September entered with a bang riding in on the energy of SZA‘s surprise release of “Hit Different,” her first single as a lead artist since her 2017 debut album, Ctrl. Chloe x Halle followed up with a single celebrating three of the female rappers in the game at the moment. Women continued to deliver throughout the month as they have all year, providing moments of respite throughout the tumult that’s defined 2020.
The best new music by women this month includes songs by SZA, Chloe x Halle, City Girls, Doja Cat, Mulatto, Snoh Aalegra, Halsey, Bayli, Big Jade, Asian Doll, Alycia Bella, Boogie, Megan Thee Stallion, Shyvonne, Ella Mai, Keeya, Queen Naija, Jozzy, Kali Uchis and Ari Lennox.
Check out all the selections below.
SZA Ft. Ty Dolla Sign: “Hit Different”
Chloe x Halle Ft. City Girls, Doja Cat, Mulatto: “Do It” remix
Giveon Ft. Snoh Aalegra: “Last Time”
Halsey: “I’m Not Mad”
Bayli: “not safe”
Big Jade Ft. Asian Doll: “Move B#%ch”
Alycia Bella Ft. Boogie: “Cue The Sun”
Meg Thee Stallion Ft. Young Thug: “Don’t Stop”
Ella Mai: “Not Another Love Song”
Keeya: “I Got You”
Queen Naija Ft. Lil Durk: “Lie To Me“
Jozzy: “Outta Lies”
Kali Uchis Ft. Jhay Cortez: “La Luz”
Ari Lenox: “Chocolate Pomegranate”