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Fans of J Dilla know that his mother Maureen Yancey has been keeping his name alive through multiple projects released after his passing. His latest is a 19-track instrumental album titled Motor City, which features handpicked beats from Ma Dukes herself, as well as a mix from J Rocc. There are different types of vibes on here, so expect an eclectic mix of records.

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Following the success of his I Promise I Will Never Stop Going In and collaborative work with Rich Gang, Rich Homie Quan’s buzz died down and not much was heard from him since. The Atlanta-native now is signed to Motown Records, and starts the year off by releasing his first project following the new partnership. Back to the Basics is 11 tracks, including the previously released “Replay,” “Da Streetz” and “Heart Cold.”

Cyko serves as the only guest appearance on Back to the Basics, which can be purchased now on iTunes. Click below and stream it in its entirety.

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Talib Kweli and Styles P join forces, bringing knowledge, lyricism, and social commentary on their collaborative project The Seven. The 7-track LP is lead by the single “Lost Ones,” produced by Antoine “Amadeus” Thompson. Common, Jadakiss, Sheek Louch, Rapsody, Chris Rivers, NIKO IS, and Little Vic all make guest appearances on The Seven.

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Safe to say Kendrick Lamar has dominated the headlines over the last three weeks. After returning to the music scene in late March by releasing “The Heart Pt 4″ and announcing something would arrive in early April, the Compton MC drops his highly-anticipated new album DAMN.. Lead by the Mike WiLL Made-It produced “HUMBLE.” (also becoming Lamar’s highest charting record), DAMN. is 14 tracks featuring appearances by U2, Rihanna, and singer Zacari.

Mike WiLL Made-It, Sounwave, The Alchemist, 9th Wonder, Cardo, DJ Dahi, and more contribute on the production side. Out now on iTunes, the follow-up to 2015’s To Pimp A Butterfly arrives just days before the TDE lyricist will headline the 2017 Coachella Music & Arts Festival, kicking off this weekend in Indio, California.

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Following the release of his viral single “Airplane Mode,” which reached #4 on the US Viral Charts and #18 on the Global Viral Charts on Spotify, Nate Dizzwald delivers his new 5-track EP 6 Angels. The culmination of years of trial and error, wins and losses, peaks and valleys—the cohesive project lives up to it’s name.

 

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Since the release of his Grammy-nominated debut album New York: A Love Story, the multi-talented Mack Wilds has shifted focus back on his acting career. The Staten Island native is currently handling double-duty on VH1’s The Breaks and FOX’s new hit series Shots Fired. The 27-year-old takes a break from television roles, returning with his new full-length project entitled AfterHours.

Lead by the song “Explore,” the 12-track album features guest appearances by Wale, Tink and Cam Wallace. Available now on iTunes, press play on Mack’s latest musical journey below.

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Over the past year, singer Mila J has released two projects in the 213 EP and her Valentine’s Day offering MILAULONGTIME. The Los Angeles-native now returns with a new full-length LP entitled Dopamine. The sensual songstress’ new body of work is 13 tracks, including the previously released “La La Land.”

I Rich serves as the only guest appearance on Dopamine, out now on iTunes. Stream the project in full below.

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Joey Bada$$ gives listeners his perspective of the country he calls home with his new album, ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADASS. The Brooklyn MC’s sophomore LP and follow-up to 2014’s B4.DA.A$$ is lead by the singles “Devastated” and the politically-charged “Land of the Free.” The 12-track album features guest appearances and production by J. Cole, Styles P, ScHoolBoy Q, Kirk Knight, Chuck Strangers, Powers Pleasant, Statik Selektah, LIKE of Pac Div, and DJ Khalil.

Available now on iTunes, stream Joey’s new album below.

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