Hip-Hop Recs: Fly Anakin, Coi Leray, Big Boss Vette, Kat G., Ev Malone

It’s time to spin the records of our hip-hop and rap recommendations. These songs are at the cutting-edge of the genre from some of the globe’s best underground acts, so pay attention kids, you’re about to learn something.

Fly Anakin brings his unapologetic energy and thought-provoking lyricism to his latest single ‘Suppression’, the final offering from his collaboration with producer Foisey – Skinemaxxx (Side A). Anakin’s sharp delivery, combined with Foisey’s masterful production, creates a project that stands out in the Mutant Academy catalog with its tongue-in-cheek skits and blistering raps. The forthcoming project, set to be released on April 5th via Lex Records, has already been bolstered by the previously-released singles ‘Outsidigan’s Anthem’ and ‘Blicky Bop’. Following the release, Anakin will join YUNGMORPHEUS on a co-headlining US tour beginning on May 31st in Atlanta, Georgia.

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In the last hip-hop playlist, we featured Coi Leray’s original single ‘Players’ and now it has received a chart-topping remix featuring legendary rapper Busta Rhymes. His energetic and lyrical prowess elevates the already infectious track to new heights, creating an epic merging of hip-hop royalty from the past and present generations. While ‘Players’ continues to dominate the charts, securing the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart, top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, this remix is a refresh for listeners, whether long-time fans or newcomers to Coi Leray’s music.

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Next up we have another familiar name, Big Boss Vette, whose collaboration with Coi Ley ‘Pretty Girls Walk’ is absolutely crushing it out there right now. The rap queen’s latest single ‘Problem’ packs a punch with its thumping bass and intense percussive beats. You can’t help but dig those assertive and confident rhymes that are tightly woven together, leaving no doubt about her prowess in the rap game. With her chant “Bitch, I’m a problem,” she establishes herself as a force to be reckoned with, warning naysayers to stay out of her way. The accompanying music video is just as intense, with Big Boss Vette delivering her verses straight to the camera and the frenetic cuts in sync with the song’s raw rhythm.

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This year, Kat G.’s released ‘Where They At’, a fiery and unapologetic commentary on the modern dating scene. With a beat that is ready for the club, the lyrical boom bap style complements the frustration and disappointment that many women experience when trying to navigate the world of dating. Drawing from her own personal experiences and conversations with others, she delivers a lyrical chronicle of the impact of societal expectations on women’s love lives. With her freestyle-informed approach and incorporation of dance into her music, Kat G. is a rising star to watch in the rap and hip-hop scene.

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Hailing from Pittsburgh, Ev Malone’s new single ‘Elevate’ offers a soulful and uplifting experience that will resonate with listeners. The production is well-crafted, with a strong sub bass that provides a solid foundation for the other elements to build upon. The vocals are reminiscent of old-school hip-hop and add a certain charm to the track. The guitar riffs are subtle yet effective, adding to the overall warm and inviting atmosphere of the song. The rapper’s message of positivity and personal growth is conveyed through his reflective lyrics, reminding us to focus on what’s truly important in life.

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