“Give Me All Your Love”
The original Lady Gaga, in anticipation of her still-untitled 12th album, doesn’t disappoint. The upbeat, catchy tune may not be comparable to “Celebration” or “Like A Prayer,” but references to “Lucky Star” will appease older generations as well as dance-happy teens.
“Look What You’ve Done”
In Drake’s sophomore album, Take Care, the Young Money pretty boy manages to cement himself amongst hip-hop’s elite. A nod to this newfound success is found on “Look What You’ve Done,” a dedication to his mother and uncle for their help and love. In it, he strikes a reflective and personal note.
Amy Winehouse feat. Nash
Lionness: Hidden Treasures
Her first posthumous single is surprisingly perfect; the soulful feel stays true to Winehouse’s roots, but Nas’ verses distract from the world’s all-too-recent loss. “Like smoke, I hung around … ” her spirit lingers, and Hidden Treasures is sure to be full of gold.