New music Friday is again once more. Numerous initiatives have arrived together with a sophomore album from an introspective rhymer from Maryland, a brand new LP by a Cali wordsmith and a recent mixtape from a Harlem vet.
Cordae‘s long-awaited second album, From a Birds Eye View, has arrived with a slew of huge title visitor options. Eminem, Nas, Lil Wayne, Gunna and R&B soul legend Stevie Wonder are just some of the artists on the LP. Hours earlier than the album formally dropped, Cordae posted a word on his Twitter to his followers. “So the album drops tonight!” he wrote. “Each particular person music has a major place in my coronary heart as they have been all impressed by actual life occasions, feelings and experiences. With that being mentioned, I ask ya’ll to please take heed to songs 1-12 (Shilohs Intro-Westake High) from prime to backside with no pauses, skips or interruptions. As that is the best way it was meant to be listened to, particularly the primary time round. As it is a full physique of labor. Thank you kindly to your ears and assist.” Cordae’s final launch, The Lost Boy, got here out in 2019.
Sliding over to the West Coast, there’s Earl Sweatshirt, who’s delivering his first album since Rap Some Songs in 2018. The former Odd Future rhymer provided the lead single, “Tabula Rasa” that includes rap duo Armand Hammer a couple of month earlier than the discharge of Sick! On the album, Earl mentioned, “Sick is my humble providing of 10 songs recorded within the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns. Before the virus I had been engaged on an album I named after a guide I used to learn with my mom (‘The People Could Fly’). Once the lockdowns hit, individuals could not fly anymore. A clever man mentioned artwork imitates life. People have been sick. The People have been indignant and remoted and stressed. I leaned into the chaos trigger it was obvious that it wasn’t going anyplace. these songs are what occurred after I would come up for air.”
Coming off an enormous 12 months in 2021, Jim Jones continues to use stress with the brand new Gangsta Grillz mixtape, We Set the Trends, with DJ Drama. Jimmy comes by way of with 25 tracks on the sturdy venture, which options visitor appearances from Migos, Fabolous, Dave East, Fivio Foreign, Maino and others. Capo can also be engaged on a brand new album, which is reportedly titled Prime 112, as a nod to the Miami restaurant the place the Dipset rapper and his crew reportedly just lately bought into an altercation with Freddie Gibbs.