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29 August 2020: Dru Down - Livin Legend (God Willin) Pt. 1

Pimp Of The Year better known as Dru Down is back with his latest solo material called "Livin Legend (God Willin)". Part 1 of the series (second one will drop soon after) is made of 13 songs with features from Ant Banks, Richie Rich, Uso Ant, Bay Heff, Quez, and a few more. Go and cop it online on iTunes. Follow Dru Down on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Telly Mac - Audio Narcotics EP

Fillmoe rapper Telly Mac is back with his latest release - an EP called "Audio Narcotics". The album is made of 8 songs and includes guest appearances by Quavo, The Tigg, Walle 924 Bang Gang and SharkBite. Go and cop its digital version on iTunes. Follow Telly Mac on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Lil AJ - Lash Money 6

Lil AJ has just dropped his latest release. "Lash Money 6" is available now on iTunes and will be also available in hard copies on RapBay. The album includes 11 tracks with guest appearances by Clyde Carson, Joe Blow, Lil Frost, Lil Sheik and more. Follow Lil AJ on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Cookie Money - Cookie World 4

Oakland's Cookie Money will return with the fourth part of the "Cookie World" series. The album will be packed with 13 tracks and appearances by Philthy Rich, J Stalin, Elzie and Hyph. You can pre-order it on iTunes and Amazon. The album will drop on September 4th. Follow Cookie Money on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Paris - Safe Space Invader

San Francisco hip-hop vet by the name of Paris is about to return with his new solo project called "Safe Space Invader". The album is scheduled to be released on September 25th. You'll hear 10 songs with guest verses from T-K.A.S.H. and Ms. Monet. Pre-order links are available on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Paris on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: NutSo Fly - Mandatory

NutSo Fly hails from Richmond and will drop his new album called "Mandatory" on September 4th. The upcoming release will be made of 7 songs and will include guest appearances by Rbc Dobe, Louiville Slugga, Cleetus Kasiody and CNO. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow NutSo Fly on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Ty Bud - King Of Sacramento

Sac Town rapper known as Ty Bud is about to drop his new solo project called "King Of Sacramento" on September 4th. The album will be made of 12 tracks with guest performances from Killa Kit, FMG, Sav Abinitio, Mike C, Teekaydaa and Blunt Blank. You can pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Ty Bud on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


29 August 2020: Yhung T.O. - Thugged Out

Vallejo rapper Yhung T.O. (of SOB x RBE) is freshly out with a new one called "Thugged Out". The album is made of 14 songs and includes guest performance from Boosie Badazz. You can order its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Yhung T.O. on Instagram.


29 August 2020: Dee Tha Prince - The Royal Plan

Richmond rapper Dee Tha Prince is back with his new project called "The Royal Plan". You'll hear 10 tracks with guest appearances by J Stalin and Killa Kill. You can order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Dee Tha Prince on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 August 2020: Mr Kee presents We Are The Mob

San Francisco veteran and Latin rap pioneer by the name of Mr. Kee has recently dropped his new project. It's a compilation album called "We Are The Mob" and is now available at all digital spots, like iTunes. What you'll hear is a set of 17 tracks with songs delivered by Mr. Kee himself, Itzda Ghost, Spliff Da Beast, CDot King, Mike Dangle, Louie Loc, Erruption, Napalm, Black C and more. Be also sure to check out our review of this project. Follow Mr. Kee on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 August 2020: Too Short & Zoa Tha Roasta present Cell Block III

If you still bump classic Bay Area rap shit from the 90's you should definitely remember Cell Block compilation series. There's a new, third part with all new tracks available now on iTunes. The album is made of 21 tracks with songs from Too Short, Philthy Rich, Mistah F.A.B., Dem Hoodstarz, Shady Nate, Beeda Weeda, Chris Lockett, Chevy Crocker, Danny From Sobrante, Young Gully, D-Lo, Larry June and more. The compilation is presented by Too Short and Zoe Tha Roasta. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 August 2020: Cell Block Compilation: Greatest Hits

Along with the third part of "Cell Block" compilation, you can get the set of greatest hits with 20 tracks from two the first parts of the series from the 90's. You'll hear Northern Cali rap stars like 2Pac, The Luniz, Spice 1, Mac Mall, 3xKrazy, B-Legit, San Quinn, Too Short and many more. You can get the album on iTunes. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


28 August 2020: Dollaz - PE$O

Hayward representative by the name of Dollaz is out with his new solo project titled "PE$O". The album is made of 12 tracks with Ron Raxx featured on two cuts. You can order the album on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Dollaz on Instagram.


23 August 2020: Spice 1 - This Is Thug World Volume One

West Coast rap veteran Spice 1 is back with his latest material called "This Is Thug World Volume One". The album is made of 11 songs and features guest appearances by Daz Dillinger, Q Bosilini, Nyceboy, Billy Hill, Buk, Frost4Eva, Bold Boy, Yung Sosa and Kay Nine Tha Boss. You can cop its digital version on iTunes and other e-spots. Follow Spice 1 on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: Yhung T.O. - Thugged Out

August 28th is the release date for a new solo project by V-Town rapper Yhung T.O. (of SOB x RBE). "Thugged Out" will be made of 14 songs and will feature guest performance from Boosie Badazz. Go and pre-order its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Yhung T.O. on Instagram.


23 August 2020: Da Boii - YWN 2

Vallejo rapper by the name of Da Boii is aiming to release a sequel to his 2017 "Young Wild Nigga" project. "YWN 2" is set to drop on October 30th and will be made of 17 cuts with guest appearances by Mozzy, Yhung T.O., TeeJay3k, OMB Peezy, Mike Sherm and Yung Pinch. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Da Boii on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: Young Shaad - Crunch Time

Young Shaad of Hunter's Point duet H2 Hardheadz is about to drop his new album called "Crunch Time" on September 2nd. The project will be made of 11 tracks with guest appearances by Tae Da Don, CW Da 3rd, AR, Hawkie Turf and a few more. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: Lil Slugg - Slugg Life II

South Hayward rapper by the name of Lil Slugg has just dropped his new solo project called "Slugg Life II". It's got 11 tracks and features guest appearances by Baby Gas, Lil Tae, Self Made Bang, Salsalino and more. You can grab it on iTunes. Follow Lil Slugg on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: C-Roc - Young Viet Vet

Fremont / South Vietnam representative by the name of C-Roc (bka C'Steroc) is back with his latest release called "Young Viet Vet" (same title as his debut solo). The album is made of 12 tracks with guest appearances by Keek Dogg, Destro and Highness. You can order the album on iTunes or Amazon. Follow C-Roc on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: C2DaJ - Street Views 2

Menlo Park, Sacramento rapper C2DaJ is out with his new project called "Street View 2". You'll hear 11 songs with guest performances from Quincy Black, Qv and Chris Cash. Go and order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow C2DaJ on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


23 August 2020: Melly Mell Tha Mobsta - Sayless Do More

Vallejo rapper Melly Mell Tha Mobsta is out with his new project called "Sayless Do More". The album is made of 12 tracks and features guest appearances by DB Tha General, Hazey J, C4ThaDawn, Blind Bandit, Plane Jane, Self Thuggah and I.K.E. You can order the album on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Melly Mell on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


17 August 2020: Telly Mac - Audio Narcotics EP

August 21st is the release date for a new EP project from Fillmoe rapper Telly Mac (of The Gamblaz) called "Audio Narcotics". The album will include guest appearances by Quavo, The Tigg, Walle 924 Bang Gang and Sharkbite. Follow Telly Mac on Instagram.


17 August 2020: J Stalin & Da Krse - Wired In 2

Oakland rapper J Stalin and Modesto representative Da Krse are back with their sophomore duet album called "Wired In 2". The album is made of 10 tracks and includes guest appearances by Vellione, Tommy P, TJ Marion, J Stew and a few more. You can grab it online on iTunes. Follow J Stalin and Da Krse on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


17 August 2020: AOne - Dope As Coke 3

San Francisco, Hunter's Point rapper by the name of AOne is aiming to drop another part of his "Dope As Coke" series. Part 3 will be out on September 4th and will be available both in digital and pressed version (via RapBay). Stay tuned for more details tba and follow AOne on Instagram.


17 August 2020: Dee Stakz & C-Dubb - Face Off

Sacramento representative C-Dubb hooked up with an Australian rapper by the name of Dee Stackz to bring you their joint project called "Face Off". The entire album is produced by C-Dubb and includes 12 songs. You can get it on iTunes. Follow C-Dubb and Dee Stackz on Instagram.


17 August 2020: GB - 186.22

GB (Getto Boy) hails from Merced and has just brought his new solo material called "186.22". It's got 10 songs and 4 skits. You can grab it online on iTunes. Follow GB on Instagram.


17 August 2020: Toohda Band$ - Covid-62

Oakland rappers Toohda Band$ has just dropped his latest material under Philthy Rich's FOD Entertainment. "Covid-62" is an EP made of 6 songs and includes guest appearances by Philthy, Yid, Yhung T.O., Bris, Lil Tray, Icewear Vezzo, Fmb Dz, Skinny T and Dolla Dame. You can get it online on iTunes. Follow Toohda Band$ on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


13 August 2020: Mr Kee presents We Are The Mob

Be on the lookout for a brand new release from San Francisco representative and one of the Northern California Latin rap pioneers - Mr. Kee. His upcoming project called "We Are The Mob" will be a compilation made of 17 tracks with performances by Mr. Kee himself, Itzda Ghost, Spliff Da Beast, CDot King, Jay Sicness, Black C (of RBL Posse), Jimmy Da Butcher, Erruption, Napalm Da Don and more. The album is scheduled to drop on August 21st on digital platforms. Follow Mr. Kee on Instagram and check out the tracklist below: (show tracklist)


13 August 2020: Joe Blow - Uhuru

Stay tuned for a brand new solo project from Oakland rapper Joe Blow. His upcoming release will be called "Uhuru" and is set to drop on September 4th. Except for Blow you'll hear Mistah F.A.B., Freeway and Black Jesus. Follow Joe Blow on Instagram.


13 August 2020: 4rAx - Fear

Oakland artist known as 4rAx (of the producers duo called The Mekanix) will drop his new solo album titled "Fear". The project is set to be released on September 11th and will be made of 13 songs with guest appearances by Keak Da Sneak, J Stalin and Richie Rich. You can already pre-order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow 4rAx on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: Berner & R-Mean - The Warning

San Francisco rapper and entrepreneur by the name of Berner hooked up with LA representative R-Mean to bring you their collaboration project titled "The Warning". Fresh off the press, you can get it on iTunes. What you'll hear is a set of 12 songs with guest features from Cozmo, B-Real, Wiz Khalifa, Styles P and few more. Follow Berner and R-Mean on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: Hitta Slim - Bit'n Like A Gator

Bay Area rap vet Hitta Slim (better known as Laroo The Hard Hitta) is back with the latest release called "Bit'n Like A Gator". The album dropped under Sick Wid' It Records and contains 8 songs with guest appearances by Dow Jones and J. Banks. You can get it on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Hitta Slim on Instagram.


10 August 2020: Street Validated Mixtape

Be on the lookout for a new compilation album from Validated Certified Entertainment called "Street Validated". It will drop on September 1st - both in digital and hard copies. You'll get a set of 11 songs with performances from Conspiracy, Sneako, Tito, Angeloc, Matty G, Big Rome, Salineros and more. Production will be delivered by Bullet Loco, June Onna Beat, Frank The Tank & Bear On The Beat. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: Tony B - Life Of A Northern Hooligan 2

Porterville homeboy rapper by the name of Tony B is back with his latest release called "Life Of A Northern Hooligan 2". The album is packed with 20 songs and includes guest appearances by B-Dawg, C-Locs, Oso, Young D, C.O.S., Hitter, BombZ, Trigger Locz and more. You can buy it online on iTunes. Follow Tony B on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: ST Spittin - Boom Pt. 2

Oakland rapper ST Spittin is about to drop his new solo project called "Boom Pt. 2" on August 17th. It will be made of 13 songs with appearances by Skipper, C Plus, Young Chop, Louie G The Don and few more. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow the rapper on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: Drew Beez - Million Dolla Mindset

Hunter's Point representative Drew Beez is back with a brand new solo release called "Million Dolla Mindset". The album includes 15 songs with guest appearances by Offset Jim, Banga, Bla$ta, Peso, Luxury Lex and Mill Ticket. You can order it on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Drew Beez on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: C2DaJ - Street Views 2

August 19th is the release date for a new solo project from Menlo Park, Sacramento rapper C2DaJ. "Street View 2" will be made of 11 songs and will include guest performances from Quincy Black, Qv and Chris Cash. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow C2DaJ on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


10 August 2020: Dollaz - PE$O

Hayward representative by the name of Dollaz is aiming to drop his new solo project on August 21st. It will be titled "PE$O" and will be made of 12 tracks with Ron Raxx featured on two cuts. You can pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Dollaz on Instagram.


10 August 2020: Roxy Queen - New Era

Roxy Queen is a homegirl affiliated with BMC camp. We announced her project called "New Era" over a year ago, but finally the album has been released and is available now on iTunes. You'll hear 8 songs with guest verses from Conspiracy, Sneako, Rico 2 Smoove, Sandman and Jobi Locs. Follow Roxy on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 August 2020: Don Kody - Instrumental Therapy: Write My Wrongs

Youngstown, Ohio producer Don Kody is back with a new instrumental album called "Write My Wrongs" for Jpay & GTL, dedicated and made for inmate rappers / singers. All purchases via JPay is an automatic non-exclusive beat lease to use and to release a song with the beat. Instrumental Therapy is made of 8 tracks and you can purchase it via all digital and streaming platforms. Follow Don Kody on Instagram.


06 August 2020: Joog, AMoneyMuzic & Dufflebag K - Weed Narcos

There's a brand new group album from San Jose natives AMoneyMuzic, Joog and Dufflebag K. "Weed Narcos" is made of 14 tracks and you can order its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow AMoneyMuzic, Joog and Dufflebag K on Instagram.


06 August 2020: 3HMB - Take Risks And Prosper

East Oakland representative by the name of 3HMB is freshly back with his latest material titled "Take Risks And Prosper". The album is made of 11 tracks - all produced by HitManBeatz. You'll also hear guest appearances from Emakulant, Bl!zzi and B-Town Bossman. Go and check that thing out on iTunes or Amazon. Follow 3HMB on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


06 August 2020: Young Kazz - On My Shit

Woodland (530) representative by the name of Young Kazz is already a long time comrade to Sacramento rapper / producer C-Dubb. These two have dropped a duet album called "Active Power Moves" back in 2013 and two parts of Woodtown 2 SickSac series in 2019. There's another project from Young Kazz and C-Dubb coming soon to the rap table. "On My Shit" entirely produced by CW and will feature him on over half of the songs. Except for that you'll hear Casper Capone, Little Bruce, Matt Blaque and Lazie Locz. You can pre-order its digital version on Amazon. Follow Young Kazz and C-Dubb on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: E-40 - The Curb Commentator: Channel 2

Bay Area ambassador by the name of E-40 is back with the second installment of "The Curb Commentator" EP series. "Channel 2" is made of 5 songs and includes guest performances from Stresmatic, Chippass, Big K.R.I.T. and Milla. You can cop it on iTunes. Follow E-40 on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Bavgate - Bigger Trouble In Lil' Oakland (soundtrack)

A few days ago a new movie with an original motion picture soundtrack arrived to the streets. The film called "Bigger Trouble In Lil' Oakland" features Bay Area rappers like Bavgate and Keak Da Sneak. The soundtrack includes 11 songs from Bavgate with guest appearances by Cut Throat, Yella Boy, Chapo, Versy, Tree Boyz and Element Wise. You can buy a hard copy on RapBay or purchase a digital version on iTunes. Follow Bavgate on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Lil Sicx - The Prince Of Darkness Vol. 2

In the beginning of this year Sacramento rapper Lil Sicx released the first volume of "The Prince Of Darkness" series. Second one is out today and includes 8 songs with guest performances from Ren Da Heatmonsta, C-Dubb, Mak7teen, Mi$tuh G, The Gatlin, Tay West, Mz. Sicx and Chuuwee. You can order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Lil Sicx on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Drew Beez - Million Dolla Mindset

Hunter's Point representative Drew Beez will drop a brand new solo release called "Million Dolla Mindset" on August 7th. The album will be filled with 15 songs and will include guest appearances by Offset Jim, Banga, Bla$ta, Peso, Luxury Lex and Mill Ticket. You can pre-order it on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Drew Beez on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Melly Mell Tha Mobsta - Sayless Do More

Vallejo rapper Melly Mell Tha Mobsta will drop his new project called "Sayless Do More" on August 17th. The album will be made of 12 tracks and will feature guest appearances by DB Tha General, Hazey J, C4ThaDawn, Blind Bandit, Plane Jane, Self Thuggah and I.K.E. You can pre-order the album on iTunes and Amazon. Follow Melly Mell on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: AR & Drissy Bo - Playa Politics

Vallejo rapper AR and Richmond representative by the name of Drissy Bo hooked up for their collab work called "Playa Politics". The album is out now and includes 8 tracks with appearances by J Stalin, Lil Blood, Petey Mac, One5 Frank, Gman Lul T and Sharee Bo. You can buy its digital version on iTunes and Amazon. Follow AR and Drissy Bo on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Dee Tha Prince - The Royal Plan

August 26th is the release date for the next solo endeavor from Richmond rapper Dee Tha Prince. The upcoming project will be called "The Royal Plan" and will be made of 10 tracks with guest appearances by J Stalin and Killa Kill. You can pre-order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Dee Tha Prince on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)


02 August 2020: Bla$ta - Coach Carter

Richmond rapper Bla$ta is out with new project called "Coach Carter". The album is made of 15 songs and includes guest appearances by Mistah F.A.B., Celly Ru, WayMoBandzz, King Kata, Kavi Picasso and more. You can order its digital version on iTunes or Amazon. Follow Bla$ta on Instagram. Tracklist: (show tracklist)