New Music: Bruno Mars, Trina, Nicki Minaj, Lady Saw, and Jeezy

B.o.B’s “Nothin’ on You” served as a launch pad for Bruno Mars’ promising career. Now armed with a No. 1 single, the Hawaiian-born singer, songwriter, and producer shows us what we can look forward to on his Elektra Records debut EP It’s Better If You Don’t Understand, due May 11.

Download: Bruno Mars – “Runaway”

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Trina and Nicki Minaj don’t need a man to provide for them. The independent ladies are clear about the only thing they’re after on the raunchy “Dang a Lang” from Trina’s new album Amazin’ (May 4). Dancehall queen Lady Saw seasons the track with some island flavor.

Download: Trina f/ Nicki Minaj & Lady Saw – “Dang a Lang” [Tagged]

Young Jeezy

Jay-Z may call himself the greatest rapper alive, but Jeezy is claiming the title of “Greatest Trapper Alive.” Jay Jenkins gets cocky with his flow on the first offering from his Don Cannon-hosted mixtape Trap or Die II: By Any Means Necessary.

Download: Jeezy – “Greatest Trapper Alive”