Check out Google Play's Hip-Hop Mixtape, our new free sampler highlighting some of rap's hottest and most promising rising stars. For this installment we talked to Starlito about his new album, Fried Turkey, and dropped a batch of tracks from Hopsin, Kid Ink and more.
by Andrew Nosntisky
Almost Home is the major label debut extended play by American hip hop recording artist Kid Ink; it was released on May 28, 2013, by Tha Alumni Music Group, 88 Classic, RCA Records in the United States. The album was produced by various producers, such as Lifted, Rico Love and Ned Cameron along with guest appearances by Meek Mill, Wale, French Montana, and ASAP Ferg. Upon its release, the EP debuted at number 27 on the US Billboard 200.
3ChordFold is the debut studio album by American rapper Terrace Martin. The album was released on August 13, 2013, by AKAI Music and Empire Distribution. The album features guest appearances from Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, Problem, Musiq Soulchild, Robert Glasper, James Fauntleroy, Focus..., Wiz Khalifa, Brevi, Ty Dolla Sign, Snoop Dogg and Lalah Hathaway.
My 1st Chemistry Set is the debut studio album by Detroit rapper Boldy James, released on October 15, 2013 through Decon. It was preceded by Boldy James' EP, Grand Quarters. M.1.C.S. was entirely produced by The Alchemist and features guest appearances from Action Bronson, Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt, Freeway, King Chip and Vince Staples among others. On September 12, 2013, the lead single from the album, "Moochie," was leaked onto the Internet. The following single, "Reform School," was leaked on October 7, 2013. M.1.C.S. was generally well received by music critics. Complex named it amongst the best albums of October 2013.