is a breezy dance observe with afrobeats accents, and it’s all about skipping city to go social gathering someplace. In a press launch, Lenae says, “‘M.I.A.’ is about feeling free and cozy in your pores and skin. It’s a peak into my world — the duality of realizing the vitality you convey to the world but additionally being assured in using dolo.” Hearken to the tune under.
Hypnos is out 5/20 on Atlantic.