This week’s playlist is a perfect blend between mainstream heavy weights and super talented independent artists. It’s our duty to deliver hip hop’s hottest songs to our readers as well as shout out the artists working hard to give us great music. Want to be featured on next week’s playlist? Slide in our DM’s or tweet us @AboveAverageHipHop with a link to your song, we’ll be sure to check it out.
ColFax – Sick and Tired
ColFax isn’t your typical “here for a good time” kind of rapper. He delivers thought provoking lyrics on the track “Sick and Tired” over daunting background vocals and whimsical instrumentals.
KMB – Down?
KMB revamps Brandy’s 1994 hit “I Wanna Be Down” and I must say it’s simply heavenly. KMB brilliantly takes the song from 90’s R&B love song to 2016 club ready banger. Genius.
DJ Khaled ft Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future and Rick Ross – Do You Mind
Khaled enlists Hip Hop’s biggest names for the single “Do You Mind” from his latest MAJOR (key) project. Sampling Usher’s “Lovers and Friends” the track features verses from Nicki Minaj, Jeremih, and what’s an R&B song without Chris Breezy on the hook?
Quavo ft PartyNextDoor – Cuffed Up
With summer almost ending and the colder months looming in the distance, Quavo gets “Cuffed Up” quick on this record. PartyNextDoor provides the background vocals as well as the ridiculously catchy hook.
False – 3lo, Atlas Greene, Mayzin and Danyal
“False” a joint effort between creative and musical minds will have you questioning the constructs of reality and your life’s purpose. Get lost and ponder life lessons with 3lo, Atlas Greene, Mayzin and Danyal below.