From highly anticipated albums to movie soundtrack tunes, check out this week’s New Music Friday for the culture’s latest & greatest in music.
—Lil Baby, It’s Only Me — The third album from the rapper features appearances from Young Thug, Future, Nardo Wick, Pooh Shiesty, EST Gee, Jeremih, Rylo Rodriguez and Fridayy. It marks his follow-up to 2020’s My Turn.
—Tee Grizzley, Chapters of the Trenches — The Detroit rapper released his visual album, featuring the previously released singles “Robbery Part 4,” “Jay & Twan 1,” “Ms. Evans 1,” “Tez & Tone 1,” and “Jay & Twan 2” – all of which came with accompanying music videos. Tee also shared the visual for “Robbery Part 5” and promised to roll out the videos for “Ms. Evans 2,” “Tez & Tone 2,” “Jay & Twan 3” and “Shakespeares Classic” over the next week.
—2 Chainz, “2 Step” — The rapper has released a new original song from the soundtrack of the upcoming House Party remake. The film, starring Tosin Cole and Jacob Latimore, comes out January 13.
—Marshmello feat. Juice WRLD, “Bye Bye” — The producer/DJ says in a statement that he made the song the night he met the late rapper. “I was already such a big fan of his and being able to work with him and make music with him was an absolute honor. With this song, I intended to keep it exactly the way we made it that night,” he adds.
Hits in Heavy Rotation
—Lil Baby, “Heyy”
—Quavo & Takeoff, feat. Mustard, “See Bout It”
—EST Gee feat. Jack Harlow, “Backstage Passes”
—Future feat. Drake, “Wait for You”
—Beyoncé, “Cuff It“
—SiR, “Nothing Even Matters”
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