From hot hip-hop collabs to albums by TV entertainers and gospel hits, check out this week’s New Music Friday for the culture’s latest & greatest in music.
—Dreezy & Hit-Boy, HitGirl — The Chicago MC joined forces with the Grammy-winning producer to deliver the highly anticipated 10-track project with features from Jeremih, Coi Leray, Ink & Future.
—Nick Cannon, The Explicit Tape: Raw&B — The TV host returns to music with his first full project since White People Party Music in 2014. As noted in the title, the explicit 14-track project boasts features from fellow R&B stars Brandy, K. Michelle and Jacquees.
—The Walls Group, “Crazy” — This rising gospel group of four siblings from Texas released their latest single, “crazy.” They recently performed the upbeat, energetic track at the 2022 Trumpet Awards.
—Quavo & Takeoff, “Hotel Lobby” — It’s Migos minus one-third of its members, Offset. The uncle-nephew duo released their first collaboration, produced by Murda Beatz, under the new moniker Unc and Phew.
—Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin ft. Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore, “Kingdom” — It’s the first single off the upcoming Kingdom Book One album expected June 17, which will follow the Kingdom Tour set to kick off June 1 in Miami.
Hits in Heavy Rotation
—Lil Baby, “In A Minute“
—Post Malone & Roddy Ricch, “Cooped Up“
—BLXST, “About You“
—Bobby Shmurda, “They Don’t Know“
—Mary J. Blige ft. Anderson .Paak, “Here With Me“
—PJ Morton & JoJo ft. Mr. Talkbox, “My Peace“
—Queen Naija & Big Sean, “Hate Our Love“
—Lizzo, “About Damn Time“
Artist on the Rise
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