As the Kendrick Lamar album release madness begins to simmer, the DX Digest for Monday (April 16) has a plethora of options to start the week off right. In the top slot, Lil Yachty and Migos go dark for the “Peek A Boo” visual and a new song from J. Cole, “Want You To Fly,” comes in a close second. K-Dot’s stint at Coachella over the weekend follows, which includes live performances of the DAMN. tracks, “DNA.” and “HUMBLE.” His show precedes Chance The Rapper’s brother, Taylor Bennett, paying tribute to his older brother on his 24th birthday with  the track “Only Brother.” Keep scrolling for fresh material from Hopsin, Abstract Rude, Madchild, KAMI, Troy Ave, AK of The Underachievers, and Kokane, as well as an undeniably dope mix celebrating the 25th anniversary of Das EFX’s Dead Serious. 

lil yachty & Migos – “peek a boo”

The three members of Migos have joined Lil Yachty as he gets his freak on in the new video for “Peek A Boo,” which is shot in extremely dark lighting with the only color standing out coming from Lil Boat’s signature red braids and multi-colored grill. Directed by Millicent Hailes, the video also features wolves, a bevy of mostly naked women and plenty of expensive jewelry. Watch it above.

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j. cole – “Want You To Fly”

In J. Cole’s new documentary, 4 Your Eyez Only, which premiered on HBO over the weekend, footage is seen of the police raiding his North Carolina home, an event that inspired the song “Neighbors.” An extra song also surfaced from the film, which you should listen to before it disappears.

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kendrick Lamar – “dna.” & “Humble.” (Coachella)

Kendrick Lamar was the exclamation point on the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which wrapped up on Sunday (April 16). The Compton success story opened his set with “DNA.” from the new album, DAMN., and performed “HUMBLE.” off the project as well. During the set he brought out Travis Scott for “goosebumps” and Future for “Mask Off.” “DNA.” and “HUMBLE.” can be seen above.

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taylor bennett – “only brother”

Chance The Rapper was admittedly brought to tears after his younger sibling, Taylor Bennett, released the single “Only Brother” as an ode to his big bro’s 24th birthday, which was Sunday (April 16).

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hopsin – “bus that”

Hopsin has dropped his latest video for “Bus That,” a three-minute and 38 second behind-the-scenes look at what his life is like while on tour. From the back of his tour bus, he is filmed heading to shower and drinking some Listerine while he claims his cash is “on fleek.”

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Abstract Rude – “The Owl’s cry”

DJ Vadim and Project Blowed vet Abstract Rude have teamed up for a collaborative project. Titled The Owl’s Cry, the album offers a dozen new tracks from the longtime Los Angeles Hip Hop staple. Released on Keep The Feel Entertainment (Rude’s own imprint distributed by Alphapup Records), The Owl’s Cry also features Haiku d’etat, Maya Jupiter and a who’s who of indie rap hero drops. Listen to the whole album above.

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madchild – “animal fight”

Swollen Members vet Madchild has continued his “Madchild Mondays” series with another track, “Animal Fight,” with production from C-Lance. Each single is building up to the release of his next Evidence-produced album, The Darkest Hour, which boasts guest spots from Alchemist, Fashawn, Oh No, Illmac, and more. The album is expected on July 28 via Battle Axe Records.

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kami – “scene girl”

Chicago artist KAMI dropped a new video late last week for “Scene Girl” featuring production from Knox Fortune. The track comes from his debut project Just Like The Movies, which is scheduled for an April 28 release. Directed by Andre Muir, the video was taken in just three shots and follows in the tradition of his first video “Home Movies” with its cinematic approach.

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troy ave – “i ain’t mad at cha”

After drawing comparisons between himself and Tupac Shakur (and even dubbing himself “NewPac”), Troy Ave has returned with another single that mirrors a 2Pac track of the same name, “I Ain’t Mad At Cha.” (Weird, right?) The song comes ahead of his forthcoming mixtape, which is also curiously titled Nupac.

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Ak (The underachievers) – “be humble (freestyle)”

Quickly capitalizing on the buzz surrounding Kendrick Lamar’s new album, DAMN., AK of The Underachievers has dropped the “Be Humble” freestyle over the original Mike WiLL Made-It beat.

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kokane – “el Booboo”

Taken from his forthcoming album, It’s Kokane Not Lemonhead, Kokane’s new video for “El BooBoo” finds production from Yung Blacc and direction from Naj. The West Coast legend, who has been deep in the rap scene for decades, has worked with everyone from the Diirty OGz and Snoop Dogg to N.W.A and Above The Law. 

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das efx – “dead serious (25th Anniversary mixtape)”

We’re a few days late to the party, but we couldn’t let the 25th anniversary of Das EFX’s Dead Serious project pass without celebrating its creation. In honor of the EPMD-produced album, Chris Read has crafted another mix for Wax Poetics, which includes tracks like Das EFX’s “Mic Checka,” Biz Markie’s “Vapors,” Chubb Rock’s “What’s The Word,” and Eric B & Rakim’s “Eric B Is President.”

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