Los Angeles, CA – New Music Friday kicks off the month of August with several back-to-back dynamic duo collaborations from the likes of Amine and Vince Staples, Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion and 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne, among others.
Check the highlighted releases below.
Cardi B f. Megan Thee Stallion — “WAP”
Cardi B unleashed her NSFW single “WAP” featuring Meg Thee Stallion and also shared the matching steamy visual for the record, with special guest, Kylie Jenner.
2 Chainz f. Lil Wayne — “Money Maker”
Fresh off his monstrous Verzus battle against Rick Ross, 2 Chainz keeps the ball rolling with his new Lil Wayne assisted-banger sales magnet.
Juice WRLD & The Weeknd — “Smile”
Fans of the 999 and XO movements were delighted with the arrival of “Smile,” the surprise collab The Weeknd announced earlier this week with deceased rapper Juice WRLD.
Aminé f. slowthai & Vince Staples — “Pressure In My Palms”
Aminé has returned with his sophomore album Limbo, featuring Young Thug, Summer Walker, J.I.D, and a host of others. Peep “Pressure In My Palms” featuring slowthai and Vince Staples above.
Young Dolph — “Death Row”
Young Dolph has already launched the campaign for his Rich Slave album with a Lamborghini raffle and numerous singles, including “RNB” featuring Meg Thee Stallion. Now, he’s adding fuel to the fire with his new “Death Row” single.
Anderson .Paak f. J.I.D, Noname and Jay Rock — “Lockdown (Remix)”
In addition to the added verses from J.I.D, Noname and Jay Rock, listen for additional bass tracks on Anderson .Paak’s Lockdown” (Remix), courtesy of Thundercat.
Flatbush Zombies — “Afterlife”
The Flatbush Zombies doubled down on the release of their new James Blake-produced track “Afterlife” with the official video, that takes the concept of x-rays to a new level.
Smoke DZA f. Jadakiss & Flipp Dinero — “Hibachi”
Veteran Harlem MC Smoke DZA recruits Jadakiss and Flipp Dinero for their assistance on his latest offering “Hibachi.”
This week’s honorable mentions include Doja Cat’s “Freak”, DJ Scheme, IDK, J.I.D and Kenny Mason on “Cereal” and Lou the Human’s “Dr. Evil.”