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Songs We Love: Timmhotep Aku's Playlist

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Song Artist Album
$ (feat. Donnie Trumpet)
D.R.A.M. , Donnie Trumpet · Gahdamn!
EXPLICIT D.R.A.M., Donnie Trumpet Gahdamn! 3:23
Unlock The Swag
Rae Sremmurd , Jace of Two-9 · SremmLife
EXPLICIT Rae Sremmurd, Jace of Two-9 SremmLife 5:23
Back Up
Dej Loaf , Big Sean · #AndSeeThatsTheThing
EXPLICIT Dej Loaf, Big Sean #AndSeeThatsTheThing 4:01
Get Paid
Vince Staples , Desi Mo · Summertime '06
EXPLICIT Vince Staples, Desi Mo Summertime '06 3:13
I Serve the Base
Future · DS2 (Deluxe)
EXPLICIT Future DS2 (Deluxe) 3:11
Electric Body
A$AP Rocky , Schoolboy Q · AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
EXPLICIT A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP 4:15
Fuckin' up the Count
Freddie Gibbs · Shadow of a Doubt
EXPLICIT Freddie Gibbs Shadow of a Doubt 3:22
SKRT
Kodak Black · Heart Of The Projects
EXPLICIT Kodak Black Heart Of The Projects 3:45
Knocked Off (feat. Birdman)
Young Thug , Birdman · Barter 6
EXPLICIT Young Thug, Birdman Barter 6 3:17
New Black
GoldLink · And After That, We Didn't Talk
EXPLICIT GoldLink And After That, We Didn't Talk 2:00
Bank Rolls - Remix
Tate Kobang · Bank Rolls (Remix)
EXPLICIT Tate Kobang Bank Rolls (Remix) 3:05
90210
Travi$ Scott , Kacy Hill · Rodeo (Deluxe)
EXPLICIT Travi$ Scott, Kacy Hill Rodeo (Deluxe) 5:39
Think Happy Thoughts and Keep Your Hoes in Check
Denmark Vessey · Martin Lucid Dream
EXPLICIT Denmark Vessey Martin Lucid Dream 5:22
Mantra
Earl Sweatshirt · I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
EXPLICIT Earl Sweatshirt I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt 3:49
Day 13
Dr. Yen Lo · Days With Dr. Yen Lo
EXPLICIT Dr. Yen Lo Days With Dr. Yen Lo 4:00
time&tide
Knxwledge · Hud Dreems
Knxwledge Hud Dreems 0:47
Nelly
Isaiah Rashad · Nelly
EXPLICIT Isaiah Rashad Nelly 3:21
Vice City (feat. Black Hippy)
Jay Rock , Black Hippy · 90059
EXPLICIT Jay Rock, Black Hippy 90059 4:44
P's & Q's
Mick Jenkins · Wave[s]
EXPLICIT Mick Jenkins Wave[s] 2:33
Wishin' II (feat. Black Thought)
PRhyme , Black Thought · PRhyme (Deluxe Version)
EXPLICIT PRhyme, Black Thought PRhyme (Deluxe Version) 5:49
Knock Knock
MED, Blu & Madlib , MF Doom · Bad Neighbor
MED, Blu & Madlib, MF Doom Bad Neighbor 4:45
Dollar And A Dream (feat. AB Soul)
The Game , Ab-Soul · The Documentary 2
EXPLICIT The Game, Ab-Soul The Documentary 2 5:53
F.I.F.A.
Pusha T · King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude
EXPLICIT Pusha T King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude 2:18
House Of Bricks
Despot · House Of Bricks
Despot House Of Bricks 4:00
Ziggy Starfish (Anxiety Raps) [feat. Gold Panda]
Open Mike Eagle , Gold Panda · A Special Episode - EP
EXPLICIT Open Mike Eagle, Gold Panda A Special Episode - EP 2:55
Only In America (feat. Party Supplies)
Action Bronson , Party Supplies · Mr. Wonderful
EXPLICIT Action Bronson, Party Supplies Mr. Wonderful 4:14
Planet Apes
Sean Price · Songs In The Key Of Price
EXPLICIT Sean Price Songs In The Key Of Price 1:47
Country Boy
Junglepussy · Pregnant with Success
EXPLICIT Junglepussy Pregnant with Success 2:42
Gold Mouth Piranha (Some Wise Quote My Pops Said)
Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire · Live Forever
EXPLICIT Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire Live Forever 5:05
Mary’s Son
White Boiz · Neighborhood Wonderful
EXPLICIT White Boiz Neighborhood Wonderful 5:24
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