Erykah Badu, But U Caint Use My Phone
Featuring Drake, Andre 3000 and more the Analog Girl gets plenty digital with this release as she and her co-stars addressed dating in the smart phone age, and more. An obvious standout is "Hello," where Badu recruits ex boo, Andre 3K, for a sensual exploration of love and relationships. Head over to iTunes to buy.
Fabolous, Summertime Shootout
It's always Loso (season), in case you ain't know so. The Brooklyn MC drops off a new mixtape to keep you busy for the holiday weekend with new freestyles over some friendly tunes, including Drake's "Hotline Bing" and some throwback fare like LL Cool J's "Doin' It," which he recruits Trey Songz and Nicki Minaj for to do additional damage. Start listening to it, here.
Rick Ross, Renzel Remixes
Not to be outdone, Rozay also delivers a collection of freestyles for the long weekend. The Bawse's set features him taking on tracks by Adele ("Hello"), Kanye West ("Flashing Lights") and more. Have a listen to it, here.
Lil Wayne, No Ceilings 2
Tunchi is out here working o the holidys with the sequel to his No Ceilings mixtape that showcases the Young Money head honcho's lyrical acumen over 24 tracks. The original was nothig short of amazing ad the second installment aims high: Future, Mannie Fresh and Yo Gotti top a long list of contributors. Get to listening to it, here.