New Music Friday: Burna Boy, Blac Youngsta, Davido, Muni Long and more
Written by Jamia Pugh on May 13, 2022
From tracks by dancehall greats to club bangers and love songs, check out this week’s New Music Friday for the culture’s latest & greatest in music.
— Blac Youngsta, 4Life — The Memphis native called on fellow hometown rappers Pooh Sheisty, Lil Migo & Big 30 to assist on the 23-track collection of bass-thumping, catchy songs. Also making an appearance are hip hop favorites 21 Savage & 42 Dugg.
— Burna Boy, “Last Last“ — Sampling Toni Braxton‘s hit 2000 song, “He Wasn’t Man Enough,” the international superstar released his latest track, which is set to appear on his upcoming album, Love, Damini.
— Muni Long, “Pain“ — The powerhouse songwriter continues her singing streak by pouring her heart into another of her R&B relationship ballads.
— Davido, “Stand Strong” — The Nigerian singer released the first song off his upcoming album, an uplifting track featuring Kanye West‘s famous Sunday Service choir, The Samples.
Hits in Heavy Rotation
— Pusha T, “Scrape It Off the Top“
— Lil Durk, “What Happened to Virgil“
— Giveon, “Lie Again“
— Future ft. Drake & Tems, “Wait for U“
— Queen Naija & Big Sean, “Hate Our Love“
— Jazmine Sullivan, “Hurt Me So Good“
— PJ Morton, “Please Don’t Walk Away“
— Maverick City Music ft. Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine, “Jireh“
Artist on the Rise
Like Cardi B., Bronx, NY rapper Dreamdoll went from the reality show Love & Hip Hop to a hip hop career that is shaping up to be a promising one. Her hard-core rap flow mixed with her New York street swag proves Dreamdoll to be one artist to definitely keep an eye on.
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