A look at the best modern hip-hop song series
When it comes to music, some things are best left alone in their original form, but in hip-hop there are aspects that benefit from growing extra legs. Take for example a series of songs. Outkast’s Aquemini “Da Art of Storytellin'” is the culmination of a solid sequence of tracks, beginning in 1998 and ending almost 10 years later with the fourth installation. There are plenty of modern rappers over the past two decades who have made their mark in the same way.
Since its debut, Meek Mill has been good at it. At dream hunters, the best mixtape of 2011, Meek jumped into his street storytelling bag with “Tony Story” and did two more parts over the next few years. Over the years 2015 Dreams are worth more than moneyhe flipped the script and sparked his “Cold Hearted” series, releasing the third part in 2021 dear pain.
NLE Choppa also has a mini record project that follows the same principle. His all-about-stick-talk “Shotta Flow” pack was released in 2019, as the first single that featured on his EP. poplar. The track is now certified double platinum according to RIAA and diamond in the streets. Over the past three years, Choppa has dropped an additional five parts, with the sixth being hosted on 2022 me against me ribbon.
On last year’s best-selling album Certified Lover, Drake arrived with another timestamp. What has come to light since he released “9am in Dallas” as a loosie in 2010 is that when there’s an am or pm attached to the song title, “One-Take Drake” is fully effective because it wraps quote after quote harmoniously. The latest edition of five, “7am on Bridle Path,” is no different.
Other respected spitters like Kendrick Lamar, Trippie Redd, deposed Chicago Sergeant King Von and his big brother Lil Durk also have sets of fire songs in their catalogs. You can take a look below among others from recent times.