Waka Flocka Flame was one of last year's unlikelier hip-hop heroes. The stripped-bare aggro-minimalism of debut album Flockaveli turned the Atlanta rapper into a radio standby and helped make producer Lex Luger's lurching menace one of the most imitated styles of 2011. Waka has previously signaled plans to release a sophomore album titled Triple F Life: Friends, Fans, and Family later this year. Details on that release are still forthcoming, but in the meantime, there's the new Waka mixtape Lebron Flocka James 3, chock-full of guest appearances by Drake, Jadakiss, and Styles P.
A sequel to last year's Lebron Flocka James 2 (natch), the tape is sure to help you feel a little more invincible during your Monday work sesh. The key track on first pass is "Magic City," not because it's a strip club banger — that's familiar ground — but because it finds this macho-to-a-fault MC actually singing. He thanks Pro Tools for his new wealth, but judging by this one, he could soon owe some gratitude to Auto-Tune, too.
Download the whole mixtape for free here.