Tag Archives: Rap

50. Robert Glasper / Kaytranada – The ArtScience Remixes EP

A jazz pianist and a beat maker coming together to make music? It’s a combination that is as good as it sounds. I love Robert Glasper’s effortless piano playing and Kaytranada’s jovial beat style and this album melded both together … Continue reading

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38. Earl Sweatshirt – Some Rap Songs

I have always thought Earl gets a lot of unnecessary hype. Being the youngest member of Odd Future and the most mysterious really vaulted his career. On top of all that, he was arguably the best lyricist of the group … Continue reading

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36. Vince Staples – FM!

Vince has arguably the best Twitter on the app and his take on pop culture and society is cut throat but honest. His music is very similar. I don’t know if he will ever top “Summertime ‘06” but his earnest … Continue reading

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35. J.I.D. – DiCaprio 2

I had never heard of this guy until I saw him getting HYPED on Twitter the day this album dropped. It was a December release and normally I don’t make time for those as the year winds down, but I … Continue reading

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32. August Greene – self titled

Karim Riggins. Common. Robert Glasper. Three pioneers for music in their own right. All teamed up to form a super group and album. It was released early in the year and I initially thought it would be top 10 for … Continue reading

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27. SahBabii – Squidtastic

A newer, just as intriguing version of Young Thug. This is a fun album and one I wish I was able to play at a party but alas I am too old to be going to house parties and taking … Continue reading

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25. SABA – CARE FOR ME

The best story teller of 2018, I found myself more than once getting caught by SABA’s intricate stories while at work and zoning out for minutes at a time, trying to figure out what was going to come next. Chicago … Continue reading

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