New Music Friday: Megan Thee Stallion, Alicia Keys, Ari Lennox and MORE!


It’s Friday which means it’s time to update your playlists and vibe out to this week’s new releases! Megan Thee Stallion released Traumazine, her second studio album. Alicia Keys dropped Keys II. Ari Lennox, The Isley Brothers ,Babyface and Kehlani are a few more artists who have also released new heat just in time for the weekend. Check out who else dropped this week!

Megan Thee Stallion – Traumazine (album)

Release Date: August 12, 2022
Featuring: Key Glock, Latto, Pooh Shiesty, Rico Nasty, Jhené Aiko, Lucky Daye, Future, Sauce Walka, Big Pokey, Lil’ Keke, Dua Lipa
Written By: Anthony Holmes, Megan Pete, Krishon O’Brien Gaines, Daniel Simmons, Duevon Hughes Desir, Sean Porterfield, Abdallah Ahmad, Jasmine Lanae Ethridge, Joshua Isaiah Parker, Terence Williams, Alex Petit, Kiowa Roukema, Malibu Babie, Vaughn Oliver
Produced By: HitKidd, Bandplay, D-Sims, P. Raw, SSV, OG Parker, Romano, Rvei, CashMoneyAp, Malibu Babie, Vaughn Oliver, YoungKio
Label: 300 Entertainment

Alicia Keys – Keys II Deluxe(album)

Release Date: August 12, 2022
Featuring: Pusha T, Brandi Carlile, Lucky Daye, Swae Lee, Khalid, Brent Faiyaz, Kaskade
Written By: Alicia Keys, Dwight Grant, Graham Nash, Harold Lilly, Kanye West, Kasseem Dean, Raphael Saadiq, Andrew Hale, Helen Adu, Stuart Matthewman, Dean McIntosh, Fredrik Ball
Produced By: Alicia Keys, Fred Ball, araabMUZIK
Label: RCA Records

Ari Lennox – Hoodie (single)

Release Date: August 12, 2022
Written By: Anthony Parrino, Courtney Salter, Jonathan Floyd, Stafford Floyd
Produced By: Elite
Label: Dreamville/Interscope Records

The Isley Brothers ft. Beyonce – Make Me Say It Again (single)

Release Date: August 12, 2022
Featuring: Beyonce
Written By: Chris Jasper, Ernest Isley, Marvin Isley, O’Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley
Label: RI Top Ten

Kehlani and Babyface – “Seamless”(single)

Release Date: August 12, 2022
Written By: Kehlani, Babyface
Produced By: Babyface

Label: Capital Records