Mariah Carey, Vince Staples, T-Pain, Chow Lee + More New Music You Might’ve Missed This Week

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Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri continue to advocate for the return of traditional R&B in today’s music landscape. 

Over the weekend, Rapsody and Childish Gambino showcased their incomparable superiority and respect in hip-hop with their outstanding new albums. This Friday delivers the surprise return of Vince Staples. Meanwhile, the cream of the crop of new hip-hop provided an alternative to the mainstream superstars.

Per usual, plenty of great tracks surfaced throughout the week. From Mariah Carey endorsing one of today’s brightest singers to T-Pain fighting for love to Vince Staples previewing his upcoming album, here’s a complete list of new music you might have missed this week.

Mariah Carey Joins Muni Long For “Made For Love” Remix

The new track features Carey’s signature whistle followed by Muni Long’s first verse and chorus. Carey then joins for the second verse, creating a beautiful expression of love.

T-Pain Is To Die “On The Hill”

The song is about mental wellness and standing up for yourself. “This song is really about refusing to be gaslit anymore. It’s about coming to a realization that I have to stand up for myself,” said Pain in a press release. “Over the years, that has just been something I’ve had to open my eyes to and learn how to deal with it. So yeah, I’ll die on this hill, ha!”

Vince Staples Says Shame On The Devil”

The new single prepares us for his surprise album coming Friday. Known to slip into the darkness, the new music takes us deeper into the consciousness of the Long Beach entertainer and finds balance in the madness. 

Don Toliver Has A Hardcore “Attitude”

For his new music, the Houston superstar is taking a hardcore rock approach. He displays an edgier look and energy as he journeys through a new frontier: fatherhood.

Tyla & Gunna Make The “Jump” Together To South Africa

Tyla, based in Hillbrow and the neighboring Kliptown, exudes the aura of superstardom as she and her friends dance through exhilarating scenes of organized chaos. A fight spilled into their hangout, and dance parties broke out on the balconies of nearby residences.

Dave East, Shaggy & Mike N Keys Summons A “Dangerous Riddum”

Dave East and Shaggy effortlessly flow over a tropical Mike & Keys beat, evoking Caribbean breezes and exotic locations, making it a must-have for your summer playlist. “Sonically, production from Mike & Keys always pushes me as an artist. “We recorded this joint at Mike & Keys joint in LA, and immediately reached out to Shaggy” Dave East explains.  “I’m grateful the collaboration came to life, Shaggy is a legend.” 

“Working on “Dangerous Riddum” with Dave East and Mike & Keys was a great experience” Shaggy declared. “The track embodies a perfect blend of our styles, capturing the essence of the summer with its vibrant, tropical vibes.  I’m excited for fans to feel the energy we put into this song.” 

Honey Bxby Taps Capella Grey For “Touchin”

The upcoming Summer Jam performer nabs the trending singer/songwriter for a flirtatious collaboration that will give you goosebumps. Perfect timing for all parties involved. No word if Capella Grey will be featured during Honey Bxby’s Summer Jam set. 

Mo3 & Finesse2Tymes Talk “Blood Money”

The song features Finesse2Tymes complementing Mo3’s cautionary tales about the streets, with each rapper rhyming rapidly about the cycle of violence. The track honors Mo’s memory and features Finesse2Tymes. It depicts the common story of young men resorting to violence to get ahead, without realizing it only leads to more retaliation.

Chow Lee & Flo Milli “Swag It” For The Remix

Chow Lee, a Long Island rapper, has released the remix to his song “swag it!” featuring a verse from Flo Milli. The remix is known for its viral opening line, and Flo Milli adds flirtatious bars and pick-up lines.

Common & Pete Rock “Wise Up” On New Song

Traditional hip-hop is thriving through new music from Chicago and New York legends. The upcoming album’s lead single exudes much-needed hip-hop energy in today’s climate.

DaBaby Joins “Not Like Us” Trend

Continuing his freestyle rampage, the North Carolina rap star hops on the popular Kendrick instant classic and adds his signature flow, energy, and anticipation. The latest freestyle adds to the excitement for his forthcoming album in late 2024. 

Dajah Dorn Enjoys Love All Week Long And “Twice On Sundays”

Her unique sound combines her diverse musical influences and personal experiences hailing from the north side of Jacksonville, Florida. On the new hit, she shared: “A question I get a lot about Twice On Sunday is, “Girl, who are you singing about?” And I’m always like, “I don’t know, I haven’t met him yet!”  

Deitrick Haddon Spends One Night In California

The 17-track album is a personal journey for the Christian recording artist that transforms into a worship session. Addressing criticism about his methods and marriage head-on, the project also finds him thanking God for bringing him through it all. The collection of songs captures Haddon showcasing his full range of talent.

Khaleel Mandel Pens Connecticut Chronicles

The Connecticut musician’s sixth album blends Country, Funk, Gospel, and R&B, was entirely composed and produced by the artist himself. Within a week, the new album broke the record for most streams by a Connecticut independent artist.

MC Bravado Elevates On “Belief”

The DMV rap star delivers raw humor line by line, backed by a children’s choir-infused chorus that evokes endless possibilities. Bravado on making the track: “Belief’ is the most important record I’ve made in 20 years of creating music,” Bravado says. “It comes at a crossroads, where life has been screaming at me to give up on my dreams Instead, I’m going all in because that’s what my heart is telling me to do, and what the song itself told me to do while we were making it. I hope ‘Belief’ encourages others to do the same.”

Nate Setto, TMF Precha, & KXNG Crooked Score “100 Million

KXNG Crooked doesn’t just co-sign any rapper. Linking up with Now Entertainment’s Head Hancho from Wilkinson County and the Detroit rhyme slayer is as good as a bag of money. The new collaboration is set to transform Nate Setto and TMF Precha into underground hip-hop’s next breakthrough stars. Now, do you feel like $100 million bucks yet?