From heartfelt love songs to hardcore rap tracks, check out this week’s New Music Friday for the culture’s latest & greatest in music.
—Ne-Yo, Self Explanatory — Flexing his vocals over sensual tunes, the R&B singer dropped his first full original album since 2018, with features from Jeremih, Trippie Redd and Bleu.
—DJ Premier, DJ Premier: Hip Hop 50 Volume 1 — In celebration of hip-hop’s 50th birthday, the legendary DJ unveiled the first installment of 10 EPs featuring newly released music. Guest appearances include Remy Ma, Nas, Run The Jewels, Lil Wayne and more.
—DaniLeigh, “Heartbreaker” — The 27-year-old singer pens another heartfelt relationship track, seemingly in response to her public breakup with rapper DaBaby.
—Mario & Tory Lanez, “Main One” — After much social media backlash for the new collaboration, Mario dropped off his latest single with rapper Tory Lanez.
—Omeretta The Great, “Baba” — The rising rap star continues to make a name for herself with hard-hitting bars and witty lyricism.
—Joey Bada$$, “Zipcodes” — The Brooklyn, NY native unveiled his latest single from his forthcoming album, 2000, a smooth, mid-tempo rap track with an accompanying music video.
Hits in Heavy Rotation
—John Legend ft. Muni Long, “Honey“
—Beyonce, “Break My Soul“
—Diddy ft. Bryson Tiller, “Gotta Move On“
—Babyface & Ella Mai, “Keeps On Fallin‘”
—City Girls ft. Usher, “Good Love“
—Burna Boy, “Last Last“
—Muni Long & Saweetie, “Baby Boo“
—Ella Mai ft. Roddy Ricch, “How“
—Saucy Santana ft. Latto, “Booty“
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