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Don't Sleep: Jay Rock Drops New Song 'Money Trees Deuce'

After much waiting, TDE's first and most quiet gem finally releases a new track called "Money Trees Deuce."

Anyone who thinks Jay Rock was sleep the whole time his TDE cohorts were doing their thing in the spotlight is silly. To many, Top Dawg's first signee has overlooked by the prompt releases and tours of Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and even the junior members SZA and Isaiah Rashad.

SEE ALSO: Jay Rock Speaks On ‘Follow Me Home’ & ‘Section.80?, Rivalry Within Black Hippy

In reality, he's been putting in the silent work to make sure his Follow Me Home followup is as perfect as can be. His focus has been paying off. Today, the Cali crew's head honcho freed up Rock's "Money Trees Deuce." All the real TDE fans should know this is an extention of sorts from K.Dot's good kid, m.A.A.d city cut, "Money Trees."

This is the second recent release from Jay. Last October, he dropped "Pay For It" with singer Chantal. Press play on the new track below and ready yourself for Jay Rock season.

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New Music Friday: The Game, Griselda, Ozuna, The Weeknd, And More

With this week's holiday giving everyone a long weekend, we're thankful for time with family and for new music. This New Music Friday includes Griselda releasing their Shady debut, The Game releasing his final album, and The Weeknd releasing his second comeback track.

Griselda – WWCD The members of Griselda have been flooding the streets throughout 2019 with individual solo projects, but this week, the trio of Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, and Westside Gunn have released their group album with Shady Records. Expect more of the drug-pushing, gun-busting rap that earned the Buffalo, New York crew their hardcore following. Guests on the album include Eminem, 50 Cent, Raekwon, and more. Apple Music | TIDAL

The Game – Born 2 Rap If we're to take The Game at his word, he's retiring from the rap game. And on the day of his 40th birthday (Nov. 29), he's releasing his final album: Born 2 Rap. He's going out hard with a 25-track effort with cameo appearances by everyone from Dom Kennedy and Nipsey Hussle to Travis Barker and Ed Sheeran. Apple Music | TIDAL

Add-2 – Jim Crow the Musical Chicago rapper Add-2 may have one of the most creative projects of the year with Jim Crow the Musical. It's his first album in four years, but there was clearly thought and time put into this: the project is divided into four acts, and is narrated by actor Kadeem Harrison (A Different World, The Cosby Show). Add-2 tells VIBE: "Jim Crow the Musical is an intimate look into the beautiful but at times harsh experiences of being of Black in America. From addressing subjects such as police brutality, black love, and self-love, each song serves as another layer in the story." Guest appearances include Phonte, Natalie Oliveri, Yaw, and more. Apple Music | TIDAL

Fabolous – Summer Shootout 3: Coldest Summer Ever If you're a Fabolous fan, you already know what it is: he arguably has the greatest mixtape catalog of any rapper ever, and we don't expect him to slow up with Summer Shootout 3. The star-studded guest list has the likes of Meek Mill, Lil Durk, Roddy Rich, and many more sharing the mic with him. Apple Music | TIDAL

Ozuna – Nibiru In the VIBE VIVA cover story profile of Ozuna, we describe his new album Nibiru as "aiming to encapsulate the wisdom, experience, and frustrations of recently-lived experiences accompanied with the reality that the 'the street wants to party.'"  The production integrates hip-hop, R&B, tropical pop, reggae and alternative rhythms, which is sure to boost his global success even higher. Apple Music | TIDAL

The Weeknd – "Blinding Lights" After marking his return earlier this week with the song "Heartless," The Weeknd already has another single just days later called "Blinding Lights." "Heartless" sees him reverting back to his f**kboi ways, while the synthy, woman-chasing "Blinding Lights" is apparently the tune for a new Mercedes-Benz commercial that features The Weekend as the star. Apple Music | TIDAL

Janelle Monae – "That's Enough" "That's Enough" is Janelle Monae's contribution to the soundtrack of the upcoming remake of Disney's classic animated film Lady and The Tramp. Apple Music | TIDAL

Uncle Murda – "God I F**k With You" On his new single "God I F**k With You," Uncle Murda reminisces on his early struggles while showing gratitude for his successes and for being alive.

Blac Youngsta – Church On Sunday Just a week after releasing his DaBaby-assisted single "Like A Pro," Blac Youngsta has released his second official studio album, Church On Sunday. The Memphis, Tenn. rapper has friends in high places – the album has guest appearances by T.I., Tory Lanez, G-Eazy, City Girls, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, and many more. Apple Music | TIDAL

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New Music Friday: Tory Lanez, Fabolous, Future, Styles P, Big K.R.I.T.

This week's new music sees old hits recreated, old love revisited, and old series revitalized. Tory Lanez releases the latest Chixtape installment, Jhene Aiko and Big Sean fuel requests for another Twenty88 album, and Big K.R.I.T. finally releases the fifth of his "My Sub" series.

Tory Lanez – Chixtape 5 Tory Lanez has unloaded Chixtape 5 after weeks of building buzz on social media. The 18-song offering is a nostalgic feel, as the project is made up of samples from the 2000s with the songs' original creators. The fifth installment of the series features collaborations from Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Mya, Ashanti, Ludacris, Fabolous, Jermaine Dupri and more. During a recent interview with Billboard, Lanez spoke about his latest offering. .

"Everything is 2000s-inspired," Lanez said. "Everything is inspired by the times when things were golden for us. I think all those pieces and everything that we've come out with has been all about nostalgia. I'm about to take you on a whole journey musically." Apple Music | TIDAL

Jhene Aiko and Big Sean – "None Of Your Concern" Jhene Aiko and Big Sean may not be an item anymore, but their creative chemistry still draws sparks. The former lended background vocals to Big Sean's "Single Again," and now they've collaborated for a new song, "None of Your Concern." The song appears to put their relationship issues out for all to see, and fans of their group album Twenty88 are already requesting a sequel.

Styles P – Presence Last week, L.O.X.'s Sheek Louch released his Gorillaween Vol. 2. Now, another third of the group, Styles P, has released his new album titled, Presence. The 10-song effort, which follows S.P. the GOAT: Ghost of all Time, is Styles P at his best touches the hearts of inmates doing winters in prison, coke heads, dope boys as well as common man. Apple Music | TIDAL

Boosie Badazz – Talk Dat Shit One of the hardest working MCs in the business, Boosie Badazz decided to celebrate his 37th G-day with a brand new mixtape, Talk Dat Sh*t. Led by the Southside Baton Rouge theme song "Southside Baby," the former high school basketball star shared 18 songs that are full of gangsta talk, bragging about merking opps, and beating murder charges. Talk Dat Sh*t comes after Bad Azz Zay  with producer Zaytoven, and is his first solo project since Boosie 3.5, released in March. Apple Music | TIDAL

Fabolous – "B.O.M.B.S." Out of nowhere, Brooklyn's Fabolous released some new heat with "B.O.M.B.S" (Back on my Bull Sh*t).  And we are not upset about the unannounced newbie. The Breevort Projects general does what he's been doing since early 2000s by dropping top-notch sixteens on all things fly, drippy, or saucy, whichever word you prefer. And what's even more impressive with "B.O.M.B.S'." is that the instrumental is a flip of the Chicago Bulls theme song. That boy sick.

Also, word in the industry is that F.A.B.O. is working on Summertime Shootout 3. And he threw an assist to Tory Lanez on "If You Gotta," a song from Chixtape 5.

 

Big K.R.I.T. – "Ballad of the Bass (My Sub V)" When Big K.R.I.T.'s album K.R.I.T. IZ HERE dropped earlier this year, fans were upset that it was missing another installment from his "My Sub" series. Big K.R.I.T. listened because today (Nov. 15), the Meridian, Miss. native released "Ballad of the Bass (My Sub V)." The King of the South rapper took to Instagram to announce the release.

“As my ‘From the South with Love’ tour comes to an end this weekend, I want to thank y’all for showing up and showing out every night, K.R.I.T. said on Instagram. “I premiered my fifth ‘My Sub’ install ‘Ballad of the Bass’ while on tour and your reaction was crazy mane! Ya’ll been asking me all tour to release it, so tonight it’s yours," K.R.I.T. wrote on his IG account. Apple Music | TIDAL

Rockie Fresh – Destination Rockie Fresh released his Rostrum Records debut, Destination. The marks the former Maybach Music Group signee's first full-length release since 2016, but it's worth the wait. The Chicago-bred artist's latest opus comes with 12 tracks, including the single “Maria” produced by Bizness Boi. Chris Brown, Tory Lanez, Casey Veggies, 24hrs and Arin Ray make guest appearances the project. Apple Music|TIDAL

Danger Mouse ft. Sparklehorse, MF DOOM – "Ninjarous"

In tribute to Sparklehorse frontman Mark Linkous, Danger Mouse has dropped an unreleased song that he and Linkous created with MF DOOM."It was one of his favorites, so I’m happy to have this opportunity to pay tribute to him by getting it out there,” Danger Mouse said, according to 2DopeBoyz. The song appears on Danger Mouse's upcoming 30th Century Records compilation, 30th Century Volume 2.

DJ Shadow – Our Pathetic Age DJ Shadow has been one of hip-hop's most important artists since his 1996 debut Endtroducing....., and now he's back with his first full-length album in three years, Our Pathetic Age. He's one of the premiere DJs in hip-hop history, and as such, his guest list is nuts: Nas, Pharoahe Monch, Run The Jewels, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, and De La Soul all make appearances on the album. Apple Music | TIDAL

Future Feat. Lil Durk – "Last Name" All this week, Future is has been releasing songs that were previously leaked. Last month (Oct.), the Freebandz CEO teased his Lil Durk collaboration dubbed, "Last Name." Today, Hendrix finally shared the song in its entirety. Here, the Monster rapper spits about his recent paternity controversy, while Durk raps about happenings in the streets. Apple Music | TIDAL

Pardison Fontaine – Under8ed New York’s Pardison Fontaine has been behind the scenes putting his pen game down for some of your favorite artists. He's put his lending hand on pause to release his Atlantic Records debut album, Under8ed. Capping out at a light 14 songs, Under8ed features the likes of Cardi, Jadakiss, Jeremih, Offset and the City Girls. Apple Music  |TIDAL

Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack The forthcoming flick Queen & Slim takes on the Bonnie and Clyde theme, yet it's much more political than that. While the movie lands in theaters Nov. 27, the soundtrack is available for streaming today. A 17-track effort has features from Lauryn Hill, EarthGang, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, 6lack, and many others. The latest single is "Ride Or Die," by Megan Thee Stallion and Vickeelo. Apple Music | TIDAL

The Other Guys & Jenna Camille – "Love Me Right"

On her new jazzy, breezy jam produced by The Other Guys, Washington D.C. vocalist Jenna Camille tells her partner that as much as she loves him, that she needs him to step his game up to satisfy her emotional and physical needs. Apple Music | TIDAL

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Flipp Dinero ft. Lil Baby – "How I Move"

On "How I Move," Brooklyn's Flipp Dinero teams up with Lil Baby for a hustling anthem. The song appears on Flipp's upcoming album, Love For Guala. Apple Music | TIDAL

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Royce Da 5'9" Places Value On Black Life With "Black Savage" Feat. T.I., CyHi The Prynce, Sy Ari Da Kid, And White Gold

Royce Da 5’9″ has been relatively quiet this year. However, the Detroit rapper returns with a new record titled, "Black Savage," which has been released as part of the Jay-Z's Inspire Change Initiative.

Featuring T.I., CyHi the Prynce, T.I., Sy Ari Da Kid, and White Gold,"Black Savage" finds the rappers extolling black life, black culture, and black minds. Royce, who has been on a lyrical killing spree for the past three years, bodied the instrumental.

"I am the black savage/Ali and Foreman in Zaire fightin' for black magic rifles and flack jackets/ Momma was suicidal poppa had bad habits/ Product of true survival, rocker like Black Sabbath/ Hoppin up out the Chevy Pac, Biggie, Machiavelli/ OG like Nas or Reggie culture like Ox in Belly/ Vulgar like Akinyele focus like Dr. Sebi/ We did it your way but now the culture is boppin' to our Sinatra medley/ I'm limitless energy they gimmicks and imagery/ Kendrick, Cole and the Kennedys lyrical Holy Trinity," he raps.

Jay-Z and the NFL recently announced Inspire Change, a non-profit organization, back in August. One of the programs from the organization is Songs of the Season. Song of the Season will run throughout this year's NLF season and will showcase artists who will create a song for NFL promotions each month during the season.

Each song will debut during an in-game broadcast. Meek Mill, Meghan Trainor, and Rapsody were the first Inspire Change advocates this season.

Stream "Black Savage" above or below.

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