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Rich The Kid's newest album The World Is Yours 2 dropped today (Mar. 22), and before his highly-anticipated LP dropped, he took to Instagram to make some pretty bold statements. "I am the hottest rapper out of New York," he wrote in a now-deleted IG story post. "Name a ny rapper who get more a show than me? Name a new york artist got more Platinums." In a repost of his story to his page, he captioned his sentiment with "FACT... name a New York male artist that bigger than rich...ON GOD ... no rapper in nyc other than @iamcardib get paid more a show & in this business than RICH #funfact." This year, we've seen several rappers making spirited and confident declarations about their spots in the game. Soulja Boy claimed he was the hottest rapper in the game back in January, and Tory Lanez dubbed himself the "best rapper alive right now." Just yesterday (Mar. 21), Kodak Black told us to put some respect on his name, urging us to place him at the same level as legends like Tupac, Biggie and Nas.View this post on Instagram
#PostAndDelete: #RichTheKid says he’s the hottest rapper out of New York 👀👀
In front of a live studio audience and viewers at home, Wendy Williams shared that she's been living in a sober house to seek treatment for previous cocaine addiction. On Tuesday (March 19), the 54-year-old pop culture commentator said after each taping, her sober coach ushers her back to the residence to continue rehabilitation.
During her speech, Williams said only her husband, Kevin Hunter, knew of her ongoing assistance. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Hunter shared that his wife's health is on the upswing and they're taking it one day at a time. "We are moving forward with working on her sobriety and doing the work to help others, not just ourselves," he said. "It is a family process. Anybody that has to deal with this knows this is a family process."
To further support those in similar situations to Williams', the couple established The Hunter Foundation in 2014. The outreach program assists young people cemented between addiction and recovery. The non-profit organization also administers information on outlets of healing.
Williams said she's steadily fighting this addiction that she described as a "10-year ride with the cocaine and the crack." The news arrived several days after the mother-of-one returned to center stage on her eponymous talk show. Williams noted under medical orders that she needed to take an extended hiatus to treat her Graves' disease, and during a taping, she divulged on the thyroid condition and thanked her doctors for helping to strengthen her health.
Wendy's back! pic.twitter.com/WT8eKEHyGy
— Wendy Williams (@WendyWilliams) March 4, 2019
Mar. 2019 was a pretty slow month, but we are back with a new list of the hottest Friday releases. From Rich the Kid to Nav and more, here are all of the Friday music releases that you need to hear below.
Enjoy!Rich The Kid – The World Is Yours 2
Rich the Kid is back with The World Is Yours 2. The 16-track project features Offset, Big Sean, Tory Lanez, Gunna, Ty Dolla $ign, and more. The album also includes the pre-released singles, "Splashin'" and "4 Phones."
This is Rich the Kid's second studio album. It is a sequel to The World Is Yours, which was released in Mar. 2018.
Listen to Rich the Kid's new album below.
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Nav's sophomore studio album is here. Bad Habits consists of 16 tracks and includes guest appearances by Meek Mill, The Weeknd, Young Thug, Gunna, and more.
Nav dropped the tracklist and video teaser ahead of the album's release. The preview includes behind-the-scenes footage of the rapper's past live concerts.
The album is completely produced by The Weeknd. Listen to Bad Habits below.
Spotify Apple Music TidalMegan Thee Stallion – "Sex Talk"
Raunch and debauchery ensue in Megan Thee Stallion's newest single "Sex Talk." The track, which arrived early Friday morning (March 22), is sexy, empowering, and strong as the 24-year-old takes charge of her sexual nature in this single that puts a women's pleasure over a man's.
"Can I f**k ya to a trap beat? He said girl you tryin' to trap me?/Ah hell nah, ni**a no I ain't (What?)/You can hit that door, here go ahead leave," she raps over the bass-heavy beat.
"Sex Talk" is projected to land on the Houston rappers forthcoming album Fever, which is slated to hit streaming shelves in Apr 2019. Stream the Stallion's "Sex Talk" below.
Apple Music Spotify TidalJacquees ft. Lil Baby – "Your Peace"
Jacquees, or the King of R&B, as he likes to call himself, just released a new single featuring Lil’ Baby. “Your Peace” features Jacquees' signature sound and the Atlanta rapper riding on the R&B beat. Listen to the track to hear the two Georgia artists try to find peace with a special someone.
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