Hottest Artist In The World: Lila Drew

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Lila Drew scores feature from GoldLink on debut single "faded/2am"

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London newcomer Lila Drew has just marked her entry into the music world with a stunning R&B groover, “faded/2am”. Her soulful vocal performance and a surprise collaboration with GoldLink illustrates why she is being hyped as one of the most exciting new voices in UK music. Not bad for a track released two weeks after her 18th birthday,

Chatting about the collaboration, she said:

“Goldlink has always been one of my favorite rappers. I love the intersection of jazz, hip-hop and dance in his music and was blown away when he heard my music and agreed to collaborate. He really understood what the song needed and brought it to life.”

Lila Drew has picked up an astonishing 9.6m playlist followers this week

Picking up features on 24 influential playlists including multiple New Music Friday’s and Pop Rising, Lila Drew has grown by an incomparable 290,576.46% this week. Her direct artist following has also grown by 256.36%, illustrating that she is converting first-time listeners into new fans. With close to 250,000 monthly listeners on Spotify already, Lila is one to watch in 2019 (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).

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