NMF: Dreezy & Hit-Boy, Nick Cannon, Maverick City Music and more

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From hot hip-hop collabs to albums by TV entertainers and gospel hits, check out this week’s New Music Friday for the culture’s latest & greatest in music.

Dreezy & Hit-BoyHitGirl — The Chicago MC joined forces with the Grammy-winning producer to deliver the highly anticipated 10-track project with features from JeremihCoi LerayInk & Future.  

Nick CannonThe Explicit Tape: Raw&B — The TV host returns to music with his first full project since White People Party Music in 2014. As noted in the title, the explicit 14-track project boasts features from fellow R&B stars BrandyK. Michelle and Jacquees.

The Walls Group, “Crazy” — This rising gospel group of four siblings from Texas released their latest single, “crazy.” They recently performed the upbeat, energetic track at the 2022 Trumpet Awards.   

Quavo & Takeoff, “Hotel Lobby” — It’s Migos minus one-third of its members, Offset. The uncle-nephew duo released their first collaboration, produced by Murda Beatz, under the new moniker Unc and Phew.

Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin ft. Naomi Raine & Chandler Moore, “Kingdom” — It’s the first single off the upcoming Kingdom Book One album expected June 17, which will follow the Kingdom Tour set to kick off June 1 in Miami. 

Hits in Heavy Rotation

Lil Baby, “In A Minute

Post Malone & Roddy Ricch, “Cooped Up

BLXST, “About You

Bobby Shmurda, “They Don’t Know

Mary J. Blige ft. Anderson .Paak, “Here With Me

PJ Morton & JoJo ft. Mr. Talkbox, “My Peace

Queen Naija & Big Sean, “Hate Our Love

Lizzo, “About Damn Time

Artist on the Rise

Ar’mon & Trey rose to social media fame due to their viral R&B covers and original music. While they’ve gained success as a pair, the brothers recently began marketing themselves as solo artists.

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