What up, Hip-Hop Wired Nation? We’re again with CRT FRSH AKA Licensed Recent! A part of our responsibility as a publication and crew is to highschool the lots on who’s doing what musically and there’s no higher manner to try this past our CRT FRSH (Licensed Recent) bi-weekly playlist.
The CRT FRSH playlist is a labor of affection. We don’t take funds nor can we do favors. We solely add joints to our playlist that match the theme and imaginative and prescient we’re going for and don’t search to waste the listener’s time. Additional, we don’t stick to 1 lane of Hip-Hop. We imagine that every one features of the music ought to get some gentle, whether or not it’s younger lions within the trenches or these hoping for that one shot to blow as much as grizzled veterans puffing out their chests with heaps extra to say.
It’s been a minute since we’ve up to date CRT FRSH resulting from Hip-Hop @ 50 taking the lion’s share of our artistic time however we’re again to resuming our common bi-weekly schedule as finest we will. This time round, we’re together with 25 artists it is best to know and 25 artists it is advisable know, conserving in thoughts that our mission is solely instructional at root and geared toward selling all sides of Hip-Hop at its finest.
We started this week’s playlist with Travis Scott and the opening observe “HYAENA” from the Texas celebrity’s UTOPIA album. We comply with with DDG’s “Tryna Hyperlink” and FendiDa Rappa’s “Level Me 2” joint with Cardi B on the help.
Lil Tjay is again on his upward swing with “Gap In My Coronary heart” from his 222 challenge with Jadakiss lending his perspective with the bars. The primary half of the playlist is rounded out with A$AP Rocky, Pharrell Williams, the late King Von, Lil Durk, Blxst, Remble, Bas and J. Cole, Nas, Drake, Central Cee, BIA, Nas, Russ, and extra.
For the second half, we spotlight the gifted Backwood Sweetie, and the Earth delivers the blistering “Couldn’t Cee” with Skip The Child on the manufacturing, coming from her newest EP, Ancestral Side. The at all times formidable Planet Asia connects with Apollo Brown as soon as extra to comply with up their 2017 Anchovies challenge with Sardines, and the observe “Peas & Onions” is extra of their ordinary magic.
Dame Lillard, higher identified within the Hip-Hop world as Dame D.O.L.L.A., continues to create music at an especially excessive stage and the observe “Da One” from his album Don D.O.L.L.A. encompasses a standout function from Lil Wayne. Right here at HHW, we’re large Smoke DZA followers and the Kushed God provides to his energetic 2023 run with the only “Harlem World” that includes Estelle with Flying Lotus on the observe.
The playlist concludes with contributions from Mick Jenkins, Stik Figa, Lupe Fiasco, 38 Spesh, Conway The Machine, Lloyd Banks, DJ Muggs, Ghostface Killah, Westside Gunn, Nickelus F, WhatupVERN, 5 Steez, Son Uncooked, Patty Honcho, and extra.
Try the playlist under. We would like you to stay with these songs a bit so we’ll be updating in two weeks. Keep tuned.