The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, SZA, + More New Music You Might Have Missed This Week

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French Montana’s Mac and Cheese 5 had New York talking about the rap star from South Bronx constantly all week. But between J.Cole’s surprise teaser last week and Cardi B’s anticipated freestyle this Friday, hip-hop received a huge surge in new music throughout the week from its biggest stars that went unnoticed.

From the return of A$AP Rocky to SZA soaring through outer space to The Weeknd, Madonna, and Playboi Carti fine dining, here’s a complete rundown of new music you might have missed this week.

The Weeknd, Madonna, & Playboi Carti Are The Most “Popular”

The trio of superstars embraces the full extent of their stardom as they explore castles, mega mansions, and antiques. They sing about the price of fame and the addiction that comes with it. The first collaboration between all three, this bouncy track is one of 2024 biggest hits.

Meek Mill Begins Campaign With New EP, Heathenism

Back on his dream-chasing-ish, the Philly bull roars to the top of music with an appetizing batch of new music. Featuring Fivio Foreign and Future, the project is an appreciation by the superstar for their continued support during his hiatus. The project favorites are “Big Boy” and “Times Like This.”

The Free Nationals Tap Anderson.Paak & A$AP Rocky For “Gangsta”

The Free Nationals gets tough on the new release featuring two all-stars. In the first verse, Rocky flexed about women and other aspects of his wild lifestyle. Anderson cruises around with lines about committing crimes for riches. The song previews new music by Rocky and Paak promised this year.

Maino And Young Thug Roll Around Bumpin’ “Poetry”

It’s poetry in motion. Maino celebrates his new proclamation with a stunning new visual featuring Young Thug. Shot before Thug’s detainment, the two whip around the city in the freshest ensemble. The latest release highlights an unstoppable Maino in 2024.

Rotimi Nabs Nasty C And Mayorkun For “Sade”

After “Bestie,” Rotimi picks up Afrobeats’ finest in Nasty C and Mayorkun for an energetic new hit. While the two guests provide the trendsetting appeal, Rotimi obliges with classic riddim and adlibs. The song blends Afrobeat and Amapiano sounds.

Quavo Is “Himothy”

Quavo heads home for his latest single. He gets a few things off his chest, like the passing of Takeoff, being one of the industry’s best, and what’s to come. The track is a prelude to a forthcoming album.

LaRussell & Hit-Boy Come Together And Create A New Hit Like Rent Due

LaRussell and Hit-Boy’s new collaboration showcases their hardworking, independent spirit. In support of the collaboration, the duo and company EVEN will donate $15,000 to cover rent for 15 artists or business owners in February. The project also features Tietta, Malachi, Jane Handcock, and Hit-Boy’s father Big Hit.

310Babii Follows “Soak City” With The Anticipated Nights And Weekends

310babii went viral at 18 with “Soak City (Do It)” and started the “Squabble Dance” trend, which was embraced by fans and athletes from the NFL, NBA, and MLS. His debut album is a fresh and playful take on rap music, setting a new standard for the next generation. The debut features BIA, Luh Tyler, Duke Deuce, Tyga, DDG, and more.

SiR And Isaiah Rashad Believe In “Karma”

SiR and Isaiah Rashad’s new hit cements Top Dawg Ent’s legacy. Produced by Sigurd, the song has a lush backdrop. SiR reflects on past faults, takes accountability, and is at peace with the consequences of his actions.

Lil Yachty Has “Something Ether”

Yachty features a glitchy beat from rap producer Cardo. The disorienting video comes with a seizure warning and Yachty’s flow breaks down into digitally-warped shards. The song appears on the Quality Control artist’s new EP.

Jadakiss And Uncle Murda Are All About The “Money”

Off Uncle Murda’s new album, the collaboration is a smart investment. Murda and Kiss explores the pros and cons to grinding. In the end, you can’t help but hit the repeat button.

Buddy Enjoys Success Just “Like This”

Buddy’s “Like This” features a G Funk beat and a laid-back vibe. The music video follows him cruising in his car and visiting iconic places in Los Angeles. The California love is on full display as he stands in front of landmarks and shows out.

SZA Goes To “Saturn”

From her upcoming deluxe album. She soars around with more out-of-this-world soothing vocals about exploring the seven rings of the planet. Making her deluxe album one of the year’s most exciting.

Lil Durk Reflects On The “Old Days”

Reflecting on the good ol’ days, Durkio lays the past to rest as his future continues to blossom. The new song prepares the trilogy, Love Songs 4 The Streets 3, which has become a fan-favorite. Durk is riding high right now with his new Grammy win.

Renni Rucci Wants To “Love You More”

Rucci clears up her brief hiatus with a couple of standout verses. She proceeds to share appreciation for the unwavering support. “Love You More” is a great lead to an upcoming album. 

Waka Flocka Flame Returns “Foreva”

After a five-year break, Waka Flocka Flame released a new song about his immortality. “Foreva” is about his love for his significant other. Waka resurfaces with a new sound that is just as thrilling as before. Looks like the man from Groves Street has made a triumphant return.

Smino Is “mister misfit but ain’t missed a fit in months”

The St. Louis star continues to appease with his signature sound and consistency. In the latest, he is as unique as ever with the catchy melodic sing-a-long. Once again, Smino proves that he is about to have a breakout year in 2024.

DaBaby Hosts His Own “Grammy Party”

DaBaby continues his campaign to resurgence with the latest release that stars him hosting his own award show. Sticking to the basics and delivering more slick-talking rhymes. Soon the music industry will rediscover its appreciation for the North Carolina artist, leading to the much-anticipated release of a new album.

DDG Is “Going To The Top”

The new father drops his first release of the year and a statement for what’s to come in 2024. The track highlights his strengths with a mesmerizing melody, allowing him to boast about his success and luxury. He has more new music on the way.

Luclover Drops Sequel In “Willy Wonka 2”

The Houston rapper creates relatable music spanning various genres, including hip-hop, rap, rock, pop, and more. His raw talent propelled him on a steady path to widespread recognition. Now, “Willy Wonka 2” elevates him to the next level with much more to come.

Sofi Saint Is All About “My Name”

This track has gained recognition on the Genius Pop Chart, showcasing its popularity among music enthusiasts. Sofi Saint’s “My Name” pushes the boundaries of musical expression and captivates audiences.

Mellow Rackz Isn’t Just “Any Chick”

Her latest release is a women’s empowerment anthem produced by Grammy award-winning instrumentalist Bigg D. The music video showcases Mellow’s collaboration with ATL Jacob, Lil Yachty, and Icewear Vezzo. It is an ode to self-celebration that is sure to inspire.