Week in and week out, there are plenty of brand-new rap songs, no matter the time of year. It can be really difficult to stay aware of what's out and also what's hot, so XXL decided to make things much easier for you. Instead of sorting out nearly everything that released this week, we've narrowed it down to strictly the best of the week, saving you plenty of time.

Expect to see selections from the established stars, the next wave of new talent, the up-and-comers and everyone else in between. If your song is fire enough to beat the competition, it'll take one of the weekly spots. You can trust us on this one; follow our lead and you'll never get laughed off the aux cord again. Your friends will finally trust you with playlists; it'll be wonderful. In addition to that, you can check back every week for the latest and greatest tracks. You'll always have somewhere to turn to each week, being sure to find some songs you'll dig.

Enjoy this week's list, featuring new songs from Babyface Ray ("Ron Artest" featuring 42 Dugg), Kash Doll ("Strugglin" featuring RMC Mike, Louie Ray and YN Jay), Kevin Gates ("Breakfast") and more. See you next week.

  • "Ron Artest"

    Babyface Ray and 42 Dugg
  • "Strugglin"

    Kash Doll featuring RMC Mike, YN Jay and Louie Ray
  • "Breakfast"

    Kevin Gates
  • "Needy"

  • "Florida Water"

    Danny Towers, DJ Scheme and Ski Mask The Slump God featuring Luh Tyler
  • "Action"

    G Perico and DJ Drama
  • "Lackers"

    Ron Suno and Dougie B
  • "Come Eat Wit Us"

    Young Scooter featuring EST Gee
  • "Bacc to tha Basics"

  • "Khalifa Mode"

    Sada Baby featuring Wiz Khalifa
  • "You The Type"

    Hitkidd featuring Aleza, Slimeroni, Gloss Up and K Carbon
  • "Terry Davis"

    Jay Worthy and Curren$y
  • "Oh What A Feeling"

    Jay Critch