In the United States, artists often break away from their groups to take on solo careers; and we’re not the only ones who don’t like sharing the spotlight. Zion comes from the Reaggaeton group Zion y Lennox, which released several hit singles (all in Spanish). But after years of working together, both members decided to pursue other endeavors and the move paved the way for Zion to craft his debut solo album, The Perfect Melody. The Way She Moves, one of the albums few songs sung in English, features Akon, who also did the production. Since it seems that anything Akon touches turns to gold, Zion is in good hands while finding his place in the U.S.
Freddie Gibbs, Saweetie & Earl Sweatshirt: Best of the Week
Freddie Gibbs, Saweetie, and Earl Sweatshirt, among others, had the best new songs on Audiomack this week.