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Play That Back: This month’s new music round up

words by: Kai Acevedo
May 25, 2020

The show must go on. Although many artists have rescheduled album release dates and postponed concerts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of hip-hop’s biggest stars have managed to still drop new heat. Highly anticipated projects from Drake, Future, Lil Durk and others arrived this month. Stay in tune with the latest releases in rap with ULTRA’s top picks of May. 

 

Drake, “Dark Lane Demo Tapes”

Drake’s hit song “Toosie Slide,” as well as collaborations with Chris Brown, Playboi Carti, Future, Young Thug can be found on his latest release Dark Lane Demo Tapes. The mixtape should keep fans satisfied until he delivers his as-of-yet untitled sixth solo album later this year. 

Listen here. 

 

Chris Brown & Young Thug, “Slim & B” 

Chris Brown takes it to the trap with Slim & B. His collaborative mixtape with Young Thug features guest appearances from Future, E-40, Gunna and others. 

Listen here.

 

 

Nav, “Good Intentions”

Nav nabs his second No. 1 album with Good Intentions. The Travis Scott and Gunna-assisted single “Turks” appears on the Canadian rapper and producer’s latest project. 

Listen here. 

 

 

Lil Durk, “Just Cause Y’all Waited 2″

Lil Durk landed in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 with Just Cause Y’all Waited 2. The Chicago rapper’s fifth album features collaborations with Lil Baby, Gunna, G Herbo and Polo G and has been streamed over 75 million times. 

Listen here. 

 

 

Future, “High Off Life”

Future continues his reign with High Off Life. The platinum rap star’s seventh project to top the Billboard album charts comes equipped with hits like “Life Is Good” and collabs with Lil Uzi Vert, Meek Mill, YoungBoy Never Broke Again and others.  

Listen here. 

 

 

Polo G, “The Goat”

Polo G is back with his sophomore set The Goat. The 21-year-old links up with Lil Baby, Juice WRLD, Mustard and NLE Choppa throughout the 16-track album that features the bangers “Heartless” and “Go Stupid.” 

Listen here. 

 

Gunna, “Wunna”

The king of drip is back with a new album. Gunna’s latest, Wunna, features the singles  “Wunna” and “Skybox,” as well as contributions from Travis Scott, Roddy Ricch and producer Turbo the Great. 

Listen here. 

 

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