Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week

XXL magazine has compiled a list of the best new hip-hop songs for the week. Some of the songs featured in this week's list are Doja Cat - Attention, Trippie Redd featuring Skye Morales - Took My Breath Away, and Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane - Scientists & Engineers. Stay ahead of the game and add these to your playlist.

Enjoy Live Performances Across the City

Make Music New York is a free all-day musical event taking place throughout the city on Wednesday. Enjoy performances by the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Medeski Martin & Wood, and many other artists throughout the day. Times and locations vary, so check out the latest details to plan your day and enjoy the music.

Canadian quintet The Musical Box is playing Peter Gabriel's enigmatic Genesis swan song, "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway," from start to finish for the very last time. The tour marks the end of an era and is an uncanny experience, complete with the actual slide projections Genesis used almost 50 years ago. The Musical Box plays Palladium Times Square on Friday and Saturday nights. This is a great opportunity to see a cult-classic concept album set in New York City come to life.

In the final performance of Carnegie Hall's 2022-23 season, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and his MET Orchestra bring a program of Shakespeare-inspired treasures. The program includes a new piece from composer Matthew Aucoin, Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story" by Leonard Bernstein, a fantasia on "Romeo and Juliet" by Tchaikovsky, and the final act of Verdi and Boito's "Otello," with tenor Russell Johnson and soprano Angel Blue. Order tickets online and enjoy a night of classical music.

Experience Culture Through Art Exhibitions

Bisa Butler's new solo exhibition, "The World Is Yours," is on view at Jeffery Deitch through June 30. Butler's life-sized quilts are inspired by portraits of Black figures and celebrate Black Americans and their contributions to American art and culture. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see recent works by a talented local artist.

Join senior producer Simon Adler, author Tara Isabella Burton, and composer Alexander Overington in a live event at The Greene Space on Thursday. The event, titled "Mixtapes to the Moon: How the Cassette Changed the World," will explore the history and impact of the cassette tape. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the cassette tape and its cultural significance.

The Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop with a late-night crash course on the philosophy of hip-hop. The event, which takes place on Saturday night, will feature keynote addresses, debates, and activities. Some of the big names expected to participate are KRS-One, Rapsody, Angie Martinez, and Dapper Dan. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the roots of hip-hop and its cultural significance.

Catch up on Hollywood Updates and Film Reviews

While not specifically related to NYC, stay updated on the latest Hollywood updates and film reviews to stay in the know on the latest pop culture phenomena. Keep an eye out for upcoming summer blockbusters, indie films, and everything in between.


Joey Ech. (June 16, 2023). Best New Hip-Hop Songs This Week.
Steve Smith. (June 16, 2023). Soak up hip-hop history in Brooklyn and more things to do around NYC in the coming week.

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