New Music Fridays are an exciting, yet intimidating prospect for any music lover.
It’s essentially a weekly holiday where fan favorite artists and new faces drop their latest offerings for the whole world to hear, flooding streaming services and digital retailers with an onslaught of aural goodies. But who has time to sit down and listen to it all before updating their playlists? There are too many good things! (And, if we’re being honest, usually a few stinkers too.)
Ultimately, we do. Welcome to The MixtapE!
Long live the weekend and Nicki Minajthe return.
The rap queen has had the Barbz in a frenzy all week over her social media teasing about something big to come, and she hasn’t disappointed with the release of three new singles – including one, ” Seeing Green “, featuring longtime collaborators Lil wayne and Duck—In parallel with the streaming release of his 2009 mixtape, Beam Me Up Scotty.
Of course, she is not the only one to deliver the goods on this day in mid-May. Of Olivia rodrigothe latest in a pair of exciting duets, there is plenty to do. Here are our picks for the best of the week’s best.