Hip-hop is moving as fast as ever. Luckily, we’re doing the work to put the best music in one place for you. This week, we had videos from Chance The Rapper, MadeinTYO and DaBaby as well as Pardison Fontaine. There was also new music from Future and dvsn, Buddy, and 21 Savage, who jumped on a Normani “Motivation” remix and released a track on Halloween.
A$AP Ferg — “WAM” Feat. MadeinTYO
On “WAM”, A$AP Ferg and MadeinTYO ride a wacky beat with precision. Ferg imbues the track with his trademark energy, while Madeintyo slides through with finesse, allowing his distinctive voice to slink out over the fast-paced drums.
Smokepurrp — “Stevie”
“I had to show n****** I’m really back / they thought I fell off now they takin’ it back,” Smokepurrp proclaims at the start of “Stevie,” his latest single. The south Florida rhymer talks his talk over a triumphant synth and typically quaking 808s.
Young Dolph — “Trick Or Treat”
Young Dolph decided to drop off “Trick Or Treat” on Halloween. Neither the song or video has much to do with October 31st. But the haunting, hypnotic loop that Dolph swags over is fit for a horror scene.
Asian Da Brat — “Cravin” Feat. Yella Beezy
Earlier this week, Asian Da Brat linked up with Yella Beezy for “Cravin,” where the two take turns biggin’ themselves up for upgrading their significant others and making them weak in the bedroom.
Game — “Stainless” Feat. Anderson Paak
Game paid homage to two west coast legends on “Stainless,” his bluesy single featuring Anderson Paak. He chose a beat that interpolates Tupac’s “Picture Me Rollin” classic and sent a shoutout to the heavens, reminding us to “tell Nipsey it’s Crippin.’”
The Lox — “Bang Bang”
Sheek Louch released the second volume of his Gorillaween series this week. One of the standout tracks from the project is “Bang Bang,” where the three Yonkers legends sound as sharp as ever bouncing off of each other’s energy.
Yungeen Ace — “Bando”
Yungeen Ace’s Step Harder album is coming next week. He offered up a taste of what to expect on “Bando,” a diary entry of a track where he reflects on his low moments of life, scraping by and “kickin’ doors” at the tender age of 13. Luckily, things are looking up for the Florida rapper in the rap game.
Hoodrich Pablo Juan “DMV Intro”
On Thursday, Hoodrich Pablo Juan gave a sneak peak of his DMV album in the most straightforward way possible: he dropped the intro track. On “DMV Intro,” Pablo sets the tone for his album with his rags-to-riches tale of coming from bedless sleeping quarters to flashing the trappings of wealth.
Blimes and Big Gab — “Un Deux Trois”
Blimes and Big Gab paid homage to Pulp Fiction in the video for “Un Deux Trois,” a churning track where the two take turns flexing a lyrical exercise over a slick beat. The duo is currently prepping their debut album for 2020.
Junglepussy — “Spiders”
Earlier this week, Brooklyn-based rapper Junglepussy released “Spiders” along with a haunting visual fit for Halloween. She shifts between singing and rhyming in a subdued tone about how she continues to upstage the competition. After taking the song and video for “Spiders” into account as a full piece of art, it’s hard to argue her boasts.
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