Week after week, hip-hop never disappoints when it's time for new music to drop. This week, the biggest rapper on the planet returns with a surprise new LP, a spitter from Baton Rouge, La. gets a lot off his chest with a new album, a once-retired MC puts out a project just in time for his massive summer tour and more.

Out of nowhere, Drake just showed up for the summer. On Thursday (June 16), the OVO head honcho announced his new solo album, Honestly, Nevermind. The latest LP from Champagne Papi arrives today (June 17) after speculation popped off last week that he was dropping a new mixtape. There was credence to the chatter, with Drizzy releasing album No. 7 less than a year after putting out his 10th Billboard 200 chart-topping project, Certified Lover Boy.

Dropping without a lead single, the new offering is executive produced by his longtime collaborator Noah "40" Shebib and famed house DJ Black Coffee, among others, plus features a guest appearance from 21 Savage.

The new album comes a few months after it was reported that Drake signed a new recording contract worth upward of $400 million. The new album will presumably be followed by a huge summer tour for the "Way 2 Sexy" rapper.

Kevin Gates finally unveils his third album, Khaza, after a heavy rollout that has gone on for months. The Louisiana native has promoted the album every which way, including dropping a line of new merch and spitting a freestyle called "Super General" over Kodak Black's "Super Gremlin," which raised eyebrows all over the place due to its sexually explicit content. Gates name-drops Beyoncé, Rubi Rose and others on the track.

With Gates addressing a number of very personal topics throughout the course of the 19-track LP, the former XXL Freshman shows off how much his bars have evolved while at the same time staying true to the sound he's become known for.

Led by three previously released songs, "Big Lyfe," "Bad for Me" and "Intro," Khaza's only guest feature is from Juicy J, who appears on the track "Thinking With My Dick." That particular song originally dropped in 2013, but was included on the album due to its recent success on TikTok.

In support of Khaza, Gates is gearing up to head out on a lengthy tour that will run from August through October.

Logic comes with his new album, Vinyl Days, just as he's about to embark on a 28-date co-headlining tour with Wiz Khalifa, which kicks off in July. The 30-track album is packed with guest appearances from heavy-hitting artists like Action Bronson, Royce 5'9'', The Game, RZA and plenty more.

Prior to the release of Vinyl Days, Logic actually unleashed a total of six songs that are all featured on the album including "Decades," "Tetris," "Therapy Music" featuring Russ, "Orville" featuring Blu and Exile, "Bleed It," "Breath Control" featuring Wiz Khalifa and the album's title track, "Vinyl Days" featuring DJ Premier. The aforementioned title track actually stirred up some controversy earlier this week. It was speculated that Logic took some shots at Top Dawg Entertainment rapper Reason on the track. The "1-800-273-8255" rhymer dispelled the rumor by hitting up Twitter to address the situation and also suggest the two MCs link up at some point for a sweet summer snack.

"Hey, bro, @reasonTDE, my boy @thisisrory said you thought I dissed you on my song, 'Vinyl Days,'" wrote Logic. "If I was going to diss you, I'd diss you. I love you, you're my brother. Let's get ice cream together some time."

On the very same day he was announced as a member of the 2022 XXL Freshman Class, SoFaygo dropped off his new B4PINK EP to satiate the fans who've been waiting for new music from him. While the five-track project doesn't contain any guest appearances, production credits include Bakkwoods, Bryce, Y2 and ColdXsummer.

While promoting the new project on social media, SoFaygo was sure to let his Instagram followers know that true to its name, B4PINK serves as a little teaser for his highly anticipated full-length album, Pink Heartz, which the newly anointed XXL Freshman promises to release soon.

"Dropping this EP to give y'all music while y'all wait for the album," wrote Faygo. "I love y'all and I promise the album coming real real soon."

Check out all the new projects this week below, including other new releases from Gucci Mane's 1017 label, LakeyahDuke Deuce, Erica Banks, Snoop Dogg and more.

  • Honestly, Nevermind

    Drake
    OVO / Republic
    OVO / Republic
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  • Khaza

    Kevin Gates
    Bread Winner's Association / Atlantic
    Bread Winner's Association / Atlantic
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  • Vinyl Days

    Logic
    Def Jam
    Def Jam
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  • B4PINK

    SoFaygo
    Cactus Jack
    Cactus Jack
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  • Strawberry Moon

    Raury
    The Woods LLC
    The Woods LLC
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  • The Reup

    So Icy Boyz
    1017 Global Music / Atlantic
    1017 Global Music / Atlantic
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  • No Pressure Part One

    Lakeyah
    Quality Control Music / Motown Records
    Quality Control Music / Motown Records
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  • What Has Been Blessed Cannot Be Cursed

    Conway and Big Ghost Ltd.
  • More Black Superheroes

    Westside Boogie
    Shady Records / Interscope Records
    Shady Records / Interscope Records
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  • Soho House

    Dice Soho
    Icey Life
    Icey Life
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  • A Wonderful Letter

    J. Rocc
    Stones Throw Records
    Stones Throw Records
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  • Diary of the Flow Queen

    Erica Banks
    1501 Certified Entertainment
    1501 Certified Entertainment
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  • Crunkstar

    Duke Deuce
    Quality Control Music / Motown
    Quality Control Music / Motown
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  • Snoop Dogg Presents Death Row Summer 2022

    Various Artists
    Death Row Records / Create Music Group
    Death Row Records / Create Music Group
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  • Fanclub

    Kent Jamz
    RCA Records
    RCA Records
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