Mic-Check 🎵 Newsletter (05.24.21)

Mic-Check Newsletter
4 min readMay 25, 2021

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Drake was crowned ‘Artist of the Decade’ yesterday by Billboard.

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BIGGEST Songs of the Week 📈


1. BTS, Butter (Electropop)

2. Lil Nas X, SUN GOES DOWN (Contemporary R&B) 👍👍

3. Polo G, Lil Wayne, GANG GANG (Pop Rap) 👍

4. Olivia Rodrigo, enough for you (Folk Pop)

5. Anne-Marie, Niall Horan, Our Song (Pop) 🗑️

6. Galantis, David Guetta, Little Mix, Heartbreak Anthem (Prog House)

7. Twenty One Pilots, Saturday (Dance Pop) 🗑️

8. 42 Dugg, Future, Maybach (Trap)

9. YG, Mozzy, Gangsta (Gangsta Rap) What Up 50

10. Birdman, Roddy Ricch, Lil Wayne, STUNNAMAN (Trap) 👍

Honorable Mention: Bleachers, Stop Making This Hurt (Indie Pop) 👍👍

Noteworthy 📰

Warner Bros. Pictures
  • In the pitch meeting for the new Space Jam movie, Lebron James told producers he wouldn’t participate unless the soundtrack was good. Lil Baby, Kirk Franklin and Just Blaze made sure to deliver on the film’s first original song We Win.
  • Just two months after the release of her last album, Lana Del Rey has released three new “buzz” tracks in anticipation of her next album: Blue Bannisters, Text Book and Wildflower Wildfire.
  • The City Girls have finally released Twerkulator, which went viral after being leaked earlier this year. The song was originally written for the group’s 2020 album City on Lock but was left on the cutting room floor when they were unable to clear Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force’s Planet Rock sample.
  • The Jonas Brothers have teamed up with Marshmello on the dance pop track Leave Me Before You Love Me, which they debuted at the Billboard Music Awards yesterday.
  • Alanis Morissette has shared the…



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