Kaytranada Unveils New Singles “Lover/Friend” and “Stuntin,” Teasing Fans with a Glimpse into His 2024 Artistic Chapter


In a highly-anticipated return to the limelight, Grammy-winning musical architect Kaytranada graces the scene with a magnetic duo of singles – “Lover/Friend” and “Stuntin.” Steering the ship as both producer and visionary, Kaytranada collaborates with Rochelle Jordan on one track and Channel Tres on the other, weaving a rich tapestry of sonic exploration.

“Lover/Friend” unfolds as Rochelle Jordan serenades listeners with an exploration of the intricacies inherent in pursuing romance. The track delves into the nuances of quick responses and the magnetic pull of the right connection.

On the flip side, “Stuntin” introduces California-based rapper Channel Tres embodying a charismatic ladies’ man, grappling with the age-old challenge of choosing the ideal companion.

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Both singles come complete with their instrumental counterparts, allowing audiences to immerse themselves fully in the nuanced musical landscapes crafted by Kaytranada.

These tantalizing singles serve as a precursor to Kaytranada’s forthcoming album, slated for release in 2024. Each track serves not only as an auditory delight but also as a sneak peek into the artist’s evolving approach.

In an exclusive Apple Music interview with Zane Lowe, Kaytranada shares insights into his upcoming untitled album. The artist hints at a more hands-on and unapologetic approach, reflecting a new phase in his life and artistic journey.

Following the historic win of Bubba at the Grammy Awards in 2019, where Kaytranada became the first Black artist to claim Best Dance/Electronic Album, the artist solidified his position by securing Best Dance Recording for “10%” with collaborator Kali Uchis.

Kaytranada. (Photo credit: Hannah Sider)

Post-“Bubba,” Kaytranada’s musical trajectory has been marked by notable releases, including the “Intimate” EP in 2021, featuring collaborations with H.E.R., Thundercat, and Mach-Hommy, earning a Grammy nomination in 2023.

Collaborating with Amine, Kaytranada formed KAYTRAMINÉ, releasing a self-titled project in May 2023.

Kaytranada’s influence extends far beyond his solo endeavors, with impactful contributions to projects with revered artists such as Joyce Wrice, Anderson .Paak, The Weeknd, Maeta, AMAKA, Shay Lia, and Victoria Monét.

Kaytranada’s return isn’t just a musical homecoming; it’s a tantalizing glimpse into the forthcoming chapter of his artistic saga in 2024. With a legacy of Grammy triumphs and an unwavering commitment to sonic brilliance, Kaytranada continues to shape the contemporary musical landscape.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting narratives of “Lover/Friend” and the charismatic vibes of “Stuntin”