DJ Drama The Forever Kid, Calvin Harris On New Money, EarthGang With The Deluxe Album

New Music Friday

After back-to-back weeks of multiple drops, this week is to catch a breather. It may not be as much as we’ve had since last summer, but we still got bangers here. One thing stayed steady: Deluxe albums. This time from EARTHGANG and French Montana. We also have feature drops by Gucci Mane, Tory Lanez, and […]

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Earthgang And Smino Create An Immersive Aura With The Energetic ‘Ambeyonce’

Earthgang is back with “Ambeyonce” featuring the silky-voiced rapper Smino. The mid-tempo, instrument-heavy track allows the Atlanta duo and St. Louis talent the ideal canvas to show off their vocals in cohesion with their shape-shifting lyrical flows. This record was actually teased over two years ago and now arrives as part of the deluxe version of Earthgang’s February 2022 release Ghetto Gods, adding six new tracks featuring Wiz Khalifa, Currensy, and Blxckie.

The album’s previous iteration stood at 17 records, namely the singles “American Horror Story” and “All Eyes On Me,” plus “Billi” featuring Future, “Waterboyz” featuring fellow Dreamville mates JID and J. Cole, and “Amen” featuring R&B legend Musiq Soulchild. Prior to Ghetto Gods, the duo joined their original unit Spillage Village for 2020’s Spilligion, a quick follow-up to 2019’s Mirrorland and the Grammy-nominated Dreamville compilation Revenge Of The Dreamers III.

Earthgang has been one of the more active Dreamville acts over the years, often called a modern-day Outkast for their musical versatility, to which Olu and WowGr8 have responded saying the comparison is disrespectful. Despite grinding since 2010 and releasing quality music time and time again, they remain humble and acknowledge they still have plenty of work to do to even come close to such a level.

You can listen to Earthgang and Smino’s “Ambeyonce” here.

Ghetto Gods (Deluxe) is out now via Dreamville / Interscope. You can stream it here.

Earthgang Unveils New Deluxe Album ‘Ghetto Gods’

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Atlanta rap duo Earthgang is back for more after releasing their latest album, Ghetto Gods. The Atlanta rap duo Earthgang shared via Instagram that they are dropping the deluxe version of their latest album, Ghetto Gods. This album will be the duo’s first deluxe album. The original Ghetto Gods dropped back in February with 17 […]

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The Best Albums of 2022 (So Far)

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    Jack Harlow, ‘Come Home the Kids Miss You’

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    Defcee & Boathouse, ‘For All Debts Public and Private’

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    Leikeli47, ‘Shape Up’

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    Curren$y & The Alchemist, ‘Continuance’

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    Dreamville, ‘D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape’

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    YoungBoy Never Broke Again, ‘Colors’

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    Toro Y Moi, ‘MAHAL’

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    NIGO, ‘I Know NIGO!’

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    Babyface Ray, ‘Face’

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    Fly Anakin, ‘Frank’

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    Ella Mai, ‘Heart on My Sleeve’

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    IDK, ‘Simple.’

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    WiFiGawd, ‘Chain of Command’

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    Ravyn Lenae, ‘HYPNOS’

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    Lucky Daye, ‘Candydrip’

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    Black Star, ‘No Fear of Time’

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    Syd, ‘Broken Hearts Club’

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    Omar Apollo, ‘Ivory’

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    Rex Orange County, ‘Who Cares’

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    Bad Bunny, ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’

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    Latto, ‘777’

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    42 Dugg & EST Gee, ‘Last Ones Left’

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    Future, ‘I Never Liked You’

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    Buddy, ‘Superghetto’

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    Lil Durk, ‘7220’

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    Yeat, ‘2 Alivë’

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    Saba, ‘Few Good Things’

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    Harry Styles, ‘Harry’s House’

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    FKA Twigs, ‘Caprisongs’

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    YL & Zoomo, ‘In Memory Of’

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    EarthGang, ‘Ghetto Gods’

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    Mike Dimes, ‘In Dimes We Trust’

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    $NOT, ‘Ethereal’

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    Redveil, ‘Learn 2 Swim’

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    Jay Worthy & Larry June, ‘2 P’z in a Pod’

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    Benny the Butcher, ‘Tana Talk 4’

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    Action Bronson, ‘Cocodrillo Turbo’

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    Koffee, ‘Gifted’

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    Che Noir, ‘Food For Thought’

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    Blxst, ‘Before You Go’

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    billy woods, ‘Aethiopes’

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    Conway the Machine, ‘God Don’t Make Mistakes’

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    Denzel Curry, ‘Melt My Eyez See Your Future’

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    Rosalía, ‘Motomami’

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    Earl Sweatshirt, ‘Sick!’

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    Gunna, ‘DS4EVER’

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    The Weeknd, ‘Dawn FM’

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    Vince Staples, ‘Ramona Park Broke My Heart’

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    Pusha-T, ‘It’s Almost Dry’

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    Kendrick Lamar, ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’

The Music World Shares Their Condolences After The Tragic Shooting At Texas’ Robb Elementary School

On Tuesday, The United States was once again hit with news of a mass shooting, and this time, it sadly occurred at an elementary school. An 18-year-old gunman entered Texas’ Robb Elementary School and began shooting at students and teachers in the building. The suspect, Salvador Ramos, was eventually shot and killed during a stand-off with officers. According to AP, the incident is the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since 20 students and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut back in 2012.

The shooting at Robb Elementary School occurred just ten days after a racially-motivating shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo left ten dead. Unfortunately, both cases are examples of the mass shootings that occurred over and over again in the United States over the last decade. The shooting has left the music world to send condolences and extend a loving hand to a community, and a country, that could really use it.

Taylor Swift offered her words after she watched Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr speak passionately and criticize government leaders during a press conference. “Filled with rage and grief, and so broken by the murders in Uvalde,” Taylor wrote. “By Buffalo, Laguna Woods and so many others. By the ways in which we, as a nation, have become conditioned to unfathomable and unbearable heartbreak. Steve’s words ring so true and cut so deep.”

Missy Elliot also shared a message of her own on Twitter. “We living in some TRYING TIMES… It’s heavy,” she wrote. “I am praying for everyone that is struggling MENTALLY/FINANCIALLY/PHYSICALLY that some PEACE be RESTORED! So many in the world is dealing with pain & I don’t have the answers but I send you LOVE virtually.”

You can view more messages from artists in the posts below.

Some artists covered here are Warner Music artists. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.

Gorillaz Announce Their Upcoming North American Tour Supported By Earthgang and Jungle

Fans of the Gorillaz have much to be excited about as the group announced its upcoming North American tour beginning on September 11 in Vancouver. There are 21 set dates spanning across the United States and Canada, finishing up on October 23 in Miami. Earthgang and Jungle will join them on select dates (from September 11 to October 19 for Earthgang, then on October 21 and 23 for Jungle).

This announcement comes in the midst of Gorillaz’s world tour throughout Europe and South America, generating much excitement as this is its first stateside tour since 2018. Gorillaz last release came in 2020 with Song Machine: Season One, Strange Timez (Deluxe). The band is recognized by the Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet’s Most Successful Virtual Act.

Check out the full list of Gorillaz’s tour dates below:

09/11 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
09/12 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena
09/14 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
09/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ Life is Beautiful Festival
09/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
09/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center
09/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Kia Forum
09/26 – Phoenix, AZ @ Footprint Center
09/28 – Denver, CO @ Ball Arena
09/30 – Austin, TX @ Moody Center
10/01 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10/03 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/05 – Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena
10/06 – Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena
10/08 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
10/11 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
10/12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia
10/17 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
10/19 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheater
10/21 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Center
10/23 – Miami, FL @ FTX Arena

Gorillaz is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.