TOP 5: NEWS IN MUSIC

BY NATALIE KUADEY

5. "FREE LUNCH," BY ISAIAH RASHAD

A few days ago, Isaiah Rashad broke his silence with his new single, 'Free Lunch.' The song can be described as a very chilled-out and mellowed hip-hop track. His last full release was his 2014 debut EP Clivia Demo, so this may be a sign as to when he'll be dropping some new projects.

4. LISTEN TO ILOVEMAKONNEN’S NEW MIXTAPE, ‘RED TRAP DRAGON’

ILOVEMAKONNEN premiered his brand new mixtape, Red Trap Dragon, on soundcloud, after dropping his lead single "Side 2 Side," a few days ago. All the tracks in the seven-track tape were produced by friend and collaborator, Danny Wolf, except for "Freezin". The mixtape addresses all the hate and issues iLoveMakonnen was forced to face, when he entered the scene. Stream "Red Trap Dragon" below.

3. RICH CHIGGA IS BACK AT IT AGAIN WITH "WHO THAT BE"

Who can forget the rapper behind the fanny pack and liquor pouring. Rich Chigga, became a viral internet sensation after he released the video for his hit "Dat $tick." Now, following that popular release, Rich Chigga has come out to share his new song, "Who That Be." You can stream his new track above.

2. DE LA SOUL & LITTLE DRAGON COLLABORATE ON NEW SINGLE, “DRAWN”

The American hip-hop trio, De La Soul, is getting ready for their crowd-funded album Anonymous Nobody on August 26. They also joined Swedish indie band Little Dragon for this dope new single titled "Drawn." Listen in above.

1. JADEN SMITH & RAURY LINK UP FOR "LOSING YOUR MIND"

The new record, entitled "Losing Your Mind," is a collaborative piece from both unique minds, Raury and Jaden Smith, in an effort to support the upcoming Netflix series 'The Get Down.' Pre-order the soundtrack for "The Get Down" on iTunes, which arrives on Friday, alongside the series.