Lil Yachty & The City Girls Are Among Those Bringing The Heat To This Week's "Fire Emoji" Update

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Lil Yachty, Pierre 'Pee' Thomas, City Girls and Quavo attend Pierre 'Pee' Thomas Birthday Celebration at Gold Room on June 7, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
Gucci Mane, J. Cole, Tyga, YG, and many more also appear.

There are 52 New Music Fridays every year, and even for those well-ingrained in the industry, it can be hard to keep up with the countless singles, EPs, and albums that arrive on DSPs. Thankfully, our Fire Emoji playlist is updated almost every weekend with the latest and greatest from the world of hip-hop. Today (August 26) is no exception, kicking off with Gucci Mane's latest, "There I Go" featuring guest bars from J. Cole and production by Mike WiLL Made-It. Following that comes another noteworthy collaboration, "Rollin' In" from Sauce Walka and Sauce Gohan.

The first solo effort on this installment of Fire Emoji is Lil Yachty's "TESLA." After that we hear from Earl Sweatshirt and MIKE over The Alchemist's production on "Sentry." As for albums that dropped yesterday, Drake obviously failed to deliver For All The Dogs, but Burna Boy still came through to save the summer with his I Told Them LP. From that, we've picked "Thanks," which includes another feature from the Dreamville head. For those who are hoping to close out August with a lit celebration, Tyga and YG's work on "PARTy T1M3" is just what you need.

HNHH Fire Emoji Playlist

The City Girls still haven't given us their next album, but they did go hard on their "Face Down" single earlier this week. From 03 Greedo we have his "Rich On Grape Street" track, which is the last solo song on today's update. Dave and Tiakola's "Meridian" follows, before Peezy and Key Glock take the penultimate spot with "No Amiris." Finally, closing things out we have "Latex Gloves" from a seriously impressive trio – 38 Spesh, Conway the Machine, and Lloyd Banks.

You can listen to this weekend's full Fire Emoji round-up exclusively on Spotify. Are there any new arrivals that you think we missed? Let us know in the comments, and tap into Burna Boy's I Told Them LP, featuring Summer Walker, RZA, J. Cole, and more at the link below.

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Hayley Hynes is the former Weekend Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop, she stepped down after two years in 2024 to pursue other creative opportunities but remains on staff part-time to cover music, gossip, and pop culture news. Currently, she contributes similar content on Blavity and 21Ninety, as well as on her personal blog where she also offers tarot/astrology services. Hayley resides on the western side of Canada, previously spending a year in Vancouver to study Fashion Marketing at Blanche Macdonald Centre and Journalism at Mount Royal University in Calgary before that. She's passionate about helping others heal through storytelling, and shares much more about her life on Instagram @hayleyhynes.