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Young Thug, Gucci Mane, KenTheMan and More – New Projects

[ad_1] The hip-hop community makes sure to never disappoint when new music Friday approaches. This week, there's a highly-anticipated album from the head of the Young Stoner Life Records label, an effort from a Georgia rap legend and his crew and an EP from a sassy Houston spitter.Young Thug releases his album Punk. After announcing the offering during his punk rock-inspired NPR Tiny Desk performance back in July by rocking a shirt donning the LP's release date, the project has arrived. Thugger has been working relentlessly to promote his new work, which has album art inspired by famed painter Octavio Ocampo's Forever Always piece. Prior to the LP's arrival, the Atlanta native demolished...

Meek Mill, Lil Wayne and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Your soundtracks for the weekend have arrived and this week, there's quite a few playlist additions on deck.Nearly three years have passed since Meek Mill released a full album, but the wait is over. The Philadelphia MC drops his latest, Expensive Pain, today (Oct. 1). After teasing the abstract, NSFW album artwork, done by artist Nina Chanel Abney, via social media on a little over two weeks ago, and unleashing a couple of singles, including "Sharing Locations" with Lil Baby and Lil Durk, the former 2011 XXL Freshman is back to claim his lyrical crown. The offering contains guest appearances from Moneybagg Yo, Young Thug, the late Nipsey Hussle, Brent Faiyaz, Kehlani, Dreamchaser Records' own...

YoungBoy Never Broke Again, G-Eazy, Lakeyah – New Projects

[ad_1] As hip-hop heads kick their feet up and prepare for the weekend, a number of rap's finest are delivering some sounds to accompany these next couple of days of relaxation.YoungBoy Never Broke Again might be engulfed in legal trouble, but his music transcends beyond the issues he's facing with the law. The Baton Rouge, La. native drops his highly anticipated, Sincerely, Kentrell, effort today (Sept. 24). NBA's fourth studio album features 21 joints including tracks "On My Side," "Life Support," "Toxic Punk," "Nevada" and "No Where." The Louisiana rapper has a penchant for using melodic cadences while recounting his struggles and accomplishments, and this album is no different. NBA YoungBoy's last release, Top, went No. 1...

Lil Nas X, Mozzy, Curren$y and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] New music Fridays has arrived once again. This week, there's a debut album from an unapologetic, chart-topping rapper, an LP from a Californian spitter and a project from one of New Orleans' own.Lil Nas X drops his very first LP, Montero, titled after himself. The album, which Nas X revealed via social media was a therapeutic undertaking, was first announced on Aug. 25. At that time, he tweeted about the then-upcoming release, "Creating this album has been therapy for me. i’ve learned to let go of trying to control people’s perception of who i am, what i can do, and where i will be. i’ve realized the only opinion of me that really...

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...

DMX, Wifisfuneral, UnoTheActivist and More – New Projects

[ad_1] Once again it's on! A new week brings a new slew of releases in hip-hop including a posthumous project from a rap vet and various releases from fresh names.The legacy continues. The late DMX's Exodus album arrives less than two months after his tragic passing at the age of 50. The posthumous project has 13 songs featuring Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, The LOX, Benny The Butcher, Westside Gunn, Conway The Machine, Alicia Keys, Usher and more. X's longtime friend and frequent collaborator, Swizz Beatz, executive produced the LP. "[DMX] lived his life dedicated to his family and music," Swizz said in a statement about the new album. "Most of...

OTF, OMB Peezy, Molly Brazy and More: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] The country has been in uncharted territory for nearly a year due to the pandemic. And while that may seem overwhelming, the hip-hop community has made sure to release new music that allows rap fans to wade through these ongoing, uncertain times. This week is no different.Only The Family, Lil Durk's label and rap collective, drop their compilation album, Loyal Bros. The Chicago-bred rappers offer 22 new songs containing a mixture of heavy-hitting rhymes and some well-tuned vibes. In addition to bars from Durk, King Von, Booka600, Timo, DoodieLo and more, there are also guest appearances from Lil Uzi Vert, Tee Grizzley, EST Gee and a host of others. The LP pays tribute to the late...

Peewee Longway, G Percio and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] It's Friday (Jan. 22), and that means two things –– you've made it through another week and new projects from your favorite rappers are here. However, despite the internet's insistent rumors, Drizzy Drake isn't one of them.Atlanta native Peewee Longway  and producer Cassius Jay unleash their latest project Longway Sinatra 2 via MPA Bandcamp and Empire. The new release is the sequel to the duo's 2016 mixtape. The previously released singles "Pink Salmon" and "Anxious" appear on the 36-year-old rapper's new drop as well as guest vocals from Blac Youngsta, Lil Baby, Lil Yachty and more. Altogether, the release contains 17 Southern bangers.Brooklyn's own Erick The Architect of the Flatbush Zombies releases another...

YFN Lucci, Rico Nasty, DJ Scheme and More: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] The temperature is getting brisker, but there's new heat to keep music heads warm as the pandemic continues for the umpteenth week. Today (Dec. 3), there's music from artists hailing from Atlanta, the DMV area and South Florida.YFN Lucci returns with the third addition to his Wish Me Well series. In honor of Wish Me Well 3, the ATL-bred melodic rhymer chronicled his rap journey in a visual shared via Instagram on Wednesday (Dec. 2). The clip included the success of his initial WMW (2014) effort, which is when he made his first $1 million from live shows, dropping Wish Me Well 2 (2016) and achieving RIAA certified platinum status with "Key to the Streets" with...