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Well who’d have expected this. Liam Payne has linked up with Migos’s head honcho Quavo on a track which sounds exactly like the sort of low-slung, West Coast instrumentals that YG usually raps over. “Strip That Down” has an undeniably solid formula: it’s written by Ed Sheeran, has a surprisingly cool beat and features Payne’s silky vocals. One thing’s for sure – you’re going to be hearing a lot more of this during the summer. Listen below.

Liam Payne’s solo effort follows Harry Styles’s first foray into solo territory last week after the release of his self-titled album. It’s an album which offers a very unexpected approach from the One Direction star, and says a lot about his masculinity, which you can read about in our review here. Stream the album below.

In other music news, listen to Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry link up on their new club banger “Swish Swish” right here.

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