With new songs, videos, and albums often dropping in the middle of the night, the music landscape of is constantly mutating. Established artists like Drake continue to seek ways to surprise the mainstream, while smaller, emerging acts have turned to apps like YouNow and live. The range of options can be overwhelming. The ways we interact with music may be transforming, but a solid recommendation remains as valuable as ever. And if you need more to stream, check out The Best Albums of Release date: February 24 Record label: Three Quarter Why it's great: In the year of the playlist, when artists like Drake and Chris Brown appear to be stacking their projects with songs to juice their streaming stats, it's refreshing to see an artist over-indulge on brevity.
Every December, hip-hop debates tend to get a bit contentious. End-of-year discussions regarding the best rap albums often turn into heated in-your-face spats. The only downside? We had to omit several powerhouses from the list because of their decisions to drop at the tail-end of the year. So, if you're looking for Big Sean and Metro Boomin, Eminem, or Jeezy, sorry to burst your bubble, but they were too late to the party. It's hard to think of a redemption story in music more triumphant than Gucci Mane's over the past two years, following his release from federal prison in May
This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. XXL Mag. Retrieved
It may only be the third Friday of the year, but this will likely be remembered as one of the most exciting days of when it comes to new releases, thanks in large part to an album from one of the biggest names in the music industry that arrived without warning. At midnight EST, Eminem dropped his latest full-length Music to Be Murdered By , which nobody but the record label and the musicians involved knew was coming. Dre, who has worked with Slim Shady since the early days of his career. That title appeared out of nowhere in August, and it did so less than a year after his album Revival was shared in December Revival underperformed in some regards, especially when compared to past Eminem albums, so it appears the rapper was quick to jump back into the studio to work on a comeback. While he has been known to take his time between releases at points in his career, the pace at which the most popular names in hip-hop share music has sped up, and the Grammy and Oscar winner may be quickening his output in order to keep up. While he faces some tough competition in the shape of new releases by the likes of Mac Miller and Halsey, Eminem is already making a play for the No. I am a freelance music journalist based in New York City. I love following charts and the biggest and most successful names in the industry, and I'm always interested in highlighting incredible feats and discovering what's next.