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1) "Don't Matter" by Tate Kobang
Baltimore rapper Tate Kobang makes his return nine months after sharing his Silent Waves project. His latest offering _Tate Ko_consists of 15 tracks with features from Chaz French, Swizz Beatz, Young Money Yawn and more. Catch his slick lyrical style on "Don't Matter," a high energy, standout track from the project.
2) "Unusual" by Mus Matos
Philadelphia-based artist Mus Matos shares his latest single "Unusual" as he gears up for his anticipated debut EP, Cold In The West. The harmonious tune showcases his beautiful and honest vocals as he reaches out to a lover about the "unusual" feelings he's experiencing while trying to balance their relationship and stardom.
3) "WHO DAT" by SAFA GAW feat. IshDARR
SAFA GAW, the rising Bronx-based, Belizian-born artist shares his latest "WHO DAT." The catchy, bass-fueled track features IshDARR and SAFA GAW exchanging bars over Kashaka's production. If you're in need of a heavy-hitting track for your weekend, don't miss out on this one.
4) "Captain" by Khary
Rapper Khary shares the first single off his upcoming album, Captain. On the Dilip produced title track you'll catch him delivering rhymes while reflecting on his rise and how far he's come in his career: "Got these labels on my email / Like hit me back when you get a chance / Nah nigga fuck your advance / What's a milli off rip? / Rather own my own shit"
5) "Protein" by Bari
Zero Fatigue crew member Bari is back with a vibrant new track "Protein." The Monte Booker produced offering is the lead single off Bari's upcoming debut project MSTRGLSS. Sharing a few words with his fans alongside the release, Bari states, "Life a bunch a down & ups, but I️ stay steady & focused through the fog."
You may already know of New Orleans-raised artist Pell, whose recently released girasoul EP introduces him as a triple threat: rapper, singer and producer. The project is the first to be released via the newly re-launched Payday Records, and follows his 2015 project LIMBO. "throwback" is a standout piece from the EP with assistance from St. Louis rapper Smino, offering touches of John Legend's captivating track "Another Again."
7) "Kanye's Favorite Song" by Thutmose feat. Jalen Santoy
On his latest offering, Nigerian/Brooklyn artist Thutmose teams with rapper Jalen Santoy and Los Angeles producer KillaGraham. As we close out 2017, dive into "Kanye's Favorite Song" as the two exchange verses over the electronic trap beat. With the release of the new track, Thutmose has also reminded his fans to keep an eye out for new work over the next few months stating: "KillaGraham and I got in the studio together to make this song from scratch and now it's "Kanye's Favorite Song". We hope you dig it. Lots on the way in 2018..."