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Tracy T – Chasin A Check.

MMG signee Tracy T is like Meek Mill except he hasn’t made the pop concessions yet. “Shooters” from his Wolf of All Streets mixtape is the most satisfying trap anthem of the year.


Yelawolf – Honey Brown

It’s OK, you can let yourself get excited about Yelawolf again. The onetime rookie of the year who flubbed his major label debut debut might redeem himself with Love Story. “Honey Brown” and “Box Chevy V” both signal a great album.

The Weeknd – Often.

The Weeknd’s new joint isn’t the sordid epic that was “Kiss Land” but it’s a spicy one.



Que – You Got It.

Que is known for croaked 100 MPH raps and catchy repetitive hooks — he came up with Migos, after all. But my favorite song from Que to date is “You Got It” where he strays into melancholy pop territory and toasts to the girls he doesn’t miss. Trust me, it’s even catchier than..

KD Young Cocky – Bad Bitches.

Another gem from the ChiLanta tape is Chicago songwriter KD Young Cocky’s moonlight serenade to the bad bitches in his life. Pour another glass of champagne and hold her close, but maybe don’t play this for her.