Several high-profile collaborations and a pair of ultra-hyped up remixes dominate this edition of HipHopDX’s New Music Friday singles coverage. There’s representation from all over the industry as Alabama-rapper Yung Bleu links with Drake and Sada Baby and Nick Minaj bridge the gap between Detroit and New York, amid other notable regional connections.
Check out our top releases for the week of Friday (October 16).
Yung Bleu f. Drake — “You’re Mines Still (Remix)”
Following the release of his Love Scars: The 5 Stages of Emotions EP Yung Bleu is getting a boost by way of a Drizzy guest verse — that apparently materialized after this interview.
Sada Baby f. Nicki Minaj — “Whole Lotta Choppas (Remix)”
Building on the energy of the “Your Mines Still (Remix),” Sada Baby’s new version of “Whole Lotta Choppas” with Nicki Minaj is easily one of the biggest collaborations this week.
Yella Beezy f. 42 Dugg — “Solid”
In yet another cross country clash, Dallas-bred rap star Yella Beezy links with rising Detroit talent and Lil Baby 4PF artist 42 Dugg for “Solid.”
Ty Dolla $ign f. Jhené Aiko — “By Yourself”
Following the recent release date announcement of his third studio album Featuring Ty Dolla $ign, the “Paranoid” vocalist delivers the lead single from the project “By Yourself” featuring Jhené Aiko.
IDK — “King Alfred”
IDK demands we “Bring Obama back,” in his militant new solo effort “King Alfred.”
Rich The Kid f. YoungBoy Never Broke Again — “Bankroll”
Scheduled to appear on their collaborative album Nobody Safe, arriving November 13, Rich The Kid and YoungBoy Never Broke again share “Bankroll.”
Statik Selektah f. Nas, Joey Bada$$ & Gary Clark Jr. — “Keep It Moving”
From his forthcoming project, The Balancing Act, veteran Hip Hop producer Statik Selektah has assembled Nas, Joey Bada$$, and Gary Clark Jr. for the single “Keep It Moving.”
Russ — “Sorry”
To celebrate the 5x platinum certification of his 2017 song “Losin Control,” Russ unleashes a new track in “Sorry,” with Illmind on the lead production.
Additionally, be on the lookout for new music from GNAR and Lil Uzi Vert, Guapdad 4000, Chevy Woods and Shawn Wasabi, and more.