Los Angeles, CA – Hip Hop purists hellbent on lyricism and hypebeasts obsessed with blockbuster collaborations both have something to look forward to in week two of HipHopDX’s New Music Friday singles coverage for the month of December.
For starters, Grammy-nominated Southern rap artist Chika blesses fans with a thoughtfully sensitive offering, Griselda Records lyrical assassin Benny The Butcher comes through with a surprise release and Hip Hop’s black sheep, Russ, debuts his new collaboration with a monolithic producer.
Check out the biggest releases from the week of Friday (December 11).
Chika — “FWB”
Giving into scandalous temptation, Chika unabashedly celebrates, “hoe tingz,” on her new melodic homewrecking anthem “FWB.”
Zaytoven & Yung Scooter f. 2 Chainz & Rick Ross — “Dope Boyz N Trap Godz”
To kick off their collaborative Zaystreet mixtape, Zaytoven and Yung Scooter enlist Rick Ross and 2 Chainz for the intro track “Dope Boyz N Trap Godz.”
Benny The Butcher — “3:30 In Houston”
In his latest time-stamped verbal assault, Benny The Butcher brags about taking a bullet before giving up his chain to robbers in Texas, his skyrocketing net worth and business meetings with JAY-Z.
Russ — “Hard For Me”
Last year, Russ posted a clip to Instagram of Hip Hop legend Scott Storch, remarking that he started making beats at age fourteen because of the producer. Now, the Zoo rapper adds to their synergetic list of collaborations with “Hard For Me.”
Funkmaster Flex & King Von — “Lurkin”
For weeks, seasoned New York DJ Funk Flex has been teasing his upcoming featuring collaborations with rappers like Lil Baby and 50 Cent. Now, he finally delivers the first taste of the project with the posthumous King Von single “Lurkin.”
Fredo Bang f. Sada Baby — “Big Steppa”
The spark Sada Baby provides on Fredo Bang is without a doubt the audio equivalent of napalm. Peep their explosive collab “Big Steppa,” below.
Westside Boogie f. Joey Bada$$ — “Outside”
In an attempt to stave off impatient fans, Westside Boogie drops off bar-heavy rap anthology “Outside,” with added help from Joey Bada$$.
DDG — “Tony Montana”
Buzzing YouTuber-turned-rapper DDG seeks to follow-up on Blueface-remixed hit “Moonwalking In Calabasas,” with his smooth-rolling, acoustic guitar rift dominant banger “Tony Montana,” with production from DaBaby’s beat making prodigy, Dj K.I.D.
Additionally, mull over this week’s Honorable Mentions with releases from Bighead with Gunna and Booke, Drewski assisted by Sleepy Hallow and Sheff G and a solo offering from emerging artist Tdot Illdude.