Welcome again to Takeover Tuesday, the place every week, Billboard faucets chart-topping artists and tastemakers to compile their very personal playlist unique to Billboard's Spotify account. We give the artists free rein to base the record on no matter topic they select. The solely rule? Make it as artistic and distinctive to them as doable.
Electronic music producer Mura Masa initially caught our consideration when he teamed up with A$AP Rocky on the experimental rap observe "Love$ick" and pop powerhouse Charli XCX for the bubbly dance track "1 Night" in 2017 from his self-titled debut album. "Love$ick" proved to be a success and rapidly earned over 165 million streams on Spotify and shot to No. 18 on Billboard's Hot Dance and Electronic Songs chart, with "1 Night" additionally touchdown on the chart at No. 38.
Mura Masa's self-titled debut not solely gained large play, however managed to safe two Grammy nominations for greatest digital album and greatest recording package deal — a first within the award ceremony's historical past for somebody to be nominated as each a musician and inventive producer on the identical album, thus proving that Mura Masa is a drive to be reckoned with in his line of labor.
Always on the seek for inspiration, Mura Masa created a playlist of songs for Billboard to share his present favorites of the week for Takeover Tuesday. The producer says that the playlist is “a completely unfiltered present reflection of my tastes and pursuits for the time being as I meander across the forest of music. A number of outdated favorites that I usually revisit as one would outdated associates, and some new favorites that I've simply met.” The playlist consists of 20 songs spanning a mixture of genres, together with cuts from The Beatles, Bon Iver, The Cure and Lil Uzi Vert.
Though it's but to be confirmed when a subsequent undertaking is about to return out, Mura Masa just lately launched his newest single, "Complicated," which options NAO's sultry vocals on the observe. Find your personal inspiration via his present favorites in his Takeover Tuesday playlist under.