New Music Friday – New Singles From Kid Cudi, Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B, 42 Dugg & EST Gee + More


With the Spring season being sprung upon as all in the midst of the drastic, seasonal daylight savings time change, new music releases feel even newer during the twilight of the Vernal equinox.

As a result, multiple artists are chipping in and helping listeners navigate the change in pace with star-studded releases to close out the month of March.

In this week’s edition of HipHopDX’s New Music Friday Singles coverage, femme fatale takes stronghold of the spotlight as R&B mistresses Summer Walker and Top Dawg Entertainment’s luminary vocalist SZA join forces with multi-platinum lyricist Cardi B for an extended-cut collaboration.

Elsewhere, rapper/actor Kid Cudi shares an extraterrestrial single with Yo Gotti’s CMG protégées 42 Dugg and EST Gee connect for a fiery banger.

Check out the full list of releases that dropped on Friday (March 25), below.

Kid Cudi – “Stars In The Sky”

Even though we never actually got a deluxe edition effort from Kid Cudi for his 2021 Man On The Moon: The Chosen album, the Cleveland native made it very clear he was working on new music during his virtual performance for his Encore live music streaming app earlier this month.

Following his NIGO-helmed “Want It Bad” single, Kid Cudi takes his loyal fan base into outer space once again on “Stars In The Sky.”

Summer Walker, SZA f. Cardi B – “No Love (Extended)”

Having already started a social media firestorm upon the announcement of their collaboration, Summer Walker, SZA and Cardi B have decided to take things one step further.

Check out the trio of vocalist in the cinematic goddess-themes video for their anthemic “No Love (Extended)” joint effort.

Jnr Choi f. Gunna – “To The Moon”

Yungeen Ace f. Kodak Black – “B.A.M.”

Florida rap is represented well this week as Jacksonville rising star Yungeen Ace figuratively takes a trip to Pompano Beach to link with Kodak Black.

Energized by the production of VenoTheBuilder, the New dynamic duo of South Florida team up for some lyrical demolition work on their explosive “B.A.M.” record.

42 Dugg F. EST Gee – “Free The Shriners”

Both 42 Dugg and EST Gee put on for CMG earlier this year at the direction of Ayo Gotti on their “Cold Gangsta” single.

Now, they’re back again, with a purpose, as the demand them peoples “Free The Shriners” on their latest release.

Mello Racks – “Drip”

24kGoldn f. Travis Barker – “In My Head”

Even though 24kGoldn is set to go crazy during a TikTok virtual event on March 27 in celebration his debut El Dorado album, the Westcoast lyricist still felt the need to to drop off some new tunes ahead of the show.

With the support of veteran drummer extraordinaire Travis Barker, 24kGoldn conquers his demons on “In My Head.”

D3szn f. E-40, OhGeesy – “Drip”

Last year, YG introduced the world to the next generation of 4hunnid Records on the “Hit Em Up” single featuring his new signees D3SZN and Day Sulan.

Watts-bred rapper D3szn continues to put on for the Westcoast on “Drip” with the help of California rap-heavy hitters E-40 and OhGeesy.

Dro Kenji – “Push2Start”

Following the release of his With Or Without You album earlier this year, Dro Kenji continues to mash his foot on the gas as he flies through his 2022 releases with lightning speed.

Keeping with his blistering pace, Dro Kenji drops off his “Push2Start” visual single.

Don’t forget to peep this week’s Honorable Mentions list which includes new offerings from artists such as Chance The Rapper, Sheff G, Tory Lanez, Fredo Bang and Sleepy Hallow and countless others.

Also dive into this week’s New Music Friday Albums coverage featuring new releases from NIGO, Latto, Machine Gun Kelly, and Denzel Curry, among others.

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