Words: Dylan Murphy
With the endless onslaught of new music every Friday it’s hard to keep up with all the new releases. We’ve curated the essential new albums and projects out today for you to check out.
Earl Sweatshirt – SICK!
The follow up to 2019’s Feet Of Clay sees Earl push further into more abstract flows and production with the West coast rapper inviting The Alchemist, Black Noi$e, Zeelooperz and Armand Hammer to feature on SICK!.
dvr – dirty tapes EP
First making noise in Kenny Beats Beat Battles during lockdown, 17 year old Scottish producer and singer dvr has since found fans in Snoop Dogg and Joy Orbison. Now, he’s followed up his debut EP with dirty tapes EP which lands via XL and features a contribution from the American producer.
FKA Twigs – CAPRISONGS
FKA Twigs celebrates Capricorn season with a new 17 track mixtape. The British singer describes CAPRISONGS as the result of “my stubborn caprisun ass telling me to work thru my pain by delivering at work, don’t think just go studio and create”.
The tape features The Weeknd, Shygirl, Daniel Caesar, Jorja Smith, Unknown T and more.
Cordae – From a Birds Eye View
Maryland-raised rapper Cordae’s stock continues to rise with the release of From a Birds Eye View. Freddie Gibbs, Gunna, Lil Wayne and more make appearances on his latest full length record.
Elsewhere on District: Kendrick Lamar is producing a comedy with the creators of South Park.