Drake caps off a month of major releases by Beyoncé and JAY-Z, Kanye West, Nas, Ne-Yo, Jay Rock, Teyana Taylor and more with his new studio LP, Scorpion. The follow-up to 2016’s VIEWS and Drizzy’s first project since last year’s More Life is lead by the Hot 100 No. 1 smash hits “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What.”
Scorpion is a 25-song double album, with features from JAY-Z, Ty Dolla $ign, the late Static Major, and Michael Jackson on “Don’t Matter to Me,” a previously unreleased song from The King of Pop’s estate. The Canadian superstar will support the new album on the 41-date “Aubrey & The Three Amigos” tour with Migos, kicking off Jul. 26. Stream Scorpion in its entirety below (and on iTunes).
Duo Chloe x Halle continue to keep their The Kids Are Alright campaign moving with another video from the album. This time, the girls present a black and white flick for their Joey Bada$$-assisted “Happy Without Me” visual.
Rick Ross’ new studio album, Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill, is coming later this year. The MMG CEO continued the campaign for his new studio project last week, releasing the new single “Green Gucci Suit” featuring Future. During the BET Awards afterparty show on Sunday night (Jun. 24), Rozay premiered the song’s accompanying visual directed by Ryan Snyder. In the video, Rozay comes back to life in the hospital bed, enjoying his second life. With plenty of cash to blown, twerking women and a huge mansion to play in, watch Renzel and Hendrix ball hard below.
Eric B & Rakim released a new track “King’s Paradise” for Season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage. Shortly after its release, Ali Shaheed Muhammad — who produced and co-wrote the song with Adrian Younge — played bass, and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram rocked the guitar. As a collective,