GUMMY | BROCKHAMPTON
Brockhampton is an American musical collective formed in San Marcos, Texas in 2015 and currently based in California. Led by Kevin Abstract, Brockhampton formed in an online forum, leading them to be called “the Internet’s first boy band”. The band released their first mixtape All-American Trash in 2016, their first album Saturation on June 9, 2017, their second album Saturation II on August 25, 2017, with a third, Saturation III, released on December 15, 2017. The group has built a dedicated fan base, and has received critical acclaim.
F*UCK WITH MYSELF | BANKS
Jillian Rose Banks (born June 16, 1988), known mononymously as Banks (often stylized as BANKS), is an American singer and songwriter from Orange County, California. She is signed to Harvest Records and Good Years Recordings. Following the release of two extended plays, Fall Over and London, in 2013, Banks released her debut album, Goddess, on September 5, 2014, to positive reviews from contemporary music critics. It reached number 12 on the US Billboard 200, while its most successful single, “Beggin for Thread”, was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her second studio album, The Altar, was released on September 30, 2016, to a similar positive reception, becoming her second top 20 album in the United States.
She has toured internationally with The Weeknd and was also nominated for the Sound of 2014 award by the BBC and an MTV Brand New Nominee in 2014.
1998 | CHET FAKER
GOLD | CHET FAKER
Nicholas James Murphy (born 23 June 1988), formerly known by his stage name Chet Faker, is an Australian singer and songwriter. In 2012, he issued an extended play, Thinking in Textures, and signed to Downtown Records in the United States.In October 2012, he won Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Thinking in Textures won Best Independent Single/EP at the Australian Independent Records Awards. In January 2013, the work won Best Independent Release at the Rolling Stone Australia Awards for 2012.
Faker’s cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” was featured in a 2013 Super Bowl commercial for Beck’s Sapphire. In April 2014, Built on Glass, Faker’s debut studio album, was released to generally positive reviews and debuted at number one on the Australian ARIA Charts. Three songs from the album were subsequently voted into the top ten of Triple J’s Hottest 100 of 2014, including the number one spot for “Talk Is Cheap”.