HipHopDX returns for another week of New Music Friday Albums coverage featuring new releases from artists such as Young Thug, Saweetie, Big Scarr and more.
April 8, 2021 YSL Slime Language 2 Back in January, Young Thugs YSL roster mobilized under the direction of Yak Gotti, Sheck Wes and Yung Kayofollowing the release if their intoxicating GFU banger. And with the added hype of the Meek Mill-assisted That Go single, big slime boss Young Thug made YSLs Slime Language 2 album campaign official on Wednesdaywhen he posted the majestic large family portrait of the label, which doubles as the the cover art, on the Gram. Be sure to have snacks and beverages close by when setting out to listen to the massive 23-track Slime Language 2 project, which is home to countless fire guest features from artists such as Lil Baby, Kid Cudi, Lil Uzi Vert, Skepta and more. Saweetie Pretty Summer Playlist Season 1 Following the major co-sign Saweetiereceived earlier this month when pop star Gwen Stefani tapped the Warner Records rapper for her Slow Clap single,the Icy girl is giving her stamp of approval on a select group of artists. Pretty Summer Playlist Season 1 is Saweeties barometer for forecasting talent she views as Next Up according to her Artists such as Drakeo The Ruler, BbyAfrica and Kendra Jae, among others, join Saweetie on six of the seven tracks existing on Pretty Summer Playlist Season 1. Conway The Machine La Maquina In 2020, Conway The Machinedominated and delivered arguably one of his best lyrical performances of his careerwith his hallmark From King To A God album. The Griselda MC almost immediately followed with yet another formidable effort, embedded in his dynamic 10-track If It Bleeds It Can Be Killedproject at the top of 2021. Conway The Machine already gave fans a taste of what his upcoming work of art La Maquina sounds like with the release of his Cardiak-produced single Blood Rosesat the beginning of the month. Griselda junkies can now dive into the full album, which includes features from Benny The Butcher, Westside Gunn, 2 Chainz, Ludacris and J.I.D. and production from Alchemist, Daringer, Murda Beatz and Don Cannon.