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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...

Kid Ink, Brockhampton, Mo3 and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] The week has finally come to an end and while the weekend is something to look forward to, so are the new efforts arriving today (April 8) from some of your favorite artists.Kid Ink hasn't delivered a new album in about five years, but needless to say, he's back. The former 2012 XXL Freshman offers his new LP, Alive. Prior to the album's arrival, the Los Angeles-born rhymer offered the ISM-produced single "Red Light" with a lo-fi sound infused with his laidback, West Coast melodies. Kid Ink's last project, Full Speed, came out in January of 2015 and featured his hit "Body Language" with Usher and Tinashe. A few years later, he unleashed...

Chika, Kalan.FrFr, Skinnyfromthe9, More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Similar to the wise words of Drizzy Drake, "If you're reading this, you already know it's new music Friday." And now that it's the end of the week, this means everyone is a step closer to payday and your favorite rappers have dropped off some new music. This week, there is a little something for everybody because hip-hop is taking spring by storm.Reemerging after the success of 2019's Industry Games, Chika doubles back with Once Upon a Time. The six-track EP shows the 2020 XXL Freshman is back in her element with a mesh of trap and gospel-based productions. "Fairy Tales" featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and "Cinderella Pt. 1" brings a vibrant energy to the project while "Cinderella Pt....

March 2021 New Music Releases

[ad_1] Spring is approaching in a few weeks and there's some new music with good vibes on the horizon to help usher in the warm weather.In February, there were efforts from rising Memphis rapper Pooh Shiesty with Shiesty Season, U.K.-based rhymer Slow Thai's Tyron, Smokepurpp's Psycho and much more. This month, the temperature will certainly rise thanks to offerings from Fenix Flexin, Benny The Butcher and a host of others. Take a look below to see what's in store.Helping to kick things off is former Shoreline Mafia member Fenix Flexin. The California-bred rhymer is stepping out on his own to deliver his first solo mixtape, Fenix Flexin Mixtape Vol. 1, on March 19. Fenix previously gave glimpses of his solo...

The Weeknd, Conway The Machine and More: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] Friday means a few things and in hip-hop, it signifies new music. Take a look below to find the joints some of your favorite artists are offering this week.Canadian crooner and hip-hop adjacent artist The Weeknd drops his new project, The Highlights. The Grammy-nominated singer curated the compilation album to coincide with his upcoming Super Bowl halftime performance, which is set to take place on Sunday (Feb. 7). As far as tracks, the greatest hits project is comprised of 18 joints and features appearances from Kendrick Lamar and more. The Highlights arrives after releasing his chart-topping album After Hours almost a year ago.Griselda's Conway The Machine releases If It Bleeds It Can Be Killed, a collaborative project with beatmaker Big...

UnoTheActivist, Nyck Caution and More – New Projects This Week

[ad_1] After a tumultuous week with President Trump being impeached for the second time, making him the first Commander in Chief to do so in U.S. history, hip-hop is offering some solace with some new music.UnoTheActivist drops off his first offering of 2021, Unoverse. The sophomore LP follows the Atlanta rhymer's 2020 debut album, 8. Uno first teased Unoverse in October of 2020 via Twitter and later shared the artwork in November of 2020. Uno enjoyed a year last year, which included releasing Deadication, the four-pack EP Sorry for the Wait, Deadication 2.0: Lost Files, Dedication 2.1: Lost Files and Might Not Make It.Nyck Caution is also coming with fresh new music with his debut album, Anywhere But...

Bun B, Key!, Uncle Murda: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] It's Jan. 1, so not only is it a new year, but it's the first Friday of the month—meaning new music has officially been released to welcome the New Year. Bun B, Uncle Murda and Key! are just some of the rappers to take over the top of 2021.Bun B, one half of the legendary Southern rap duo UGK, delivers Distant, a collaborative EP with Houston rapper LE$. The six-track album features songs "Wolf Spider" and "2 Live By," among others. This new release follows Bun's last project, Bun B Day, which arrived in 2019. This is the first offering the Texas-bred rapper has released in over a year.Uncle Murda ushers...

Kid Cudi, Jack Harlow, Kamaiyah and More: New Projects This Week

[ad_1] One thing about the hip-hop scene, despite the chaos going on in the world, you can always depend on some new music to help navigate through the madness. This week, there's a third installment to an album trilogy, a debut LP from a member of the 2020 XXL Freshman class, a project from a female rapper hailing from the West Coast and much more.The resurgence of solo Kid Cudi is here. The Cleveland-bred rhymer first teased the release of his new Man on the Moon III: The Chosen album a little over a month ago. At the time, he delivered a visual indicating that the third effort to his MOTM series was coming...