TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2018

2018 has been another stellar year for music; we’ve had the slew of releases from G.O.O.D. Music that bought us ‘Kids See Ghosts’, ‘Ye’ and ‘DAYTONA’, as well as big releases from some of our favourite Brits like Wiley, Young Fathers and Novelist. It’s also been a year tinged by sadness as we say an…

VINCE STAPLES – FM!

FM! is Vince Staples’ third studio album, following 2015’s ‘Summertime ’06‘ and 2017’s ‘Big Fish Theory‘.  Released via Def Jam, the album comes primarily produced by Kenny Beats, and features the likes of Jay Rock, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Buddy and Tyga, among others.  Framed as a radio station takeover, ‘FM!’ features recurring skits hosted by…

JAY ROCK – REDEMPTION

Jay Rock releases his third studio album ‘Redemption’, his first body of work since his motorcycle accident in early 2016.  I’m just here to give you the real, man,” he says, “and just basically give y’all more of me.  And just showing you my growth, that’s basically what I’m doing on this album…  Like I said,…

JAY ROCK – TRAFFIC JAM [EASY BAKE REMIX] FT. KENDRICK LAMAR & SZA

Midway through, ‘90059‘ cut ‘Easy Bake‘ takes a more mellow turn thanks to a lurching beat and some vocals from SZA before normal service is resumed.  As the video for the album’s title track suggested, ‘Easy Bake’ has now been re-visited in the form of a full-length official remix, with additional bars from Kendrick Lamar.  Stream below via…

JAY ROCK – 90059

Top Dawg Entertainment’s ‘90059’ release strategy has certainly been an interesting one, as the label chose to release the new album from Jay Rock as soon as sufficient pre-orders the cover the project’s cost had been purchased.  On to the album itself, and it feels like a cult classic from the outset.  Jay Rock’s gruff flow presides…