HipHopDX – Even though Cardi B and Megan The Stallion continue to dominate the charts with “WAP,” this week’s new releases are full of competition. In addition to new singles from a number of the biggest names in Hip Hop including Nas, Future and Swae Lee, Jay-Z and Pharrell have joined forces to deliver a rare cut.
Peep the elite eight round-up of singles from Friday (August 21).
Pharrell Williams f. JAY-Z — “Entrepreneur”
These two powerful multi-hyphenates have made magic on multiple occasions in the past, as is the case with Pharrell’s smash-hit “Frontin” and JAY-Z’s standout “Change Clothes.” This time HOV and Skateboard P are bringing their hitmaking capabilities to the forefront to publicly disavow systemic racism on their new offering titled “Entrepreneur.”
Nas & Hit-Boy — “Kings Disease”
As veteran New York Hip Hop icon Nas begins his new album rollout crusade with West Coast fixture Hit-Boy, the pair deliver “Kings Disease” the eponymous follow-up single from the project that champions the Doja Cat referencing “Ultra Black.”
Internet Money f. Swae Lee & Future — “Thrusting”
Following the release of “Smile” featuring The Weeknd and Juice WRLD and its subsequent No. 8 appearance on the Billboard Hot 100, artist and producer collective Internet Money build on their current momentum with “Thrusting,” which exclusively taps Swae Lee and Future — marking their third collaboration in existence to date
Mulatto f. City Girls — “In n Out”
Emerging Southern rap talent Mulatto has delivered her debut Queen of da Souf album, featuring Gucci Mane, 42 Dugg and 21 Savage, and the City Girls who tap in on “In n Out.”
Fivio Foreign — “13 Going On 30”
Fivio Foreign has had quite the impressive campaign of guest features this year, with his efforts on Drake’s “Demons” and most recently alongside Nas and A$AP Ferg on “Spicy.” Now the 800 BC rapper is extending his own solo run with his new single “13 Going On 30.”
Iggy Azala f. Tinashe — “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching (DLNW)”
Iggy Azalea stages her return following 2019’s In My Defense album with the high-energy radio-ready “Dance Like Nobody’s Watching (DLNW)” featuring Tinashe on the assist.
Chief Keef & Mike WiLL Made-It — “BANG BANG”
When he’s not flexing his flame thrower for the gram, Chief Keef is obviously working on new music, and today we receive evidence of said work with Sosa and Mike WiLL Made-It’s “Bang Bang” collaboration.
B.o.B — “Slizzy Sity”
B.o.B begins the rollout for his new album Somnia, releasing September 11, with the audio single and sultry music video for “Slizzy Sity.”
Along with the highlighted releases above, be on the lookout for new music from Vic Mensa, 42 Dugg, Russ, Lecrae, Travis Scott and many more.