It is not Christmas simply but however hip-hip all the time retains the reward rapping coming week after week. This time round, a Bronx rap-crooner drops a highly-anticipated album, a veteran rhymer from Detriot unleashes a mixtape hosted by an iconic DJ, one other spitter repping New York delivers a brand new mission and extra.
Simply three days after celebrating his twenty seventh birthday, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie lastly comes by means of together with his long-awaited new album, Me vs. Myself. Initially slated to drop again in November, the Boogie Down Bronx native correctly delayed the discharge of his fourth studio LP instantly upon studying that Drake and 21 Savage have been about to place out Her Loss on the exact same day.
“Sorry however album dropping in December now,” A Boogie bluntly said on his Instagram Story accompanied by a variety of laughing emojis. “Drake was dropping the identical day and I’m not with that.”
Now that the 22-track album has arrived, Me vs. Myself provides up a very stacked lineup of notable visitor appearances together with Lil Durk, Roddy Ricch, Tory Lanez and G Herbo, amongst others. Giving followers a strong glimpse into what they’ll anticipate from his new mission, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie dropped a complete of six beforehand launched singles from the LP reminiscent of “Ballin,” which got here out on Nov. 3, and “Water (Drowning Pt. 2),” which options Kodak Black and serves as a sequel to their 2017 smash hit, “Drowning.”
Me vs. Myself follows the profitable launch of A Boogie’s final full-length album, Artist 2.0, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 again in 2020. The “Take Pictures” artist is gearing as much as assist the brand new album together with his 17-date Me vs. Myself Tour that kicks off in February of subsequent 12 months.
In a 12 months that has seen extra Gangsta Grillz than a Paul Wall fan conference, Icewear Vezzo drops off his new DJ Drama-hosted mixtape, Paint The Metropolis, the Detroit mainstay’s first mission since being signed to Quality Control Music.
Only one week previous to the discharge of Paint The Metropolis, Vezzo previewed the brand new tape by unleashing his Jeezy-assisted lead single, “One Time.” The ominous but turnt-up road anthem was produced by Antt Beatz and finds vocals from each Icewear Vezzo and Jeezy being amplified by DJ Drama’s unapologetically hyped adlibs. Different visitor appearances on the 15-track mixtape embody Future, Kodak Black and 2 Chainz.
Icewear Vezzo‘s debut mission beneath the QC imprint comes shortly following the July launch of Wealthy Off Pints 3, the acclaimed third installment of the “Know The Distinction” MC’s mixtape collection of the identical identify.
Lastly, Scorey is again together with his second mission, Assist Is on the Means. The 16-song assortment is the follow-up to his 2021 EP, Catch Me If You Can, and includes a visitor look from his mentor Polo G who signed him to his label, Solely Dreamers Obtain in partnership with Columbia Data.
Earlier than the LP’s launch, Scorey dropped the primary single, “Oh Effectively” again in November. The John Luther and Nash Beats-produced monitor options the Syracuse, N.Y. rap-singer bidding farewell to an unreliable buddy.
“He mentioned that I am pretend ‘trigger I ain’t put him on no aircraft/Oh nicely, I ain’t tryna purchase no friendship anyway/He mentioned he gon’ kill me when he catch me down the best way/Oh nicely, I ain’t trippin’, niggas know simply how I play,” he cautions on the tune.
For his second single, Scorey went with a guitar-driven tune “156 Hudson.” On it, the 24-year-old artist displays on his time as a road hustler and eulogizes the fallen troopers who died within the unrepentant drug sport.
“156 Hudson, that is the place I used to be thuggin’ at/I am unable to lie, I broke up wit’ the streets and carry on runnin’ again/All this bloodshed, nonetheless might by no means get my brother again/Wipe my tears with a hunnid racks (Racks),” he rhymes on the tune produced by Nick Mira, Paryo, Banrisk, Nash Beats, Haze and Taz Taylor.