Khromo Weekend Music Round-Up

Weekend Music Round-Up

Albums/Full-lengths

The Weeknd – The Highlights

The Weeknd drops compilation album – The Highlights. The Highlights arrived just before his highly-anticipated Super Bowl LV halftime performance on February 7th.

The Highlights include recent cuts like “Blinding Lights,” “Starboy,” “Can’t Feel My Face,” “Earned It,” “The Hills,” “Save Your Tears” and “In Your Eyes,” “Love Me Harder” with Ariana Grande, and “Pray for Me” with Kendrick Lamar.

Pooh Shiesty – Shiesty Season

New 1017 signee releases new mixtape featuring 21 Savage, Foogiano, Gucci Mane, Lil Durk and more.

Recently checking in with Zane Lowe on his Apple Music Radio show, Shiesty gives a sneak peak to what fans should expect from the mixtape:

“You getting Big Shiest on this mixtape — I’m touching on all categories. Expect me getting versatile. It’s lit. You can expect some big features, shooting a video to every song on there. We’re going all the way up.”

Singles

Lil Durk – Love You Too ft. Kehlani

As Valentine’s day draws closer, Lil Durk comes through with love-themed track featuring Kehlani – Love You Too.

Less than a week after the release of “The Voice (Deluxe)”, Lil Durk hops on this tender track, a remix to the original “Love You” featuring Sydny August.
The Chicago rapper professes his love to what is suggestive of his longtime girlfriend, India Royale.

G-Eazy – Provide ft. Chris Brown & Mark Morisson

G-Eazy taps Chris Brown and Mark Morisson on new track – Provide

Provide, which samples Mark Morrison’s 1996 hit “Return of the Mack,” is expected to appear on G-Eazy’s “These Things Happen Too” project.

The track is accompanied by an official video which sees the artists living it up at a house party.

The rapper has been promoting his forthcoming project, and confirms it would feature appearances from Demi Lovato and Lil Wayne.

Polo G – GNF (OKOKOK)

Polo G follows-up his solo single, “Epidemic,” with new music dubbed GNF (OKOKOK). The track arrives with a Cole Bennett–directed visual which sees Polo and friends on snowy Chicago rooftops and in rainy streets.

On this track, G leaves no stones unturned, rapping without auto-tune and emotions over a heavy piano beat by WIZARDMCE and Varohl. GNF (OKOKOK), features a shoutout to late rapper Pop Smoke.

Vic Mensa – Shelter ft. Chance The Rapper & Wyclef Jean

Vic Mensa seizes the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement as he enlists Chance the Rapper and Wyclef Jean on new track addressing issues and challenges faced by black people.

The video, directed by Andre Muir, consolidates on this theme with magical realism set in an urban environment.

According to Mensa and Jean:
“Shelter is a spiritual note, a healing frequency. It was inspired not by Hollywood or Paris, but by what’s going on on the ground – in the real world, with the real people.”

“The journey of this song was so important. It’s very crucial we, as musicians, use our voice to represent those who are not so easily able to be heard.”

The song references the police killings of Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile, and Elijah McClain, and also advocates for Oklahoma death row inmate, Julius Jones.

Bobby Sessions – I’m a King ft. Megan Thee Stallion

Bobbie Sessions and Megan Thee Stallion have teamed up to create a joint – I’m a King.

On the track, Megan proclaims to be a Queen and stresses her importance as she raps, “Looking at the boy, I’m the most important piece. ‘Cause you can’t win the game if you ain’t got me.”

The track is taken from the soundtrack to Eddie Murphy’s comedy “Coming 2 America” the long-awaited sequel to 1988’s Coming to America, which is set to release digitally on Amazon Prime Video, come 5th of March.

Curren$y – Misty

Curren$y is gearing up to release his “Collection Agency” project, as he drops the first official single titled Misty along with a chill music video.

Curren$y starts off the song with a shoutout to one of his West Coast comrades as he raps, “Watching the waves crash. Jamming to my patna Ohgeesy…,” on a hazy beat by Black Metaphor, Curren$y roams through New Orleans and boasts his success, car collection and swag, slabbing from city to city.

J.I.D – Bruuuh ft. Denzel Curry

Rapper, J.I.D returns with a revised version of his hit song titled “Bruuuh” as he links up with fellow music maker, Denzel Curry.

The Willie B-produced single was originally released back in 2017, and here comes the revamped version which fans have been longing for.

Arguably the two hottest pure emcees delivered an absolute banger complete with nothing short of wordplay.

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