Fridays have many meanings and in hip-hop it means new music. Keep scrolling to see what the rappers are dropping this week.
Almost three years have passed since an effort arrived to Stoner Youth Life Records in its entirety. However, after months of teasing, the rap collective comes out. Slime Language 2. Young thug, manager of the Atlanta-based label, officially dropped the LP cover on Monday, April 12. Preparing for the album’s release, which features Gunna, Lil Keed, Karlae, Strick, Yung Kayo and more, Thugger teased a visual featuring footage from what appears to be the photo shoot for the cover art as well as behind the scenes. clips from the album being created. To coincide with the release of Slime Language 2, Thug is releasing his highly energetic and contagious new single, “Ski”, with his protégé Gunna. A long time to come, but well worth the wait.
Conway the machine also released its second offering of the year: La Maquina. Translated into English, the album’s title means “the machine”. Known to put grain on wax, the Griselda files MC offers 11 tracks with a disturbing production and nostalgic New York bars. “Scatter Brain,” which is the album’s first single and features appearances from JID and Ludacris, is just a taste of what to expect from Conway’s project. Other clients include Benny The Butcher, Westside Gunn and 2 Chainz. There is also a production of Don Cannon (“Scatter Brain”), veteran beatsmith Alchemist on the “200 Pies” assisted by Chainz, Murda Beatz and more. The Buffalo, NY Rhymer’s latest album follows If he bleeds he can be killed with producer Big Ghost, which dropped in February.
Alabama rhyme Yelawolf and Memphis rap veteran DJ Paul have united again for their new project, Slumafia. the Three 6 mafia The member first alluded to the arrival of the effort on April 10. Given Yela and Paul’s collaborative history, expect the ultimate level of cohesion mixed with southern bars and feel. DJ Paul, who signed years ago to Yelawolf’s Slumerican label, has worked with Yelawolf on a number of offerings including Ghetto cowboy and Muzik trunk 3, both released in 2019. In 2013, the duo released their first EP together, produced only by DJ Paul, called Black autumn.