New Music Friday: Freddie Gibbs, YG, Kid Cudi

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New albums this week from Freddie Gibbs, YG, Kid Cudi 🎶

Freddie Gibbs

Gary, Indiana’s Freddie Gibbs fifth studio album $oul $old $eparately dropped today. The fifteen track project features Kelly Price, Raekwon, Anderson.Paak, Pusha T, Offset, Rick Ross, Moneybagg Yo, Scarface, Musiq Soulchild, and Dj Paul.

$oul $old $eparately acts as Freddie’s first solo album since 2020’s Grammy-nominated album Alfredo which he created alongside The Alchemist.


YG is back with his fifth studio album, I GOT ISSUES. The veteran rapper shared the meaning of the album on Instagram. “The album I GOT ISSUES is basically insight on my life, an update on my life,” he shared. “I feel like my people haven’t heard from me in a real way, in a long time. So I’m giving them this album…I’m here with all my issues, you know what I’m sayin’?”

The project features Roddy Rich, H.E.R, J.Cole, Mozzy, Nas, Post Malone, Moneybagg Yo and D3szn.

Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi released Entergalactic which is both the title of his latest album and new animated series on Netflix. The 15 track album features guest appearances from 2 Chainz, Ty Dolla $ign, Don Toliver, and Steve Aoki. The animated series acts a a promotional component to the album. The series tells the story of an ambitious artist, Jabari, who attempts to balance success and love when he moves into his dream Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor.