Christmas is just around the corner – in the truest sense of the word – and the gift of music comes to you wrapped in a fiery arc. This week brings new music from a NYC rap legend, a trippy Ohio rhyme and a heavy hitter to the New Orleans rap scene.
Nas and Hit-Boy have more where their Grammy nominees are Royal disease II Album dates. The regular employees close the year with another joint project called magic. Esco and Mr. Niggas in Paris unveiled the new release on Thursday morning (December 23rd). “MAGIC is in the air. Midnight and brand new music to the vibe, ”announced Nas on Instagram. The latest offering includes nine songs and features guest appearances from A $ AP Rocky and DJ Premier. It comes less than six months after the critically acclaimed KDII.
To the surprise of many, Trippie Redd released a mixtape on Soundcloud on Tuesday (December 21st). Prior to the tape’s arrival, Trippie informed fans via Instagram that the offer would be published if “1400” were entered 50,000 times in his comments. “@Hnrzhunter drops 8 of my songs at 10pm if you comment ‘1400’ 50,000 times,” wrote Trippie. “HATE IS DEAD mixTAPE hurry up before it’s too late these are all songs from me only 1 feature.” Whether the native Canton, Ohio actually tabulated the number of times fans wrote “1400” under his IG post is unclear, but the new tracks are available on the streaming platform via @hnrzhunter’s Soundcloud page. Trippie Redd’s last album, Excursion at Knight, came back in August.
Curren $ y crowns the year with his eighth album, Pilot talk 4, with producer Ski Beatz. Spitta teased the effort on December 6th via Instagram and shared snippets from the album, which received a release date back in August. This year alone, Curren dropped $ y LPs Debt collection agencies, Still stoned on the ocean and cooperation offers Welcome to Jet Life Recordings andWelcome to Jet Life Recordings 2 with Jet Life,Ultimate responsibility with trauma tone,Matching Rolex with cinema beats andregatta with Harry Fraud – some of which were also announced in the summer. The prequel tooPT4,Pilot talk 3, was published in 2015.
Check out the new releases from The Alchemist, Chris Webby, and more below.