On the 2nd, legendary producer, Swizz Beats, released his highly anticipated album Poison, a metaphor for the longstanding effects of growing up in a project environment. On the album Swizz merges each coasts allowing Kendrick and Wayne to join some of East Coast most influential Hip-Hop artist; however, the project as a whole has an upstate sound. On Poison, each artist is given the mic rehash their hood tragedies and to shed light on how PTS shaped their minds. The album itself (and music in general) is their place of refuge. Poison is available on major streaming platforms.
Earlier this week, Tyga dropped his single "Dip" which features his label mate, Nicki Minaj.
Jay Rock released a visual for "Wow Freestyle" which features label mate, Kendrick Lamar. The single is off Jay Rock's Redemption album released on June 15th.
Pop princess, Ariana Grande, unexpectedly released "thank u, next", an introspective hit on which Ariana explains that her split from ex-fiancé, Pete Davidson is a result of her needing to focus on herself and heal from their split as well as her and Mac Miller's.
Gucci, Bruno, and Kodak teamed up to gives us the visual for their super smooth, feel-good trap single entitled "Wake Up In The Sky". In the visual, the unofficial trio channels 60's music.