15 Jul 2016

Heat of the Week: 3 Hottest Hip-Hop Songs Released This Week

Every Friday I will post three must-listen to hip-hop songs that were released that week. This week we have a few songs that are perfect for a summer weekend.

Tory Lanez – Controlla (Swave Session)

This was a huge gamble for Tory to go over this beat. First, him and Drake have had their issues in the recent past as Tory will not let down from his bold statement that he is THE artist out of Toronto. Second, Lanez just released his new single “LUV” which has received mixed responses from industry veterans. Legendary producer Boi-1da wrote this tweet directly following the release of “LUV”.

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Boi-1da just so happens to be the producer credited on Controlla, so it was bold for Tory to come back and go after this beat. Check it out below and let us know what you think!

DJ Drama – Boyz In The Hood (feat. Meek Mill, Pusha T & Ty Dolla $ign)

DJ Drama recruits some heavy-hitters for his new single off of his highly anticipated “Quality Street Music 2” album. Meek Mill surprisingly starts off great over the smooth sounding production and what is a rap song now-a-days without a Ty Dolla $ign feature.

Shawn Harris – Something New 

Shawn Harris has been putting out an extensive amount of music throughout 2016 as he prepares for his highly anticipated mixtape LAFRE. He continues that streak with “Something New”.