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‘IDK and Friends 2’ to Release Tonight

London-born, Maryland-based musician IDK will be releasing “IDK and Friends 2” tonight, a companion soundtrack to Kevin Durant’s documentary “Basketball County”. The release will follow “IDK and Friends :)”, a collaborative mixtape the rapper self-released in November 2018. The follow-up is set to be just as, if not more, loaded than the first, with an expansive list of vocalists and […]

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Track Review: @ MEH by Playboi Carti

Playboi Carti fans awaiting the rapper’s long-anticipated second studio album,¬†Whole Lotta Red, were treated to a surprise drop on Thursday afternoon. Carti released a new single “@ MEH” with an accompanying music video. @ meh ! out now ! — ūüíčūüßõūüŹŅ‚Äć‚ôÄÔłŹ (@playboicarti) April 16, 2020 The single shares the same cover art that the Atlanta rapper had posted on his […]

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IDK Releases New Single “In My White Tee”

IDK, a London-born, Maryland-Washington D.C.-based rapper, may be hip-hop’s next big star. His 2019 studio debut album Is He Real?¬†turned heads as a concept album that actually compelled the listeners to think, rather than just hear the same old hooks and choruses that are dominating the charts. That’s not to say the album isn’t pleasing on the ears though: IDK […]

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Review: Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert

After releasing¬†Luv is Rage 2 in 2017 (Lil Uzi Vert’s debut studio album that has since gone double-platinum,) hype built for over two years for the Philadelphia rapper’s next commercial project: Eternal Atake. The “XO Tour Llif3” rapper first announced the album in 2018, with intrigue and mystique always surrounding the nature of the record. “New Patek” was released in […]

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Track Review: Give No Fvk by Migos featuring Young Thug and Travis Scott

After releasing an over-saturated Culture II in January 2018, Migos wisely took a year off from releasing an album as a group, with solo projects and Quality Control Vol. 2 filling the gap along the way to¬†Culture III,¬†expected to release in 2020. Presumably the lead single, “Give No Fvk” was released on February 14 with two huge features: Young Thug […]

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Lil Wayne’s “Funeral” and More New Music Dropping 1/31/2020

So far, 2020 has brought us new albums from Eminem, Mac Miller, and Moneybagg Yo. But things are set to heat up more as January comes to a close, with albums and singles set to release on the month’s final day. Headlining the pack is easily Lil Wayne’s upcoming album¬†Funeral.¬†The long-awaited and rumored album was officially teased on Wayne’s Instagram […]

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Future and Drake Drop New Track “Life is Good”

After teasing a collaboration and a music video that features the two artists as fast food employees, Future and Drake released their newest collaboration on Thursday night: “Life is Good.” Drake and Future are frequent collaborators, most prominently on their joint album¬†What a Time to be Alive.¬†It’s currently unknown if the single is part of the rumored¬†What a Time To […]

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Kanye West Finally Releases Jesus Is King

The wait is finally over: Kanye West has released his 9th solo studio album:¬†Jesus Is King. There’s been longer periods of inactivity in West’s musical career since he released¬†Ye¬†and¬†Kids See Ghosts¬†in June 2018. But with missed release dates, a name and concept overhaul, and tons of waiting with little to no answers, the anticipation was agonizing. Kim Kardashian officially announced¬†Jesus […]

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Review: The Big Day by Chance the Rapper

After three successful and well-acclaimed mixtapes, Chance the Rapper shed the mixtape label, but without signing to a label.¬†The Big Day¬†serves as Chance’s self-released debut album. While it was unable to reach the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart, Chance tied Macklemore and Ryan Lewis with the highest-charting self-released album. Chance released six singles in 2018, including “Work Out,” […]

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New Rap Music Roundup 6/21/19

This time last year, I was bumping Daytona, Ye, Kids See Ghosts, Everything is Love, and Redemption. New albums by top artists were being pumped out, and the steady release schedule honestly spoiled streamers a little. This year, my favorite artists have been pretty quiet. Naturally, I’ll be more inclined to check out other new music that is releasing, and […]

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Dreamville Releases Two Singles Ahead of Revenge of the Dreamers III

J. Cole and the Dreamville crew released two singles on Wednesday night, kickstarting the road to¬†Revenge of the Dreamers III.¬† The two tracks are very different in style. The lead track, “Down Bad,” features fast-paced, hard-hitting bars from Young Nudy, J.I.D., Bas, J. Cole, and Earthgang. The verses come fast and packed to the brim with rhymes, as J.I.D. nails […]