Week in and week out, there are plenty of brand-new rap songs, no matter the time of year. It can be really difficult to stay aware of what's out and also what's hot, so XXL decided to make things much easier for you. Instead of sorting out nearly everything that released this week, we've narrowed it down to strictly the best of the week, saving you plenty of time.

Expect to see selections from the established stars, the next wave of new talent, the up-and-comers and everyone else in between. If your song is fire enough to beat the competition, it'll take one of the weekly spots. You can trust us on this one; follow our lead and you'll never get laughed off the aux cord again. Your friends will finally trust you with playlists; it'll be wonderful. In addition to that, you can check back every week for the latest and greatest tracks. You'll always have somewhere to turn to each week, being sure to find some songs you'll dig.

Enjoy this week's list, featuring new songs from Lil Wayne ("Slip"), Meek Mill and Rick Ross ("Shaq & Kobe"), Lil Yachty and J. Cole ("The Secret Recipe") and more. See you next week.

  • "Slip"

    Lil Wayne
  • "Shaq & Kobe"

    Meek Mill and Rick Ross
  • "The Secret Recipe"

    Lil Yachty with J. Cole
  • "Guitar In My Room"

    Kid Cudi and Lil Durk
  • "Issa Party"

    Latto featuring BabyDrill
  • "Testimony"

    YoungBoy Never Broke Again
  • "Soldier"

    Yo Gotti, EST Gee, Big30
  • "Raise the Stakes"

  • "Brand New"

    Tyga, YG and Lil Wayne
  • "Spillin"

    Destroy Lonely
  • "Homicide"

    6lack featuring Jessie Reyez
  • "Whatchamacallit"

    Maxo Kream and Luh Tyler
  • "Someone I Knew"


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