This article explores the latest rap songs from some of the biggest names in the genre. From the early roots of rap to the era of East Coast-West Coast domination to current artists and their diverse futures, you’ll find songs that reflect every part of the rap world. Read on to discover the hottest tracks of the week.
DJ Khaled’s “Head”
DJ Khaled’s “Head,” a new song from his latest album, is a frantic fusion of dancehall and hip-hop. The rapper is originally from New Orleans, but his family moved to Orlando when he was a teenager. When he was a teenager, Khaled started DJing in his garage. He would play music on his keyboard, turntables, and drum machine.
DJ Khaled first became a household name through his hit show Mixx 96, a radio show hosted by DJ Khaled. The show was well-known for Khaled’s energy, so much so that he was often referred to as the Energizer Bunny. The show aired from 10 PM to midnight. The show had a similar vibe to TRL and Howard Stern, but Khaled’s personality made him stand out among his fellow DJs.
Lil Nas X’s “Industry Baby”
Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow have responded to critics’ comments on their new single, “Industry Baby.” The pair released the music video on Friday, which features Jack Harlow escaping a prison. The video pokes fun at critics and aims to raise money for communities affected by mass incarceration.
The track features Jack Harlow, a Louisville native. The two rhyme about fame, success, and their new status in the rap game. The song’s title plays off of the term “industry plant,” which refers to those who are backed by major labels.
Gucci Mane’s “Don’t Play That”
Gucci Mane is the founding father of trap music. He’s been carving out his own corner of the music industry since 2001. His underground debut, Str8 Drop Records Presents Gucci Mane La Flare, is just one of his many accomplishments. The MC was born Radric Davis in Bessemer, Alabama. He spent his childhood watching his dad hustle people for money. By the time he was in fourth grade, he was living in East Atlanta.
Gucci’s new campaign isn’t just a piece of art. It’s a business move. The rap star, who is in his middle 40s, is making a move to become more mainstream and more popular than he was when he was younger.
Obie Trice’s “Don’t Play That”
“Don’t Play That” by Obie Trice is one of the best songs of all time. The song recounts the differences between Obie and his mother during his childhood. His mother passed away in the year 2011, but her spirit lives on in the song.
Obie Trice is an American rapper who was born in Detroit. His influences include Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, and Rakim. He’s had several hits on the underground scene and is now signed to Eminem’s new label. He’s also recently made guest appearances on DJ Butter’s mixtape.
Kid Hazel’s “Don’t Play That”
Following the death of King Von, his team released a new song “Don’t Play That” featuring 21 Savage and produced by Kid Hazel. It was the first collaboration between the two artists. After the tragedy, 21 Savage showed Von’s family his support and even gave his sister a brand new Range Rover. The rapper defended his move on social media.
The song is the first single from King Von’s posthumous album, What It Means to Be King. The song features 21 Savage and features an animated video. The clip also features Von’s crew and his woman. It also features a car chase between the rappers.
The Alchemist’s “Don’t Play That”
The Alchemist’s debut album, “1st Infantry”, came out in 2004. The album included collaborations with the Prodigy, Illa Ghee, and Nina Sky, and the lead single, “Hold You Down,” reached the top 95 on the Billboard Hot 100. It’s clear that the Alchemist is on the rise.
Despite his young age, the Alchemist’s rise to fame has been remarkable. He was in a rap group signed to the same record label as De La Soul and had to skip school for his tour. Alchemist’s journey has been unique and 100 percent original, and it is a testament to his talent. He has also earned the respect of his peers.