The competitors within the rap sport is heavy this week in relation to new music. This spherical of drops brings forth a novel set of circumstances. A newly-married rhymer releases his third venture this yr, a really profitable unbiased artist drops an EP and an influential rapper comes by together with his eleventh studio album.
NBA YoungBoy has been the recent matter this week since he rekindled his beef with Lil Durk after Akademiks initially claimed that they settled their variations. The Baton Rouge, La. rapper has been sending subliminal pictures on the Chicago rapper whereas making ready to drop his Richest Opp mixtape. The gathering, which boasts 17 songs and no visitor options, follows his two earlier efforts, Don’t Try This at Home and I Rest My Case.
Not only does YoungBoy have beef with Durk, it appears like he has points with a couple of different rappers as nicely. On Friday (Might 12), the 23-year-old rapper launched “F**k the Industry, Pt. 2” the place he dissed Drake, J. Cole and Lil Yachty. You’ll be able to hearken to the monitor under.
For J. Cole, he rapped: “J a ho, that n***a performed it chilly like he was gon’ do a function/So I texted his line a muscle signal, I swear it’s gon be good to satisfy you.”
YoungBoy may be referencing his studio session with J. Cole in 2021 the place he allegedly made him wait eight hours within the studio to report a track, however nothing materialized.
To carry followers over till he releases one other full-length album, Russ provides followers one thing further together with his Chomp 2.5 EP. The venture is the follow-up to his 2021 venture, Chomp 2. The EP accommodates six songs with no options. Nevertheless, the Atlanta-bred artist tapped some stellar producers for manufacturing assists: Havoc (of Mobb Deep fame), The Alchemist, 9th Wonder and Statik Selectah.
A number of the standout tracks on the gathering embrace “Buckle Up Freestyle.” Earlier this week, Russ hopped on his Instagram web page and defined how he produced the soulful hip-hop monitor. Test it out under.
One other is the orchestral banger “Depraved Race.” Once more, on his IG web page, Russ invited his followers into his inventive course of with discovering the pattern and producing the good track. See under.
As all the time, Russ is on his independent grind and isn’t resting on his rap lurals.
In the meantime, earlier this week, Soulja Boy was pissed off at NBA YoungBoy and Lil Durk after it it was reported that they were dropping their albums on the identical day as his new venture, Soulja Season. Nevertheless, on Friday, Durk did not launch his album however YB delivered as promised.
“Y’all ain’t gon’ do s**t. Y’all woulda been scrapped. Y’all woulda been fought. Lower it out,” Soulja stated within the video under. “P***y-a*s n***a, you seen me announce my muthaf***in album and the following day you introduced your album. So, guess what? You lame, n***a. F**okay you speaking ’bout? Scary-a*s n***a.”
“Y’all do this s**t by yourself time,” he continued. “While you see an actual gangsta dropping, get the f**okay out the way in which. Durk, you scary as f**okay. In case you gone battle YoungBoy, gon’ and battle him.”
Soulja then made a daring declare that he could have the most important gross sales week between YoungBoy and Durk. “I am finna outsell Lil Durk and YoungBoy on the identical time,” he predicted. “This my date.”
We’ll need to see about that.