Desiigner Unleashes Debut Mixtape 'New English'

Dustin Cohen

“I got new cousins calling me. It’s like, I have a cousin named Nate now,” says Desiigner, photographed May 10 at New York’s Space Ibiza, of his instant fame. 

After hitting the top of the Hot 100 with his hit single "Panda," Desiigner goes wild on his highly-anticipated debut mixtape New English. Released exclusively via Tidal on Sunday (June 26), just before his BET Awards performance, the Brooklyn MC's debut 'tape is chock-full of hard-hitting trap beats and spazz-y sixteens. 

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The sole features come courtesy of G.O.O.D. Music's commander-in-chief Pusha T, who soars on "Jet" while rising Minnesota rapper King Savage kills it on "Zombie Walk." Other solo standouts include "Make It Out," "Monstas & Villains" and "Overnight." 

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This past weekend, Desiigner made a splash on timelines with his entrancing XXL Freshman freestyle, which has already clocked in 1.6 million views on YouTube. He made the 2016 Freshman class alongside Lil Yachty, Anderson .Paak and others. 

Dab to Desiigner's New English mixtape on Tidal here.

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