Thursday, May 28, 2020

PHONY PPL Teams Up With CUPPY For Afro-Beats Remix of "FKN AROUND"

Today, Brooklyn-based band Phony Ppl return with a new remix to their acclaimed single "Fkn Around" featuring Megan Thee Stallion and Cuppy. For the remix, Phony Ppl call on Cuppy, globally celebrated DJ and pioneer of Neo-Afrobeats. Cuppy's infectious beats are characterized as an electric blend of Tropical House music and Afrobeats, giving her a unique sound that has taken over dancefloors around the world. The "Fkn Around" Cuppy remix is rhythmic, breezy, and fun with fluttering flutes and hypnotic drums that will transport listeners to a sun-soaked island. Cuppy brings new energy to the feel-good track and it is guaranteed to become a summer anthem, even during quarantine.

“Fkn Around” ft. Megan Thee Stallion made waves after it premiered on Megan's NPR Tiny Desk performance (WATCH HERE) and immediately went viral. Produced by Ivan Barias, of award-winning production duo Carvin & Ivan, the song quickly became a fan favorite. The track became Phony Ppl’s first Top 10 Radio single and has since accumulated over 4.6 million views on YouTube. Highsnobiety called “Fkn Around” ‘an undeniable feel-good jam focused on sexual freedom and empowerment’ and the song has also earned acclaim from the likes of Pitchfork, Billboard, Complex, MTV, The Fader, and more. Cuppy's unique influence, on the noteworthy track comes just in time for summer and will undoubtedly loved by listeners.

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