Creative Weekly: Curren$y, Chance The Rapper, Rick Ross & A$AP Rocky


Today's creative-Weekly, Curren$y announces new solo album, Chance The Rapper reveals release date and title for debut album, also Rick Ross drops Port Of Miami 2 trailer and lastly, A$AP Rocky to remain in prison despite intervention from U.S. government.


Curren$y Announces New Album, Hot August Nights


Curren$y just don't stop. The Jet Life rapper just announced his fifth project of 2019 "Hot August Nights." The announcement for the solo project comes barely two weeks after the release of Pheno Grigio, a collaborative album with Berner.

"Hot August Nights" drops August 19 and will seemingly be produced entirely by Southern duo Nard & B. 

So far in 2019, Spitta have released the projects Pheno Grigio, 2009 (with Wiz Khalifa)Umbrella Symphony (with LNDN DRGS), and Gran Turismo (with Statik Selektah). 


The rapper accompanies the announcement with the release of the album's first single Right Now.



Chance The Rapper Reveals Release Date & Title For Debut Album 


Chance the Rapper is finally set to drop his much awaited debut album. During his appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (July 17), the Coloring Book rapper revealed the cover art and release date for the long awaited project. 

Spearheaded by the single Groceries, featuring TisaKorran and Murda Beatz, Chano's debut album "The Big Day" is set to arrive July 16th.

Chance recently placed his mixtapes ’10 Day’ and ‘Acid Rap’ on all streaming sites. ’10 Day’ released in 2012 and 2013’s Acid Rap’ were previously only available on MP3.

You can pre-order The Big Day here which includes a hard-copy CD and digital album.


Rick Ross Announces Port Of Miami 2 Release Date


Rick Ross has struggled to create any form of buzz for his long awaited "Port Of Miami 2" album and as a result, the project faced an uncertain future.

Despite the lack of a noteworthy single, Rozay has gone ahead to announce a release date for the often delayed project.

On Tuesday (July 16), Rick Ross announced via social media that his tenth studio album is scheduled to arrive next month (August 9th). The rapper also shared the cover art for the album, which features Ross holding a pendant of his late manager and friend Black Bo, who died in December 2017.

"Are you just standing there or does your heart beat? Was you meant to die? Did you want to live or was you born to kill?" Rick Ross asks in the album trailer. 


Port Of Miami 2 is a sequel to Rick Ross' critically acclaimed 2006 debut album Port Of Miami.


ASAP Rocky To Remain In Prison Despite Trump's Intervention


It turns out president Trump is not as powerful or as influential as he likes to believe. Or the Swedish government just don't give a fuck - it's more of the latter in this case.

TMZ reports the prosecutor in charge of A$AP Rocky's case remains immovable on the subject of releasee, despite the involvement of the President of the United States.



The Swedish Prime Minister, who president Trump spoke to on request of Kanye West, made it clear that "in Sweden everyone is equal before the law and that the government cannot and will not attempt to influence the legal proceedings."

The  U.S. State Dept. waged a full court press last Thursday (July 18), trying to get A$AP out of jail, but failed.

Sources connected to the case believe the intervention by the State Dept. and Trump could actually hurt Rocky's chances of freedom because they are trying to get in the prosecutor's business. ASAP's camp now fear the prosecutor will choose to go harder on Rocky just to prove he hasn't been blandished by the U.S. government.

Rocky was arrested on July 2 in Stockholm for defending himself against a man who assaulted him first. He has been in Swedish prison for over 2 weeks despite not being charged and could be sentenced to 6 years in prison if found guilty.

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