This week brings music people have been waiting for: a second posthumous release from a popular Brooklyn drilling rapper, a new venture from a Louisiana rap veteran, and a collaboration between two California natives, one of which is 2021 XXL Student in the first year.
The saying goes, “You can’t say pop and forget the smoke,” and this week his team is delivering a second posthumous album of the undeniable talent with the distinctive scratchy voice.trust, Pop Smoke’s second LP, which is also the second time since his tragic murder on February 19, 2020, has arrived. The fully loaded project has high profile features like Kanye West, Pusha T, Rick Ross, The-Dream, 42 Dugg, 21 Savage, Takeoff, Future, Chris Brown, Dua Lipa, Pharrell, Quavo, Kid Cudi, Kodak Black and more. Brooklyn colleagues Bizzy Banks and Rah Swish and Lil Tjay from the Bronx also perform. Although Pop Smoke hasn’t been physical for nearly a year and a half, its memory lives on through its music. Shoot for the stars Aim at the moon, Pop’s debut album and first posthumous release, was one of the most successful rap albums of the past year.
Boosie BadAzz may cause chaos and heartbreaking laughter on Instagram, but he’s still about his music. Baton Rouge, La. Rapper drops his latest attempt Goat talk 3. On Wednesday (July 14), Boosie shared the tracklist for the project with performances by Pooh Shiesty, a recently inducted into the 2021 XXL Freshman course and DaBaby, anotherXXL Freshman alum and Grammy-nominated rap star. Louisiana rhyme, known for its southern twang and unforgiving beats, was releasedGT2 last year and the first part of itGoat talk Series in 2019.
Blxst from Los Angeles, a 2021XXLFreshman is releasing music this week, and his Westside peers join the release of Bino RideauxSixtape 2 , the successor to their 2019SixtapeProject with the sequel. Before the arrival of the 12-track offer, the foolproof duo had a typical West Coast vibe called “Movie”. Today, in time for the project’s release, they released a visual for “One of The Ones”, also on the effort. For Blxst, this is his first set of songs since he released his debut EP.No love lost, last year. As for Bino, he published his project,Outside, also in 2020.
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