It’s time for another New Music Friday, providing fans with a fresh batch of Hip Hop and R&B releases. Halloween is just a little over a week away, but listeners don’t have to wait to enjoy musical treats from Ty Dolla $ign, Joyner Lucas, DeJ Loaf and more.
Veteran MCs such as KXNG Crooked and Tech N9ne come through with new projects, continuing to supply their loyal supporters with a steady stream of content in 2020. Also, emerging acts such as Blacc Zacc and Luh Kel look to make a lasting impression and stand out in the crowded music landscape.
Other notable releases for the week include Dave East joining in the deluxe trend and Comethazine resuming his Bawskee series. Check out all of the noteworthy Hip Hop and R&B projects below.
Ty Dolla $ign – Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
Ty Dolla $ign has embraced his status as a go-to guest by naming his latest album Featuring Ty Dolla $ign. The veteran singer gets help from Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone, Anderson .Paak, Roddy Ricch, Future and more on the 25-track LP.
Joyner Lucas – Evolution
After pushing back the release date multiple times, Joyner Lucas has finally delivered his Evolution project. The independent MC says all the delays were done to ensure it comes up in the “classic conversation.”
DeJ Loaf – Sell Sole II
DeJ Loaf has dropped her debut album Sell Sole II, which arrives six years after her breakthrough single “Try Me.” The Detroit-bred artist’s first studio LP includes collaborations with Lil Uzi Vert, Rick Ross, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, Big Sean, Gunna, 6LACK, Boldy James, 42 Dugg and Sada Baby.
KXNG Crooked – Flag
KXNG Crooked gets back to his solo grind with a new project titled Flag. The nine-song set serves as the follow-up to his H.A.R.D. EP with fellow Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz.
Blacc Zacc – 803 Legend
Blacc Zacc, one of DaBaby’s labelmates on South Coast Music Group, releases his 803 Legend project on Interscope Records. The South Carolina native is joined by Kevin Gates, 42 Dugg, Foogiano, Fat Loc and ZayTheGOAT on the 13-track release.
Dave East – Karma 3 (Deluxe)
Dave East revisits August’s Karma 3 mixtape to give it the deluxe edition treatment. The beefed-up version adds collaborative cuts with Jeezy, G Herbo and Chris Brown, among others.
Comethazine – Bawskee 4
Comethazine returns to his Bawskee series for a fourth entry. The Alamo Records artist’s Bawskee 4 is his second project of 2020 following March’s Pandemic album.
Tech N9ne – Fear Exodus
Tech N9ne continues to expand on his ENTERFEAR album by sharing the FEAR EXODUS EP a few months after his MORE FEAR project. The eight-song set features Strange Music labelmates Krizz Kaliko, Wrekonize, Bernz, Joey Cool, Maez301 and more.
Luh Kel – L.O.V.E.
Cinematic Music Group’s Luh Kel has unleashed his L.O.V.E. album. The rising R&B star’s latest work is a 14-track LP boasting collabs with Queen Naija and Lil Tjay.