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OGM’s ‘Platinum Picks’ from New Music Friday (Feb. 17)

Stay in the mix of what’s new every week with Our Generation Music’s Top 10 “Platinum Picks” from New Music Friday.


Metro Boomin’s Heroes & Villains was the pièce de résistance for hip-hop in 2022. With features from Travis Scott, Young Thug, The Weeknd, Takeoff and more, Metro’s sophomore solo album not only proved to be one of the best records of the year, but became a cultural phenomenon by way of its Marvel Movie-esque rollout. Chopping and screwing his latest work, Metro’s VILLAINS VERSION takes H&V’s menacing vibes to the dance floor for a coveted CHOPPEDNOTSLOPPED rendition.

Big Scarr “The Secret Weapon”

The fallen 1017 superstar’s first posthumous album The Secret Weapon is a welcome reminder of Big Scarr’s long-lasting personality. With 17 tracks featuring Gucci Mane, Key Glock, Pooh Shiesty, Enchanting and Seddy Hendrinx, Scarr’s legacy is forever enshrined amongst Memphis’ best and brightest, like the late Young Dolph. Long live Big Scarr.

TyFontaine“The Revive”

Ken Carson — “i need u”

Don Toliver“Wanna Leave The Club (ft. Lil Durk & Glorilla”

Polo G, Future, Southside“No Time Wasted

As Polo G emerges from hiatus, his first single of 2023 is a sure-fire banger. Enlisting Future and Southside to aid him on “No Time Wasted,” the Chicago all-star checks back into the game itching for a heat check ahead of his album dropping in “the first quarter of 2023.”


One of the most prominent female voices in the new wave, BKTHERULA’s latest album LVL5 further proves she’s a force to be reckoned with. Featuring both Destroy Lonely and Rico Nasty, BK’s reached a new level altogether — prepping to head on her “FIVE Tour” later this year.


Jean Dawson“GHOST*”