Nicki Minaj fronts a cadre of heavy hitters including Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown on “Only,” the latest track to surface from her upcoming third LP, The Pinkprint , which is now streaming courtesy of iHeartRadio. Produced by pop heavyweight Dr. Luke, as well as Cirkut and J Mike, “Only” opens with Minaj dispelling rumors about the extent of her relationships with Wayne and Drake, and closes with a kiss-off to the haters by way of a left-field but on-point reference to the bizarre incident where Lance Stephenson blew in LeBron James’ ear during the NBA Playoffs. Fall Music Preview 2014: 25 Must-Hear Albums While Brown handles the track’s glasses-in-the-air hook, Drake offers poetic lines about his preference for big women who look like Claire Huxtable and enjoy a post-coital lunch. Lil Wayne closes out the track with a verse that starts sleepy but grows into a torrent of wacked-out Weezy-isms like, “My story is how I went from poor me/To police pour me a drink and celebrate with me.” The Pinkprint is now scheduled to hit shelves on December 15th, via Young Money/Cash Money, after being pushed back from November 24th.
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In June, Tove Lo thought she had finally crossed over. The Swedish pop songwriter’s debut EP, Truth Serum , had gone Top 20 in her home country, and its best track, the Kendrick Lamar-esque “Habits (Stay High),” could occasionally be heard on U.S. radio. Four month later, “Habits” keeps getting bigger – radio won’t leave it alone – and her debut full-length, Queen of the Clouds , is coming up right behind it