The past week brought with it some exciting surprises in the hip-hop world. One of the genre's brightest rising stars dropped a gem from his soon-coming new album and then hopped on a certain Harlem MC's star-studded loosie. Elsewhere, RZA's The Man With the Iron Fists soundtrack continued to sound beyond-promising as tracks hit the web in streaming form. To catch up (and find out more about) those tracks and others, click below to stream the five best songs of the past week.

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