A source for hip hop.

Franklins locate and select four links of hip hop every Friday. There's a lot of hip hop being published every day. Franklins will attempt to collect the four tracks of highest quality every week.

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W. 16
18 - 24 September

The theme this week is no rest. As a musician, you'll have to keep your audience happy by releasing new albums, EPs, LPs, singles, features and what not. The amount of mixtapes and albums that are released each year is mental. Kevin Gates releasing an album from prison is a proof of how hungry the audience is, and how much is expected from a musician today: you can never stay away for too long.

Kevin Gates was the single source for my work-out music a few years back. The Luca Brasi Story is still in my rotation. This new album is conjured by his wife, since Kevin still is locked up.

Young Thug & Carnage released this EP today. I'm pretty sure Thugger can rap on any kind of beat, and this EP confirms it.

Rapsody, encouraged by Jay Z and more, known for her lyrics and New York vibe, released an album today. I couldn't decide between these two great tracks so I'm featuring both.


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A collection of hip hop

Franklins locates and selects four links of hip hop every Friday. There's a lot of hip hop being published every day. Franklins attempts to collect the four tracks of highest quality every week.

Through a lot of browsing, searching and filtering, Franklins will locate new music for you. The purpose for the site is that it could be useful for people who don't have the time to browse all that but still get the four best links every Friday.

The name 'Franklins' refers to the $100 bill with Benjamin Franklins face. 'Franklins', and even more so, 'Benjamins', is a common lingo in hip hop to refer to money. Well, time is money, and Franklins is here to save you time by locating the best of hip hop.

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