Mixtapes


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It’s been over a year since Mick Jenkins dropped The Healing Component, which is far too long for my liking. Thankfully, the Chicago rapper returned with a surprise new project last night called Or More; The Anxious. Featuring collaborations with Saba and Michael Anthony, the seven-song set is a snapshot of Mick’s current inspirations, moods and thoughts as he puts together his new album (which, as he’ll remind you, is a time-consuming process).

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ShaqIsDope celebrates his 25th birthday by releasing his highly anticipated self-titled EP. The follow-up to 2016’s Black Frames, the project is comprised of seven tracks and includes contributions by Teddy Walton, Daniel Worthy and Jay 808, Cardiak, Lowkey X, Akilo, and Aaron Bow.

Stream the Toronto natives fresh body of work after the jump and purchase it via iTunes here.

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Jayy Grams unloads his brand new EP Good Times. The 7-track collection of songs takes listeners on a journey through the life of an 18-year old kid from Baltimore, who simply is striving for a better tomorrow for him and his LoWFi movement.

Stream the Cinematic Music Group signee’s latest body of work below and purchase it via iTunes here.

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Omarion’s 2017 started off with a handful of singles and the announcement his new solo album Reasons would arrive in mid-June. The follow-up to 2014’s Sex Playlist was delayed with no updates given on the project. Maybach O decides to close the year off strong, with the fourth installment of his Care Package series. CP4 is four-song EP, lead by the song “Open Up.” Other titles like “Soul,” “Flight” and “Been Around” make up the R&B singer’s latest project, available now on iTunes.

Stream CP4, featuring a handful of guest appearances by C’Zar below.

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Christian Kuya drops off his debut self-titled EP. A wavy blend of real-life situations and music to vibe to, the 8-track project features production from “808 Mafia” hitmaker NonStop Da Hitman, DJ Relly Rell, and more.

Stream Kuya after the break and look out for accompanying visuals to drop soon.

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Wild ‘N Out regular Justina Valentine liberates her 10-cut project Feminem. Laced with a lone feature from Mysonne, the project accurately showcases the “Candyland” singers quick-witted lyrics and knack for memorable hooks.

Stream the mixtape after the jump and look out for accompanying visuals to be released soon.

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Following the success of his well-received single “Water,” Joe Gifted recently inked a deal with Warner Brothers Records; To celebrate, the ATL native has released two new projects.

Stream Mr. Gifted and Gifted I Am after the break, compliments of Datpiff.

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An ambassador for the city of Oakland, West Coast OG Too $hort puts on for the Bay Area with his Hella Disrespectful project. The mixtape is a collection of 22 songs from the veteran rapper, loaded with guest appearances from fellow Bay Area stars like by E-40, G-Eazy, Mozzy, IAMSU!, Nef the Pharaoh, Mistah F.A.B. and much more.

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Back in February, artist Jidenna released his debut album The Chief. Janelle Monáe’s protégé signed to her Wondaland imprint now closes the year off with his new EP, Boomerang. The 6-track offering features appearances by Quavo of the Migos, Wale, Burna Boy and more.

Out now on iTunes, stream Boomerang below. UPDATE: Jidenna drops the dance-themed music video fro the EP’s title track. Watch it courtesy of VEVO.

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Before his Rolling Papers 2 LP arrives, Wiz Khalifa drops an appetizer in the form of Laugh Now, Fly Later. The project, first announced last month, is a 10-track mixtape featuring mainly solo cuts from the Taylor Gang CEO. L.A.’s Casey Veggies makes the only guest appearance, contributing a verse to the song “Royal Highness.” In a surprise move, the Pittsburgh rapper drops the full mixtape on SoundCloud ahead of its release on iTunes and all paid-streaming platforms at midnight.

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