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News Round-Up – 16th May, 2018

Drake has released a new song in collaboration with Lil Baby, titled ‘Yes Indeed’, while also announcing that he will be going on a joint tour with Migos. Drake and Migos have previously collaborated on a song ‘Walk It Talk It’ which appeared on Culture II. Drake’s new album, Scorpion, is set to come out in June.

Arctic Monkeys released an official video for one of the songs from their latest, highly anticipated sixth record, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino. The video was recorded for the track titled ‘Four Out Of Five,’ which the band also performed live on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ earlier this week.

Lykke Li released a video for one of her recent singles, titled ‘utopia,’ which comes from the artist’s upcoming album, so sad so sexy. The video is dedicated to the artist’s mother and to own her newborn son, with Lykke Li adding: “Utopia is all my mother ever wanted for me and all I ever want for him.”

Mitski announced a new studio album and has shared a video for its first single ‘Geyser’, directed by Zia Anger. The artist’s upcoming album will be titled Be The Cowboy and is set to come out on the 17th of August via Dead Oceans. Mitski’s previous record, Puberty 2, was released in 2016.

Tyler, The Creator announced Camp Flog Gnaw, an annual festival taking place in Los Angeles, California. The festival will take place on the 10th and 11th of November, 2018 at Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium. The pre-sale starts on the 17 of May. 

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 released a potential tracklist for her next Grimes album, which will come out sometime this year. The artist was teasing a single release earlier on Twitter, while also commenting that the tracklist for her new record is very likely to change: “working titlez, subject to change but just so y’all know its real”. Grimes’ most recent album, Art Angels, appeared in 2015, and Boucher also appeared on Janelle Monáe’s latest record, Dirty Computer. 

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