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Music Updates: Hip Hop Edition

Many artists are releasing new music and it might be hard to keep up with the latest updates. In case you missed out, here are a list of a few artists who have released or are releasing new content.

J Cole “4 Your Eyez” Only Documentary

J Cole just released a new documentary, 4 Your Eyez Only, A Dreamville Film now available on HBO. With the success of his previous documentary he released in 2015 for the Forrest Hills Drive Tour, many fans have been waiting for the premiere. The documentary showcased live performances and in depth interviews of J Cole during the 4 Your Eyez Only Tour. Different locations were shot for the documentary including Baton Rouge, Fergurson, Fayetteville, and his fathers hometown of Jonesboro Ark. After the release of his recently platinum album 4 Your Eyez Only in December of last year, he released a 40 minute documentary demonstrating how his life has been ever since the Forrest Hills Drive Tour. Watch the 40 minute video here and check out the trailer of his new documentary below.

Kendrick Lamar’s New Album “DAMN.”kdottwitter

It all started with K Dot’s latest track The Heart Part 4 where he had everyone fuzzing about him taking shots at Big Sean, Drake, and Donald Trump. As he left his fans anticipating for more, he then released another track Humble which led the rapper to receive even more recognition. After all the wait, on April 14th he finally released his new album DAMN. which left everyone in awe. He is back, bigger than ever and has features with U2, Rihanna, and Zacari. Currently, he just headlined day 3 of Coachella this past weekend and performed his new album live for the first time. Rumors has it he is dropping a second album, but for now, we will have to wait and see what K Dot has in store.

Logic’s New Album “Everybody”

The Maryland rapper has done it once again with releasing his fourth studio album Everybody which is set to drop on May 5th. On his Instagram, he released the trailer of a European style painting that shows everyone who were involved making the album. Everybody is about how Logic  experienced hardships being part black and part white. Recently, Logic has reached a billion streams on Spotify and is at his peak of his career. Logic released a music video for his new song Black Spiderman and certainly it does not disappoint. A few weeks back, he also released Everybody which was the first song he released off his new album. Watch the trailer for his new album Everybody.

Post Malone’s Beerbongs and Bentleys

postmalonePost Malone just announced he will be releasing a new album this summer called Beerbongs and Bentleys. His latest album Stoney has become gold and his hit single Congratulations featuring Quavo, has gotten platinum. If that wasn’t enough for his fans, he is coming back for more this summer bigger than ever.

Mary J Blige’s New Album Features Kanye West, Quavo, and Dj Khaled

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Mary J Blige is releasing a new album called Strength of a Woman, which includes Hip Hop legends Kanye West, Migo’s Quavo, Dj Khaled and more. She revealed the tracklist for her new album on Twitter and mentioned this was her most powerful project yet. There is still little information about the album but the date is set for April 28th.

Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, and Timbaland Possible Future Collaboration

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Pharrell posted an Instagram a few weeks back of Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, and himself posing for a picture. The trio are recognized for their multiple hits they had in the past and are back on social media. Could this mean they are in the works of a new album? Either way, this is going to lead to something epic that may happen in the near future.

It’s barely April and there are more unannounced music on the way. Which artist are you most excited about?

 

 

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