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The Most Important Hip-Hop Album Release Week from Every Year of the 2010s

For us music nerds, new release Friday—or Tuesday, before 2015—is like Christmas every single week. Santa may not be coming down the chimney, but more often than not, exciting new music is available on our favorite DSP. Most weeks, you’ll find me with a glass of bourbon in the wee hours of the …

Which Rappers Haven’t Released Their Best Albums Yet?

Hip-hop is a young artist’s game. Most athletes peak in their mid-twenties to their early thirties, and rappers follow a similar trajectory. There are exceptions, of course—boxer Bernard Hopkins won a world championship at age 49, and Pusha-T defeated Drake at age 41. Fame, money, drugs, love, and …

Travis Scott Is Taking His Time Crafting ‘ASTROWORLD’ Follow-Up

Travis Scott has had a very eventful past 13 months. He released his third studio album ASTROWORLD—certified double-Platinum by the RIAA—in August 2018, toured the album for five months, founded his own music festival, designed two different sneakers, and recently became a father.  I’m …