It might be cold outside, but artists are heating up to close out the year. The week featured some big name album drops as Eminem, Jeezy, N.E.R.D and G-Eazy were among those to put out projects. Singles-wise, we got some fire too.

Jeezy came through with one hell of a collab, getting J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar on the same track for the politically-charged track, "American Dreams," off his new album Pressure.

Nicki Minaj continues to snap on features leading up to her new album, as she hopped on A$AP Ferg's "Plain Jane (Remix)." "If I call him then he coming home running, Derek Jeter/Bitches must be eating ass because I swear they’re bottom-feeders/Hoe, you know that you my son, I shoulda scrapped you as a fetus," she spits.

Incarcerated, newly-signed rapper, Tay-K gets an official remix to his street banger, "The Race," which features guest verses from 21 Savage and Young Nudy.

Ace Hood is back, delivering some fire on the new track "Testify," which he dropped in the midst of his Trust The Process Tour. XXL talked to the Miami MC last month, about his return to the limelight.

G-Eazy broke out a star-studded remix to his single "No Limit," which features additional verses from Juicy J, Belly and French Montana.

It was a good week.

Check out the best songs of the week below.

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