Hip-Hop Top Five New Album Releases: [Video Version] Ty Dolla $ign, J.Stalin, Big K.R.I.T., Yo Gotti, Heavy Metal Kings (Ill Bill & Vinnie Paz)

Posted by Billyjam, October 30, 2017 11:54pm | Post a Comment
Hip-Hop Top 5 New Releases 10:30:17

1: Big K.R.I.T. 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time ( BMG Rights Management)
Southern rap icon Big K.R.I.T., no longer with Def Jam, returns in style with his double CD release:  4eva Is A Mighty Long Time via BMG Rights Management. Two years in the making, totaling 22 tracks and clocking in at one hour and twenty minutes total, the double disc set is divided into two distinct halves: the dirty south Big K.R.I.T. half and the Justin Scott (his birth name) non-flashy, introspective personalized half. Album mic guests include Jill Scott, Robert Glasper, Sleepy Brown, Cee-Lo and the late Pimp C while production credit, in addition to K.R.i.T. himself includes Southern rap pioneer Mannie Fresh, Supah Mario, DJ Kahlil and others. Scroll down to check out the video for the album track "Keep The devil Off (Take 1)" "

2: Ty Dolla $ign Beach House 3 (Atlantic Records)

Ty Dolla $ign's Beach House 3 T(BH3) is the third installment of the T.G.O.D. rapper's fan favorite Beach House mixtape series; with this latest one, via Atlantic Records, been as much an actual album release as a mixtape. At almost 52 minutes and 20 tracks seven songs feature guests. These include Future, Wiz Kahlifa, Pharrell Williams, Swae Lee, Damian Marley, Lauren Jauregui and Lil Wayne who appears on the song "Love U Better" with The-Dream. (video below)

3: Yo Gotti I Still Am (Epic Records)

Yo Gotti's I Still Am (Epic Records) is the new 13 track, 45 minute album from the Memphis rapper with album guests including 21 Savage (“Yellow Tape”), Nicki Minaj (“Rake It Up”), French Montana (“Oh Yeah”), Chris Brown (“Save It For Me”) and Meek Mill along with YFN Lucci (“One On One”). See the brand new video below for "Betrayal" that was published by WorldStarHipHop couple of days ago.

4: J. Stalin Gas Nation 2 (Livewire Records)

The popular East Bay rapper and CEO of successful indie West Oakland record label Livewire Records J. Stalin drops Gas Nation 2: the long delayed sequel to the 34 year old entrepreneur born Jovan Smith's 2008 released second album Gas Nation. Gas Nation 2 is the prolific Oakland artist's third album of 2017; following on the heels of June's My Dark Passenger and March's I Don't Sell Dope No Moe: all Livewire Records releases. In addition to such label mates regular collaborators Philthy RIch, Shady Nate and Joseph Kay other album guests include Berner, Mistah F.A.B. and Young Mezzy on the 16 track new release. Scroll down to see the new video for the album track "I Can't Wait."


5: Heavy Metal Kings  Black God White Devil  (Enemy Soil)

Despite their misleading name Heavy Metal Kings are rap/hip-hop and not heavy metal (although that's clearly an influence in attitude if not musically) and  Black God White Devil is their latest release. Heavy Metal Kings is the East Coast hip-hop pairing of ILL BILL (Non-Phixion and La Coka Nostra) and Vinnie Paz (Jedi Mind Tricks and Army of the Pharaohs) who last released an album as this power duo side project six years ago. Scroll down to see the video for the new album track "Mercyful Fate (feat. Goretex)." Their new album is in a tie for fifth place with Yelawolf's latest, Trial By Fire on Interscope.

1: Big K.R.I.T.  "Keep The devil Off (Take 1)" from 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time (2017)

2: Ty Dolla $ign "Love U Better (feat. Lil Wayne & The-Dream)" from Beach House 3

3: Yo Gotti "Betrayal" from I Still Am

4: J. Stalin "I Can't Wait" from  Gas Nation 2

5: Heavy Metal Kings  " "Mercyful Fate (feat. Goretex)" from Black God White Devil

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