J. Cole’s new album K.O.D. is getting high praise since its release on Friday, and is expected to make a big impact on the charts next week. The project has already made an impact numbers wise, as the title track has broken the Spotify U.S. record for biggest opening day. Serving as the album’s intro, “KOD” was streamed 4.2 million times on Spotify, smashing the previous record of 3.8 million set by Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do.” Cole World takes the top spot surpassing Swift, Kendrick Lamar’s “DNA.” (3.6 million), Cole’s own “Photograph” (3.55 million) and The Weeknd’s “Call Out My Name” (3.5 million).

Both the album and title track are set to make big debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart and Hot 100 chart next Monday (Apr. 30). The news comes one day after the North Carolina native dropped a music video for the song “ATM.”

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Back in March, Charlie Puth released his Kehlani-featured single “Done For Me.” The New Jersey singer/songwriter now brings the record to life with an accompanying visual directed by RJ Sanchez and Brendan Vaughn. Under warm neon lights, watch Charlie and Kehlani move from scene-to-scene in the vintage-like visual below. “Done for Me” is set to appear on Puth’s upcoming Voicenotes LP.

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Rick Ross teased a new record from MMG A&R/DJ Sam Sneak was coming right in time for the 4/20 celebrations. The Miami-native now drops off his new single “Mary Jane,” a record featuring some members of the Maybach Music Group extended family. Nipsey Hussle, Taylor Gang’s Wiz Khalifa, and Curren$y all hop on the track, as Sam Sneak handles the hook duties himself.

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Bun B has a new album on the way later this year titled Return of the Trill. The UGK has slowly rolled out records like “Gametime” and “Knowhatimsayin” since the start of the new year. In celebration of 4/20, Bun drops the perfect soundtrack to lay back and smoke to. On “Slow It Down,” the Port Arthur legend taps Big K.R.I.T., who handles the production and adds a guest verse.

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Toronto’s 88GLAM released their self-titled debut project back in late 2017. The XO duo of Derek Wise and 88 Camino now return with 88GLAM Reloaded, a deluxe edition of the album that now comes with four new tracks. One of those four records is a remix of NAV-featured “Bali,” now with an added guest verse from 2 Chainz.

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J. Period brings together two iconic names on his latest mixtape. Bridging the gap between Wakanda and Stankonia, the Brooklyn DJ/producer blends the cosmic rhymes of Big Boi and André 3000 with music from both the Black Panther film and soundtrack, in addition to powerful interview clips from the likes of 2Pac, Fela Kuti and Black Panther director Ryan Coogler. It’s Atlanta legends reimagined as Afro-futurist superheroes.

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J. Cole’s new studio album K.O.D. dropped at midnight, with physical copies out now in-stores today. The album is already making a mark on the charts, rising to No. 1 on iTunes. As Cole World’s fans digest his new project heading into the weekend, the Dreamville MC returns with a music video for the already fan favorite, “ATM.” Watch the VEVO premiere below and get K.O.D. on iTunes now.

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In March 2014, Nas brought his iconic 1994 album Illmatic to the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. to celebrate its 20th anniversary — and to also give it the classical version it deserved. Joined by the National Symphony Orchestra, the Queens MC performed his debut LP in its entirety during a historic night for both hip-hop and concert, which was aired on PBS earlier this year. Now, Nas is bringing the performance right to our ears with this special edition of Illmatic, which just so happened to turn 24 yesterday. No better way to celebrate the continued legacy of one of the greatest rap records ever made.

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LoWFi The Movement, consisting of Jayy Grams, Von Wilda & Hayelo, return with “Dew It All.” Produced by talented and famed producer 183rd, the quick-strike give fans a strong taste of what to expect from their forthcoming debut project.

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Ness Wilson released his well-received sophomore project ‘Rendezvous II’ earlier this year. Today, the NYC based vocalist decides to highlight the EP’s standout single “Get High.” Appropriately titled, the Mary Jane memoir is perfect for that pre-game hotbox or lighting up a late night joint with your cuddy buddy.

Stream the track below and purchase ‘R2’ in its entirety via iTunes here.

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