Welcome to the weekend! Join us for the newest EBONY Weekend Playlist, featuring the freshest releases from New Music Friday that are making waves across the board. Whether you're on the road or deep in conversation, these tracks will set the tone for an unforgettable weekend. As we kick off a new month, be sure to tune in and soak up these vibes. Let's make this weekend one for the books!

Cardi B has just released her new song "Like What Freestyle," which samples Missy Elliott's iconic hit "She's A Bi**ch," providing fans with a taste of her music as they eagerly anticipate her sophomore album. In one standout bar, Cardi confidently declares, "Any L that I took come after YS," showcasing her resilience and determination. Eric Bellinger is seizing the moment with the arrival of the third installment of his "The Rebirth" series, presenting himself in a fresh and revitalized space. Schoolboy Q makes a triumphant return with his latest album, Blue Lips, marking his first release since his 2019 album.

Cardi B "Like What (Freestyle)

Cardi B stuns fans with the release of her latest single, which samples Missy Elliott's timeless hit "She's A Bi**ch," infusing it with her unique style and energy. Cardi B pays homage to a legendary artist with this bold move while solidifying her place as a trailblazer in the music industry.

Eric Bellinger, The Rebirth 3

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Eric Bellinger delights fans with the release of his latest album, "The Rebirth 3," marking the next chapter in his musical evolution. With soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics, Bellinger continues to captivate audiences and solidify his status as a standout artist in the R&B genre.

Ledisi, Good Life

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Ledisi makes a triumphant return with her new album, Good Life, showcasing her timeless talent and unwavering passion for soulful music. With each track, Ledisi reaffirms her place in the spotlight, proving that she's back stronger than ever before.

Skepta & Portable "Tony Montana"

Skepta brings the quintessential UK vibes to his latest single, featuring Portable, in the track titled "Tony Montana," paying homage to the iconic character from the Scarface film. With gritty beats and authentic lyricism, Skepta effortlessly captures the essence of UK street culture while adding his unique flair to the track.

DaBaby "Grammy Party"

DaBaby's latest single, "Grammy Party," exudes such infectious energy that it'll have you itching to attend one yourself. With its irresistible beats and DaBaby's charismatic delivery, the track perfectly captures the electrifying atmosphere of a Grammy party.

Schoolboy Q, Blue Lips

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Schoolboy Q's latest album release is a star-studded affair, featuring collaborations with talented artists like Jozzy, Rico Nasty, and many others. With his trademark blend of raw lyricism and innovative beats, Schoolboy Q delivers a standout album that promises to be a must-listen for fans of hip-hop.

Babyface Ray, "Green Carpet"

Babyface Ray's latest single, "Green Carpet," arrives accompanied by captivating visuals, immersing listeners in his world of hustle and ambition. With slick production and Babyface Ray's trademark smooth delivery, the track is a testament to his growing influence in the rap scene.

Joyner Lucas & Conway The Machine "Sticks & Stones"

Joyner Lucas's latest single, featuring a collaboration with Conway The Machine, showcases the raw talent and lyrical prowess of both artists. With hard-hitting verses and gritty production, the track solidifies its status as a formidable force in the rap game.

Meek Mill "Heathenism"

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Meek Mill's debut independent EP marks a significant milestone in his career, signaling a new era of artistic freedom and creative control. Meek Mill's latest release is poised to captivate audiences and solidify his status as a powerhouse in the rap industry.

Pharrell Feat. Miley Cyrus "Doctor(Work It Out)"

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Pharrell Williams returns with a fresh single featuring the dynamic vocals of Miley Cyrus, igniting excitement among fans worldwide. With Pharrell's signature production and Cyrus's powerhouse vocals, the collaboration promises to deliver a chart-topping hit that transcends genres.