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Millie Turner’s “Night Running” Is Required Listening

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Pay attention to this up-and-coming artist

Get in on the hype early with newcomer Millie Turner. Until today, the U.K. singer had just five songs available to stream on Spotify—but they're all required listening, and you're about to see and hear why. Today, Turner is premiering her latest single and video, "Night Running," exclusively on NYLON.

It's effortlessly cool, with pulsing synth/drum rhythm that lets the track translate easily from being a caffeinated bop to start off your day to an encapsulation of the perfect party, blasting through the speakers as you dance the night away. Turner says of the song: "'Night Running' was inspired by a moment when you come back from a night out, and you feel the kick of adrenaline." For those who have forgotten that quick blissful euphoria from coming back after a really great party with friends, this song and its accompanying video are an easy refresher. 

"To me, 'Night Running' is an anthem of youth, a movement of people who get energy from the night," Turner explained. "In some way I want it to inspire people to appreciate that moment, to keep that sense of excitement wherever and whoever they are." 

Check out the track and visuals for "Night Running," below. If you're in the U.K., check out Turner's upcoming residency at Paper Dress Vintage in London to get your first taste of the singer in person. 

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It marks her third duet with Nas

Here are some words that I never expected to read or hear again: There is a new song with Amy Winehouse. But here we are in 2019, and Salaam Remi has granted me a wish. On Valentine's Day, the Grammy-nominated producer and frequent Winehouse collaborator (also responsible for hits like Miguel's "Come Through & Chill") released "Find My Love" which features rapper Nas and that powerful and haunting voice that I have come to love and cherish so dearly.

Representatives for Remi said that the Winehouse vocals were from an old jam session the two had. Remi was a producer on both of Winehouse's albums, Frank and Back to Black. "Find My Love" marks the third time Winehouse and Nas have done duets under the direction of Remi. They were previously heard together on "Like Smoke," a single from her 2011 posthumous album Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures, and "Cherry Wine" from Nas' 2012 album Life Is Good. Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011, before they could complete production on her third album. My heart is still broken about it as she is by far my favorite artist.

"Find My Love" is set to appear on Remi's Do It for the Culture 2, a collection of songs curated by him. Check it out, below.

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"In the midst of chaos there's opportunity"

Following the travesty that was Fyre Festival, Ja Rule wants to take another stab at creating a music festival. Good luck getting that off the ground.

On Thursday, the rapper spoke to TMZ, where he revealed that he was planning to relaunch Icon, an app used to book entertainers, which is similar to Billy McFarland's Fyre app. He told the outlet that he wanted to create a festival similar to Fyre to support it.

"[Fyre Festival] is heartbreaking to me. It was something that I really, really wanted to be special and amazing, and it just didn't turn out that way, but in the midst of chaos there's opportunity, so I'm working on a lot of new things," he says. He then gets into the fact that he wants to form a music festival. "[Fyre] is the most iconic festival that never was... I have plans to create the iconic music festival, but you didn't hear it from me."

Ja Rule actually doesn't seem to think he is at all responsible for what came from Fyre Fest, claiming in a Twitter post that he was "hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, led astray." Even if that's his feeling, he should realize that anyone involved with Fyre shouldn't ever try their hand at music festivals again.

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