The Letter M – ‘Cold Summer’

Stone Mountain, GA’s own The Letter M delivers a nice flow and displays versatile lyricism on his 7-track EP, Cold Summer. On the project, M reflects on life’s hardships and lessons learned on his journey to the top.

Rika’s Cold Summer picks: “On God,” “Hungry,” “Main Thing,” “Bimmer” and “Summer Smoke Break (Interlude).”

Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Beach House 3’

During his Desus & Mero interview, Ty Dolla $ign said his latest output would solidify the artist as an R&B singer and not a rapper. I still can’t really tell the difference, but BH3 is jammin nonetheless. The features are great and production is on point.

Rika’s Beach House 3 picks: “Dawsin’s Breek,” “Droptop in the Rain,” “Stare,” “So Am I,” “Lil Favorite,” “Don’t Sleep On Me,” “In Your Phone” and “Message in a Bottle.”