BYBG Newsletter

#SWOSOUND Archive

For years, I curated playlists every month on SoundCloud. Well, #SWOsound is back and on Spotify. I’m excited to re-launch as a part of my Be You Be Great Newsletter. Enjoy the vibes & share them with a friend.

This page is the archive of all #SWOSound songs featured in the newsletter. Listen on Spotify.

Remember, you can always find every BYBG Newsletter issue in full here on the website. Subscribe to receive new issues every other Wednesday.

Enjoy the vibes! đź’« #BYBG
Photo Credit: Grace Rivera (@__gracerivera)

Volume 1 Issue 1

  • Know Your Worth | Khalid & Disclosure
  • Lil’ Red | D Smoke
  • SWISH/USE 2 | FLEE
  • Using You | Courtnie
  • One Time | Jada Kingdom

Volume 1 Issue 2

  • Between Us | dvsn (feat. Snoh Aalegra)
  • Ass Like That | Victoria MonĂ©t
  • Morocco | Alina Baraz (feat. 6LACK)
  • Barking | Ramz
  • All Night, Pt. 1 | Kara Marni

Volume 1 Issue 3

  • All Me | Kehlani (feat. Keyshia Cole)
  • Back Out | 24hrs (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Dom Kennedy)
  • Mine | Leven Kali
  • Shine | Buddy
  • Pink Skies (Demo) | Wiley from Atlanta

Volume 1 Issue 4

  • She Think | Buddy, Kent Jamz
  • Becoming | Diana Gordon
  • Shoulders | Jonah Mutono
  • Secret | Anne Marie (feat. YK Osiris)
  • 1 Mo Time | K CAMP (feat. Jeremih)

Volume 1 Issue 5

  • I Wanna Be Down (Remix) | Brandy (feat. Queen Latifah, Yo-Yo, MC Lyte)
  • B.S. | JhenĂ© Aiko (feat. H.E.R.)
  • Open (Passionate) | Kehlani
  • Comeback | Jojo (feat. Tory Lanez & 30 Roc)
  • holy terrain | FKA twins (feat. Future)

Volume 1 Issue 6

  • Dilemme | Lous and The Yakuza
  • Heroine | Col3trane
  • Be U | Abdou
  • Stay Right Here | Saba (feat Xavier Omär, Mick Jenkins)
  • Can I | Kiana LedĂ©

Volume 1 Issue 7

  • Daily Duppy | Lotto Boyzz (feat. GRM Daily)
  • Shoulda | Lucky Daye (feat. Babyface)
  • FREEDOM RINGS | Brandy
  • TEMPTATION | Joey Bada$$
  • Day Breaks | Pool Cosby & Ivy Sole

Volume 1 Issue 8

  • Kickback | Omar Apollo
  • BLACK PARADE | BeyoncĂ© (streaming proceeds support Black businesses)
  • NYC | Jim Jones (feat. Fat Joe)
  • Sweeter | Leon Bridges (feat. Terrace Martin)
  • Way Up | Fintan

Volume 1 Issue 9

  • For The Night | Pop Smoke (feat. Lil Baby & DaBaby)
  • Believe in Flee | Cam’ron
  • Slow Fade | Ruth B.
  • Stay With Me | CVIRO, GXNXVS
  • BELIEVE IT | PARTYNEXTDOOR (feat. Rihanna)

Volume 1 Issue 10

  • Lockdown | Koffee
  • Do To Me | H.E.R.
  • Stickin’ | Sinead Harnett (feat. Masego & VanJess
  • DYING 4 YOUR LOVE | Snoh Aalegra
  • Purple Emoji | Ty Dolla $ign (feat. J. Cole)

Volume 1 Issue 11

  • Muwop | Mulatto (feat. Gucci Mane)
  • Like That | Yo Gotti (feat. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & Ty Dolla $ign)
  • Play Fight | THEY (feat. Tinashe)
  • Holiday | TOBi
  • Excited | Ant Clemons (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)

Volume 1 Issue 12

  • Call Your Name | Tora
  • Out Of My Way | RIMON
  • Stranger | Gaidaa (feat. Saba & Jarreau Vandal)
  • DYSFUNCTIONAL | KAYTRANADA (feat. VanJess)
  • Slide (Remix) | H.E.R. (feat. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Chris Brown, & Pop Smoke)

Volume 1 Issue 13

  • Sleepless Nights | Terrace Martin (feat. Kamasi Washington, Phoelix, 9th Wonder, & Robert Glasper)
  • Like Sand | Marie Dahlstrom (feat. Beau Diako)
  • Saving All My Love | Brandy
  • Rari | Octavian (feat. Future)
  • Kobe Bryant | Lil Wayne

Volume 1 Issue 14

  • 64′ | Kaash Paige
  • We tried, we tried | Ama Lou
  • Lupita | NSG
  • Billie Jin | IDPizzle
  • Riddick Bowe | 808INK, Jesse James Solomon

P.S. — Shoutout to my girl for putting me on to Kaash Paige and Ethan’s Quaranting music crew for putting me on to NSG. Been listening nonstop.

Volume 1 Issue 15

  • body count | Odunsi (The Engine) (feat. Amaarae, DETO BLACK, & Gigi Atlantis)
  • Bubbly | Roy Woods
  • Growin Up/Mother God | Deante’ Hitchcock
  • Come Over | VanJess
  • All Mine | THEY.

Volume 1 Issue 16

  • WORLD WE CREATED | Giveon
  • Moment | Victoria MonĂ©t
  • Make the Most | Lonr (feat. H.E.R.)
  • Let Me Explain | Lu Alex
  • Baptize | Spillage Village

Volume 1 Issue 17

  • Ghost Town | WurlD
  • Again | Wande Coal
  • Gal Policy | Kranium
  • Love Em Leave Em | Amindi (feat. Kari Faux)
  • Waiting For | rum.gold (feat. Jamila Woods)

Volume 1 Issue 18

  • Universe | Ty Dolla $ign (feat. Kehlani)
  • Mission | Dave East (feat. Jozzy)
  • MOVIN’ DIFFERENT | Wale (feat. McClenney)
  • Want You To Love Me | OXP (feat. Horace Brown)
  • Got My Back | RIMON (feat. Denzel Curry)

Volume 1 Issue 19

  • Slow Down | VanJess
  • Negotiation | CVIRO
  • Bodies | The Knocks (feat. MUNA)
  • Damage | H.E.R.
  • Dropout | OMB Bloodbath (feat. Maxo Kream)

Volume 1 Issue 20

  • Burden of Proof | Benny The Butcher
  • (NYB) Need Your Best | Jadakiss (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
  • Bad Azz | Kash Doll (feat. Mulatto & Benny The Butcher)
  • It’s Ok | Slimm Calhoun (feat. AndrĂ© 3000)
  • Lift Me Up | Ty Dolla $ign (feat. Future & Young Thug)

Volume 1 Issue 21

  • Quicksand | Morray
  • Elephant In The Room | 6LACK
  • Medallion | Jenevieve
  • Goodbye Kisses | Joe Hertz (feat. Pip Millett)
  • Tout est gore | Lous and The Yakuza

Volume 1 Issue 22

  • Slip | AMA
  • Church | Samm Henshaw (feat. EARTHGANG)
  • Don’t Wanna See You | Braxton Cook
  • Stop Playin’ | THEY.
  • Forfeit | Kiana LedĂ© (feat. Lucky Daye)

Volume 1 Issue 23

  • Mixer | Amber Mark
  • Blue | SG Lewis
  • Rollin | Ryan Trey
  • All That | Emotional Oranges (feat. Channel Tres)
  • World Demands It | Two Another

Volume 1 Issue 24

  • I’m So Happy I Cry | Fantastic Negrito (feat. Tarriona Ball)
  • Confess | CIVRO, GXNXVS
  • Better Give U Up | FKJ
  • Nowhere To Run | Ryan Trey (feat. Bryson Tiller)
  • Plain | BENEE (feat. Lily Allen & Flo Milli)

Volume 1 Issue 25

  • Swimming Pools | Lloyd
  • Phases | PRETTYMUCH
  • FREAK IN YOU | PARTYNEXTDOOR
  • He Said | dvsn (feat. Miguel)
  • So Tired | Devin The Dude (feat. Bun B, Dion, Pretty Ugly)

Volume 1 Issue 26

  • Flashbacks | Deante’ Hitchcock (feat. Miguel & St. Beauty)
  • Downers | Greentea Peng
  • Crypt Keeper | Black Grapefruit (feat. Ambient Jones)
  • More Than Enough | Alina Baraz
  • PINK CITY | Pink Sweat$

Issue 27

  • Chainsmoking | Jacob Banks
  • On Read | Lucky Daye (feat. Tiana Major9)
  • BALANCE | Brandon Banks (feat. UMI)
  • Saturday Nights | Khalid
  • Every Time | Mac Ayres

Issue 28

  • sidetoside | McClenney
  • Way Back | Rayana Jay
  • It’s a Moot Point | Melanie Faye
  • DJ | Sam Dew
  • U Say | The Bonfyre (feat. 6LACK)

Issue 29

  • Trobul | Sarz & WurlD
  • Sharna | WSTRN
  • No Options | Justine Skye
  • Black Tee | Elujay
  • Marriott | Lyrica Anderson

Issue 30

  • Show Up | Funbi
  • Fine Wine (Remix) | Yxng Bane (feat. WSTRN)
  • Twilight | Amaria
  • Desperately | Hajk
  • Touch & Go | Tinashe (feat. 6LACK)

Issue 31

  • Waves of Blue | Majid Jordan
  • COUNT ON ME | BROCKHAMPTON
  • Worth It | Amber Mark
  • Black And White | Nasty C (feat. Ari Lennox)
  • Take Care of You | Charlotte Day Wilson (feat. Syd)

Issue 32

  • On My Sleeve | Scribz Riley (feat. Kaash Paige)
  • LYVRN Cypher | Love Renaissance
  • Hide and Seek | Early & Jadakiss
  • Good & Plenty (Remix) | Alex Isley (feat. Masego & Lucky Daye)
  • Crazy | Hope Tala

Issue 33

  • All I Need | Jacob Collier (feat. Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign)
  • Moonwalking in Calabasas | DDG (feat. Blueface)
  • BlasĂ© Remix | Ty Dolla $ign (feat. Future & Rae Sremmurd)
  • Faded | Sickick
  • Rolling Stone | JMSN

Issue 34

  • Baby Girl | Joeboy
  • Come Over | Jorja Smith (feat. Popcaan)
  • BA BUMPIN | Kalisway
  • Catch 22 | Prince Swanny
  • Walking In The Rain | DMX (feat. Nas, Exodus Simmons, & Denaun)

Issue 35

  • Back & Forth | Emotional Oranges (feat. Vince Staples)
  • WUSYANAME | Tyler, The Creator (feat. YoungBoy & Ty Dolla $ign)
  • Beep | Ant Clemons
  • Bet You Stay | Reva DeVito
  • Right Now | Elaine

Issue 36

  • Sundress | Bathe
  • One Sided | Joe Hertz (feat. Kaleem Taylor)
  • Moonwalk | Rexx Life Raj (feat. Kenny Beats)
  • Peleton | IDK
  • Wide Open | Wafia (feat. Ta-ku & Masego)

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