New Hip-Hop and R&B Albums | May 10

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New Hip-Hop and R&B Albums Coming May 10, 2024

Get ready to hit play as 92.5 The Beat spotlights some of the hottest new hip-hop and R&B albums dropping on May 10, 2024. From trap-infused beats to classic lyrical flows, here’s what’s about to hit your playlist.

Future: Mixtape Pluto [Freebandz]

Known for his prolific discography and innovative musical style, Future has continually shaped contemporary rap with his signature delivery and dark, melodic hooks. Under his label Freebandz, Mixtape Pluto follows two other 2024 releases: We Don’t Trust You and We Still Don’t Trust You. 

Conway the Machine: SFK [Griselda]

Rising from Buffalo’s hip-hop scene as a key member of Griselda, Conway the Machine brings gritty lyricism and unparalleled flow to his latest project SFK. Conway, known for his unapologetic rhymes and raw storytelling, channels his personal struggles and triumphs into music that resonates deeply with fans of hardcore rap. With the backing of Griselda Records, SFK continues his tradition of delivering hard-hitting tracks that cater to those who crave authenticity in rap.

Ghostface Killah: Set the Tone (Guns & Roses) [Mass Appeal]

A Wu-Tang Clan legend, Ghostface Killah has been captivating hip-hop fans with his distinctive storytelling since the ’90s. His new album, Set the Tone (Guns & Roses), under Mass Appeal, offers listeners a blend of old-school flair and new-age energy, featuring Ghostface’s signature sharp lyricism and cinematic style. It’s a throwback to classic ’90s rap with a contemporary twist, perfect for anyone looking to reminisce or experience his legendary style for the first time. Listen to the Method Man collaboration, “Pair of Hammers” here. 

Chief Keef: Almighty So 2 [43B]

Chief Keef’s impact on the drill and trap scene has been massive since his breakout hits in the early 2010s. Almighty So 2, under his label 43B, serves as a sequel to his 2013 Almighty So, featuring Keef’s distinctive gritty production and lyrical delivery. The album is packed with his unmistakable sound that appeals to those who live for high-energy, trap-infused beats, making it a must-listen for fans eager for modern hip-hop bangers. Listen to “1,2,3.”

Yaya Bey: Ten Fold [Big Dada]

Genre-blurring and endlessly creative, Yaya Bey seamlessly weaves together elements of R&B, pop, and more in Ten Fold. Known for her unique storytelling that explores themes of love, identity, and self-discovery, Bey’s music consistently pushes boundaries while remaining deeply personal. Under the Big Dada label, Ten Fold is poised to deliver an array of soulful melodies and introspective lyrics that showcase her distinctive blend of contemporary and nostalgic sounds. Listen to “chasing the bus.”

Gunna: One of Wun [YSL]

Gunna’s melodic trap style has secured him a place among today’s hip-hop elite. His latest album, One of Wun, is set to deliver more of the catchy hooks and smooth flows that fans have come to expect. Under the Young Stoner Life (YSL) imprint, the album reflects Gunna’s ability to craft infectious tracks that blend rhythmic beats with his laid-back yet precise lyrical approach, ensuring this new project will be a staple for those looking for an immersive, melodic trap experience.

Tune in to 92.5 The Beat to catch these releases and stay up-to-date with the freshest hip-hop and R&B drops.

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