Best New Music for this week features new albums from Baby Keem, AZ and Common. We also get new singles from the likes of SZA, Ari Lennox and DaBaby. Because we can’t always get them all. These are some of the best new music released this Friday, September 10. All in one place for your listening pleasure. We care!
Album: Baby Keem “The Melodic Blue”
Baby Keem makes his major label debut with the melodic blue, his first project since 2019’s Die For My Bitch. Released via Kendrick Lamar’s pgLang, the new project includes collaborations with his cousin, Kendrick Lamar on “Family Ties,” “Vent” and “Range Brothers.” The 16-track LP also features guest appearances from Travis Scott, and Don Toliver.
Album: AZ “Doe Or Die II”
AZ finally delivers the sequel to his classic debut album “Doe Or Die.”
Released about 25 years after the original, AZ’s ninth studio album features guest appearances by Rick Ross, Idris Elba, Lil Wayne, Conway The Machine, Dave East and more.
Album: Common “A Beautiful Revolution, Pt. 2”
Common continues his Beautiful Revolution album series with the second installment. The 11-track effort is led by the Black Thought and Seun Kuti assisted-single “When We Move.” PJ, Morgan, Marcus King and Brittany Howard also contribute their talents
SZA “The Anonymous Ones”
SZA preaches the importance of self worth in her new offering “The Anonymous Ones.” The song is lifted off the soundtrack to the upcoming motion picture and adaptation of the 2015 musical, Dear Evan Hansen.
DaBaby connects with Lil Wayne for his latest offering, Lonely. The reflective song follows his “Essence” and “Wokesha” freestyles.
Ari Lennox “Pressure”
Ari Lennox teams up with Jermaine Dupri for her new sexy bop titled “Pressure.” The Dreamville songstress unveils her sexual fantasies in the new song co-produced by Bryan-Michael Cox.
Fivio Foreign “Story Time”
Fivio Foreign narrates his hood tales in his latest single “Story Time.” The accompanying video follows a hustlers journey and finds the Brooklyn rapper reflecting on his trials. “Storytime” is the latest single off his upcoming album, B.I.B.L.E.
YoungBoy Never Broke Again “Life Support “
YoungBoy Never Broke Again returns with a new vidoe single titled “Life Support.” The song is off his upcoming “Sincerely, Kentrell” album dropping September 24. The rapper is currently serving time behind bars after he was arrested in California for illegal possession of firearms.