10 New Hip-Hop, Alt & R&B Albums You Ought to Be Listening To

Robyn Mowatt

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This week’s New Music Friday consists of albums from Busta Rhymes, Phony Ppl, Fousheé, Roddy Ricch, and extra.

Phony Ppl returns with Euphonyus. You may’ve forgotten in regards to the elevated R&B observe “Fckn Round” that includes Megan Thee Stallion. We’re going to be listening to Euphonyus all winter lengthy. 

Busta Rhymes lastly drops The Fuse Is Lit that includes Massive Daddy Kane, Conway The Machine, Skillibeng, and Capella Gray. DJ Drama hyperlinks up with Dave East for Guide Of David, a Gangsta Grillz compilation. 38 Spesh and Harry Fraud launch the hard-hitting album Past Reduction. Roddy Ricch unleashes his newest Feed Tha Streets III.

Fousheé reckons with quite a lot of emotions on softCORE, a pop-punk album.

Further standouts this week are out from Key Glock (PRE5L) and BROCKHAMPTON (The Household).

Hold scrolling to faucet in with the albums we’ll be listening to this weekend and past.

Phony Ppl – Euphonyus

Phony Ppl

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Sit again and calm down as you hearken to Phony Ppl’s superb return to music-making: Euphonyus. Your complete album is a luscious and pleasing R&B expertise.

Standouts: “dialtone,” “Fkn Round”


Busta Rhymes – The Fuse Is Lit

Busta Rhymes

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Busta Rhymes postponed his album’s launch following Takeoff’s premature demise. He’s joined by skills like Massive Daddy Kane and Conway the Machine for a ferocious compilation undertaking.

Standouts: “Break This Bitch Up,” “Clap”


Dave East, DJ Drama, Buda & Grandz – Guide Of David

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Dave East is the newest artist to be blessed with a Gangsta Grillz launch. For his new album Guide Of David, he holds nothing again.

Standouts: “FTWTD,” “Gangsta”


38 Spesh, Harry Fraud – Past Perception

Harry Fraud

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Harry Fraud delivers heavy-hitting beats that completely complement the wordplay 38 Spesh serves up.

Standouts: “Again to Shore” that includes ElCamino & Wiz Khalifa, “Mint Inexperienced” that includes Curren$y


Fousheé – softCORE


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Fousheé leans aggressively into spitfire rap and punk on her newest album softCORE. She reckons with rage and anger on this undertaking in a method she’s by no means finished earlier than.

Standouts: “supernova,” “spend the cash”


Roddy Ricch – Feed Tha Streets III

Roddy Ricch

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Roddy Ricch took some criticism after he launched his sophomore undertaking Dwell Life Quick – that seemed to be robust for the rapper who had an enormous yr in 2019 following his hit “The Field.” He returns and confidently raps on his new mixtape Feed Tha Streets III.

Standouts: “King Dimension,” “Heavier”


Rod Wave – Jupiters Diary: 7 Day Idea

Rod Wave

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As soon as once more Rod Wave dives into his R&B bag and emerges with 8 tracks. In Jupiters Diary: 7 Day Idea he returns to what he is aware of finest: serving up unhappy, reflective music.

Standouts: “Bought It Proper,” “Jupiter’s Diary”


Key Glock – PRE5L

Key Glock

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For the one-year anniversary of Younger Dolph’s demise, his cousin Key Glock serves up PRE5L paying homage to the late rapper. The trouble embodies the strengths of Key Glock who’s a mainstay in Memphis rap.

Standouts: “Jigsaw,” “Thumbing”


BROCKHAMPTON – The Household


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The Household is nostalgic, but it surely’s additionally reflective of all years BROCKHAMPTON spent collectively as a bunch. There are soul moments and there are hip-hop moments however in complete, the group’s final album is a compilation of their shared historical past and egos plus jealousy and cash troubles. It’s an brisk romp spearheaded by Kevin Summary.

Standouts: “RZA,” “thirty seventh”


Jaz Karis – DEAR JAZ

Jaz Karis

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DEAR JAZ is Jaz Karis’ open letter to herself, all through it she reckons with love, heartache, and extra. The lead single “COME OUTSIDE” is bursting with stellar manufacturing.

Standouts: “DEAR JAZ,” “SIDE OF YOU”