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Baby Keem, AZ, Ralo and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] The weather is cooling off, but that hasn't fazed the rap scene very much as hip-hop continues to deliver fire new music for fans to vibe out to.First up, Baby Keem's highly anticipated new album, The Melodic Blue, has arrived following the release of the singles "Durag Activity" featuring Travis Scott and "Family Ties" with Keem's older cousin, Kendrick Lamar. One day prior to the LP's official arrival, a snippet of the former 2020 XXL Freshman and K-Dot's other joint record, "Range Brothers," began circulating online, giving fans a sneak peak of what to expect from the full-length project. Altogether, the LP has 16 tracks, which contain Keem's esoteric bars and oftentimes quick-tongued flow.Brooklyn...

Drake, Soulja Boy, Big30 and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] The week music heads have been waiting for his finally arrived. Today, there's new music from Drake, Soulja Boy, Big30 and much more.After months of teasing, Drake's Certified Lover Boy album has finally arrived. Drizzy first shared the final long-awaited release date this past Monday (Aug. 30), informing fans that new heat would be arriving at the end of the week. He captioned an Instagram post, which featured the album's artwork—12 pregnant women emojis of different nationalities—with: "CERTIFIED LOVER BOY SEPTEMBER 3." Back in July, the 6 God revealed that the album was completed and also mixed. However, no information on the project's release was offered at that point. Last October, he announced that CLB would...

Lil Tecca, OhGeesy, Westside Gunn and More – New Projects

[ad_1] As the workweek comes to a close, hip-hop is ushering in a heatwave for the weekend. There's new releases from a New York City native, a rapper from the West Coast and a spitter from upstate New York.Lil Tecca drops a second coming album today (Aug. 27). Back in 2019, the Queens, N.Y.-born rapper dropped his debut mixtape, We Love You Tecca, and now he's delivering the sequel, We Love You Tecca 2, in the form of an album. During an interview for the spring issue of XXL, Tecca explained that WLYT2 has a different energy from WLYT and his first album, Virgo World. The 18-year-old artist's latest release, which features production from Internet Money's...

Trippie Redd, Ty Dolla $ign, DVSN, Dame D.O.L.L.A. – New Projects

[ad_1] The work week might've been stressful, but the weekend is approaching quickly and what goes better with a couple of days off than some new music?Ohio native Trippie Redd is bringing back his melodic rap sounds after delivering his rock-adjacent offering, Pegasus: Neon Shark vs Pegasus Presented by Travis Barker, with Blink-182's lead drummer earlier this year. The former 2018 XXL Freshman drops his latest effort, Trip at Knight, which contains 18 tracks in total and a number of guest appearances including Drake, Playboi Carti, Lil Durk, Polo G and beloved rhymers Juice Wrld and XXXTentaction. During a recent interview with Apple Music, Trippie spoke on his collab with Drizzy and said, "Every single I...

Nas, Young Nudy, Fredo Bang and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Summer is slowly dwindling down, but the season is still going strong, and with that comes more new projects for rap fans to bump through the weekend and beyond. There are some releases from a veteran MC from Queens, N.Y., an artist out of East Atlanta and a rapper who is currently incarcerated.Nas drops King's Disease II, his 14th solo album. The effort is the follow-up to his Grammy Award-winning 2020 offering, King's Disease. King's Disease II features appearances from Eminem, a first-time joint effort between the two veteran MCs, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, YG, EPMD, "If I Ruled the World" collaborator Lauryn Hill, 2021 XXL Freshman Blxst and more. Like Nas' initial offering of...

Young Dolph, Skepta, Isaiah Rashad, More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] It's the last two days of July and as we shift into August, a number of rappers are dropping off some new music to get us through the weekend before the month closes out.Memphis' own Young Dolph delivers Paper Route Illuminati, a compilation album from his independent label, Paper Route Empire. The label's first-ever collective effort contains appearances from their growing roster including Key Glock, Big Moochie Grape, Kenny Muney, PRE's First Lady Joddy Badass and newest signees Snupe Bandz, PaperRoute Woo and Big Unc. Along with the announcement of the album, which was made earlier this month, Dolph released the single "Blu Boyz."In the spring 2021 issue of XXL magazine, Dolph expressed his...

Yung Bleu, Dave, EST Gee and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Every week, there's a new set of heat dropped off by some of your favorite rappers. Today (July 23) is no different. Fans are receiving a debut album from a bubbling melodic rhymer, a sophomore LP from a rapper from across The Pond and a new mixtape from a burgeoning rapper who is capturing the attention of many with his talent.Yung Bleu has been crooning for some time and making hits with some of rap's biggest names as of late. And now, the Alabama rhymer has offered his debut album, Moon Boy. When Bleu released his album artwork earlier this month, he shared an explanation for the LP's title. "KEEPING ME IN THE...

Pop Smoke, Boosie BadAzz and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] This week brings some music that the people have been waiting for: a second posthumous release from a beloved Brooklyn drill rapper, a new project from a rap veteran from Louisiana and a collaborative effort from two California natives, one of which is a 2021 XXL Freshman.The saying goes, "You cannot say Pop and forget the Smoke," and this week, a second offering from the undeniable talent with the signature raspy voice is being delivered by his team. Pop Smoke's sophomore album, which is also the second coming since his tragic murder in February of 2020, Faith, has arrived. The fully loaded LP has star-studded features including Kanye West, Pusha T, Rick Ross,...

Vince Staples, Styles P, IDK and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Another week means a new set of heat to get your vibe right for the weekend. Today (July 9), there's new music from a charismatic and comedic rapper from the West Coast, a veteran MC out of Yonkers, N.Y. and an anecdotal rhymer reppin' the DMV area.Vince Staples drops off his self-titled album, which is his first full-length joint to be released in three years. The 10-track LP offers a look into the rapper's life growing up in Long Beach, Calif., but also his satirical psyche, which helps him wade through everyday's highs and lows. The album's lead single, "Law of Averages," arrived weeks before the full album, on June 17. And although there...

G Herbo, Fenix Flexin, YN Jay and More: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] This week, some of your favorite rappers are offering up the perfect soundtracks for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. There are new arrivals from a former XXL Freshman, a rapper from California who's dropping his first solo project and a rising Michigan-bred rhymer with lots of lyrics aimed at the opposite sex.Following his 2020 effort, PTSD, G Herbo delivers his new 19-track album, 25. Leading up to the LP's release, the 2016 XXL Freshman dropped a trailer chronicling all he's been through up to this point in his life. "I ain't never see myself going this far in life," the Chicago rapper tells. "I always wanted to be somebody since I was a...