5 New Albums You Need to Hear This Week on Audiomack
Rico Nasty, Yung Baby Tate, Heavy Steppers, YNXG K.A, and Elujay and J. Robb all have albums you need this week.
Pop Smoke ‘Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon’ 1 Listen Album Review
The late Brooklyn rapper’s posthumous debut is a statement piece.
RMR ‘Drug Dealing Is A Lost Art’ 1 Listen EP Review
The initial shock of his viral hit “Rascal” may have worn off, but RMR is no one-hit wonder.
Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist ‘Alfredo’ 1 Listen Album Review
“...brass knuckle lyricism.”
Little Simz’ ‘Drop 6’ Is a Welcome Reminder We Will Be Okay
She says it herself: “We will always be fine.”
Drake ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ 1 Listen Mixtape Review
Drake delivers a fan service release during quarantine, allowing him to clear out his vault of throwaways, loosies, and leaks.
dvsn‘s ‘A Muse In Her Feelings’ 1 Listen Album Review
“A resounding success.”
Westside Gunn ‘Pray For Paris’ 1 Listen Album Review
“In the age of streaming and playlists, ‘Pray For Paris’ further solidifies Westside Gunn as an album artist.”
Kenny Mason ‘Angelic Hoodrat’ 1 Listen Album Review
One listen and you won’t forget Kenny Mason.
Thundercat ‘It Is What It Is’ 1 Listen Album Review
“During a period of uncomfortable change, Thundercat’s ‘It Is What It Is’ is right on time.”
Conway The Machine Lets Us Into His World on ‘LULU’
Conway The Machine’s injuries and paranoia are treated as constants. They’re not his crosses to bear; they’re fueling his fire.
Knxwledge Bends Time to His Will on ‘1988’: Album Review
Every Knxwledge project, remix, and loosie has led to this moment.
Jay Electronica Completes His Cipher with ‘A Written Testimony’
Jay Electronica’s always got one more trick up his sleeve.
Lil Uzi Vert ‘Eternal Atake’ 1 Listen Album Review
Rap’s newest Martian has returned to Earth in spectacular fashion.
Royce da 5’9’’ ‘The Allegory’ 1 Listen Album Review
‘The Allegory’ is, for a lack of a better word, woke.
Boldy James ‘The Price of Tea In China’ Album Review
Alchemist’s legacy has been long secured, and ‘The Price of Tea In China’ feels like a level-up for Boldy James.
Eminem ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ 1 Listen Album Review
“If only Eminem cared more about making the best music and not being the best rapper.”
Mac Miller’s ‘Circles’: An Album to Be Thankful For
Mac Miller’s sixth studio album, ‘Circles,’ is the moment he comes into himself as a man, as Malcolm.
Smif-N-Wessun’s ‘Dah Shinin’ Is a Testament to an Era That Defined Hip-Hop
A quarter of a century later, all heads realize.
Griselda’s ‘WWCD’ Goes Deeper Than Revivalist Raps
‘WWCD’ is pure hip-hop essence, bottled and sold to the eager streamer.
Roddy Ricch ‘Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial’ Album Review
Although Roddy Ricch‘s rap-singing style is of-the-moment, there’s an identity to his sound on ‘Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial.’