Happy Friday, folks. As usual, today is the day we provide a list of the best new music from some of the most talented artists around.
Today, the legendary André 3000 releases his first project in 17 years, the instrumental album New Blue Sun. On the rap front, Drake is dropping Scary hours edition of For all dogsLil Wayne and 2 Chainz finally unveil their collaborative effort Welcome 2 Collegroveand the multi-hyphenated Leslie Odom, Jr When a Crooner Dieswhich includes the single ‘Loved’.
In addition to the aforementioned artists, our roundup also features music from Billy Porter, Baby Rose, Ari Lennox, Queen Naija and more.
Check out this week’s best new music below.
Andre 3000 – “New Blue Sun”
André 3000 is released New Blue Sun, the instrumental album recorded with Carlos Niño, Surya Botofasina and Nate Mercereau, among others. Listen to the album HERE.
Ari Lennox – “Get Close”
Ari Lennox has released his new single ‘Get Close’ co-produced by Wu10 and DZL. This is her first offering of solo music this year. Submit HERE.
Baby Rose ft. DESTIN CONRAD – “Closer”
Earlier this week, Baby Rose released the video for her mesmerizing single “Closer,” which features R&B rising star DESTIN CONRAD. Check it out HERE.
Terrace Martin & Gallant – “sneek”
Terrace Martin and Gallant release their new collaborative album, sneaking in. This is Martin’s first project for his O’Connor label. Listen to it HERE. Terrace also teamed up with Calvin Keys for The near north side. Listen to it HERE.
Leslie Odom, Jr. – “When A Crooner Dies”
When a Crooner Dies is the first new album by Leslie Odom Jr. with original music from 2019. It features 10 newly written songs that have been described as “Odom’s most personal music to date.” Listen to it HERE.
Billy Porter – The Black Mona Lisa
Billy Porter has released his highly anticipated new album, The Black Mona Lisa today. The album was executive produced by hitmaker Justin Tranter and features songs that authentically tell Porter’s story. Listen to it HERE.
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – “Welcome 2 Collegrove”
Today, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz dropped theirs Welcome 2 Collegrove album featuring 21 Savage, Usher, Rick Ross and more. Check it out HERE.
Timbaland ft. VITA – “Desire”
Legendary producer Timbaland graces the masses with a new track titled “Desire” featuring the talented VITA. Check it out HERE.
Jay Rock ft. BongoByTheWay – “Still That Way”
GRAMMY-winning West Coast rapper and recording artist, JayRock has released a brand new song and video titled “Still That Way.” Watch it HERE.
Queen Naija – “After The Butterflies”
Queen Naija is back with a new EP, After the Butterflies. The 10-track project includes previously released tracks “Words of Affirmation” and “No Fake Love” featuring rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again. Listen to it HERE.
Journey Montana – “Stargirl”
Today Journey Montana released their new EP titled Stargirl. The EP continues Journey’s heavy streak, following her latest single ‘Jack’, released to critical acclaim, and last year’s breakthrough ‘Bad Decisions’. Listen to it HERE.
Drake – Scary Hours 3
Drake was released today Scary hours 3, which was announced earlier today in a trailer and features six new songs. Check it out HERE.