If you haven’t heard “Whirring,” the Joy Formidable’s formidable single released earlier this year, do so. It hasn’t received half the attention of J. Cole, although the young rapper, who produces most of his own material, might reward the scrutiny later.
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B.o.B ft. Lil Wayne – Strange Clouds (5)
Jay Park – Demon (3)
Ian Carey ft. Snoop Dogg & Bobby Anthony – Last Night (3)
Professor Green ft. Emeli Sandé – Read All About It (2)