City Girls, Wale, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne & More!


Keeping up with all the new music dropping left and right can be challenging. With #TSRTunez, The Shade Room aims to share our batch of some of the best music releases available each week. From Hip Hop and R&B to Afrobeats and more, we are spotlighting your favs and introducing you to new bops to add to your playlist. 

In last week’s notable drops, the City Girls have released their third studio album RAW, while Wale is back with new music on a brand new label, and Gucci Mane released Breath Of Fresh Air.

If lyricism and duos are your thing, check out 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne’s single “Presha” or Meek Mill and Rick Ross’s latest single, “Lyrical Easy.” Additionally, Summer Walker has also tapped a few of R&B’s newest ladies in celebration of the fifth anniversary of her single, “Girls Need Love.”

Roomies, which of these new releases are you adding to your playlist?

City Girls, “R.A.W”

The City Girls are back with their third studio album, RAW. The Florida duo delivered an 18-track LP featuring Lil Durk, Muni Long, Juicy J, Usher, and Kim Petras. A few days before the release, JT posted about the project on X (formerly known as Twitter).

Check out the official video for the pair’s single with Kim Petras, “Flashy,” below!

Wale, “Max Julien”

Wale is back with a new single, “Max Julien.” The D.C. rapper announced via an Instagram post earlier this week that new music was coming. The caption states,

“My silence has been golden….see you on Friday. Folarin back.”

Following the announcement, TMZ reported Thursday that Wale signed a new deal with Def Jam record label. The artist’s previous releases were in collaboration with Maybach Music Group and Warner Records.

2 Chains & Lil Wayne, “Presha”

Summer Walker, “Girls Need Love (Girls Mix)”


Check out other new releases this week from Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, NBA Youngboy, Lola Brooke, and more!

Rick Ross & Meek Mill, “Lyrical Eazy”

Chris Brown ft. Davido, Lo Jay, “Sensational”

Gucci Mane, Breath of Fresh Air

Flo Milli – “BGC”

Kalan.FrFr ft Quavo – “Butterfly Coupe (Part 2)”

Lola Brooke ft. French Montana – “Pit Stop”

Roomies, which of these new music releases are you adding to your playlist?


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