Track of the Day: BADlands by Bakar

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“BADlands” is the standout track on Bakar’s genre-bending debut mixtape

Check out Bakar on our New Music Daily playlist. 

Genre-bending London newcomer Bakar made waves last month with the release of his single “All In”, introducing his punky, indie-rock and hip-hop fused sound.

After selling out the Camden Assembly, he has returned with his debut mixtape ‘Badkid’. His latest single “BADlands” is a standout track on the mixtape, flicking between punky guitar licks, soulful rap breaks and fluttering piano parts.

With the release of “Badkid”, Bakar has seen a strong 7.8% increase in his artist following to a total of 4,250, illustrating genuine growth in engagement with his music. With appearances on 8 influential playlists, he’s also enjoyed a 4% increase in his total playlist following to over 614,000 in the past 7 days (Instrumental).

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