Best New Tracks: Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch

As the week in music draws to a close, HYPEBEAST has rounded up the best projects for the latest installment of Best New Tracks.

This week’s list is headed by releases from Kendrick Lamar and Post Malone with Roddy Ricch, who released the album. mr moral and the great climbers and the collaborative cut “Cooped Up”, respectively. Also joining this selection are offerings from Blxst, Chance The Rapper with Vic Mensa, Bazzi, black midi, Lil Eazzyy, Boldy James with Real Bad Man, Stove God Cooks and Rome Streetz, Adekunle Gold with Ty Dolla $ign and Obongjayar.

Kendrick Lamar- mr moral and the great climbers

Kendrick Lamar triumphantly returns after five years with Mr. moral and the great climbers. The double album marks her final release with Top Dawg Entertainment and her debut with pgLang, and features guest appearances from Blxst and Amanda Reifer on “Die Hard”, Sampha on “Father Time”, Taylour Paige on “We Cry Together”, Summer Walker and Ghostface Killah in “Purple Hearts”, Kodak Black in “Silent Hill”, Baby Keem and Sam Dew in “Savior”, Tanna Leone in “Mr. Morale and Portishead’s Beth Gibbons in “Mother I Sober.”

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Post Malone x Roddy Ricch – “Locked Up”

with his new album Twelve karat toothache Scheduled to drop June 3, Post Malone recruits Roddy Ricch for new single “Cooped Up.” His second collaboration after “wow”. 2019 remix, Posty praised Ricch while speaking with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe: “He’s an amazing man and a natural performer, vocalist and lyricist. And he just chases after him, and he’s great. Dude, and just to watch it grow. And he is such a beautiful, beautiful man. And so talented, man. I’m so excited.” He continued: “I’ve been out of my bag for a long time, and I’m trying to get back in there, man. We knew what we wanted to say and we knew what we wanted to express, not just in a song but at the time. particular album. And yeah, it just came super naturally. I couldn’t even tell you. I was probably crazy when I wrote it.”

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Blxst – “Never Wrong”

Blxst shares an accompanying music video for their latest track “Never Was Wrong.” Set in a Beverly Hills mansion, the image features cameo appearances from familiar faces like Buddy and is a “highlight of a modern perspective of Los Angeles’ black upper echelon” as they party in such a lavish area. “The lighting and camera angles show everyone in a very glamorous attitude and instantly transport you to the world of Blxst, filled with diamonds, beautiful people and a full jazz band accompanied by smooth 808s,” the statement read. press.

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Chance The Rapper x Vic Mensa – “Writing Exercise #3: Wraith”

Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa reunite for their latest collaborative effort, “Writing Exercise #3: Wraith.” Produced by Smoko Ono and Beat Butcha, Mensa reveals that fans can expect more music from them soon. “Chano and I have been working on a lot of music for a while, there is much more to come,” he shared in a statement. “This was produced by the homie Smoko Ono and Beat Butcha.”

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Bazzi – “Will you ever feel the same way?”

Bazzi wants to know “Will he ever feel the same?” on his first single of 2022. The follow-up to last year’s “I Like That,” the new song is written by the artist himself and produced by his longtime collaborator Kevin White of Rice N Peas. Fans can expect a new album to be released soon and even more music this summer.

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black midi – “Welcome to hell”

British trio Black Midi, consisting of Geordie Greep, Cameron Picton and Morgan Simpson, are set to release their third album. infernal fire on July 15 and shares the lead single “Welcome To Hell.” Written in isolation in London, Greep explained, “If Cavalcade was a drama, ‘Hellfire’ is like an epic action movie.” She continued: “Almost everyone depicted is kind of trash. Almost everything I write is about something true, something that I experienced and exaggerated and wrote. I don’t believe in Hell, but all that old world craziness is great for songs, I’ve always loved movies and anything else with a representation of Hell. Dante’s hell. When Homer goes to Hell in The Simpsons. There’s a hell of robots in Futurama. Isaac Bashevis Singer, a Jewish writer who portrays a Satan interfering in people’s lives. There is a lot!”

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Lil Eazzyy- too easyy

Lil Eazzyy teams up with GRAMMY-nominated producer Chop Squad DJ for his latest mixtape, Too Eazzyy. The 10-track project features guest appearances from Shoebox Baby and NLE Choppa, the latter of whom Eazzyy is currently on tour through June 5.

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Boldy James x Real Bad Man x Stove God Cooks x Rome Streetz – “Open Door”

really bad bold collaborators Boldy James and Real Bad Man are set to release their new collaborative album, kill nothing, on May 20. The pair also release the album’s second single, “Open Door”, featuring Stove God Cooks and Rome Streetz. “Lyrically, a lot of rappers are so caught up in what everyone thinks they’re supposed to do, that they don’t kill records anymore. I feel like even though I don’t do the biggest energy records, or the club records, to get the girls moving too, I feel like I got the most consistent flow in the game,” James shared. “When I work with Real Bad Man, we’re killing shit, for me, even on our days off, we’re killing shit. There are others who try their best, but they are not killing anything or letting anything die.

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Adekunle Gold x Ty Dolla $ign – “A Woman”

Adekunle Gold is fresh off his new album Catch Me If You Can, dropping an accompanying music video for “One Woman” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The stunning and vibrant image is directed by Ghanaian photographer and visual artist Mike Amofah and features a cameo appearance by top model and Armani Beauty spokesperson Madisin Rian.

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Obongjayar- Some nights I dream of doors

Nigerian-born, London-based multidisciplinary artist Obongjayar finally unveils his long-awaited debut album, Some nights I dream of doors. The 12-track project was recorded over 12 months alongside Barney Lister and features a single guest appearance by Nubya Garcia on “Wrong for It.”

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