Music / August 6, 2021

New Albums: Nas, Skiifall, Pink Siifu & more

Nas, Credit: Raven B. Varona
Music / August 6, 2021

New Albums: Nas, Skiifall, Pink Siifu & more

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.

Nas – King’s Disease II

Last year, Nas dropped the Hit-Boy executive produced King’s Disease. Today, he’s shared the follow up that arrives almost a year from its predecessor and features Lauryn Hill, Charlie Wilson and more.

Skiifall – WOIIYOIE TAPES Vol.1

Montreal based, St. Vincent born artist Skiifall shares his first project that highlights his globe-trotting blend of hip hop, afro swing and more.

dexter – I Do Love a Good Sandwich

dexter may have only just finished her A-levels, but the indie upstart demonstrates a wisdom beyond her years on her thoughtful debut EP I Do Love a Good Sandwich.

Pink Siifu – GUMBO’!

Channelling the prolific energy of hip hop’s mixtape era whilst embodying the pronounced versatility of the internet era, Pink Siifu is proving to be one of alternative music’s most intriguing voices. His latest album GUMBO’! invites a host of features across an hour of new music including Nick Hakim, The Alchemist, Butcher Brown and more.

Abstract Mindstate – Dreams Still Inspire

Yeezy’s album Donda may not have landed on streaming services just yet, but fear not, he’s executive produced Chicago duo Abstract Mindstate’s album Dreams Still Inspire. Having had their original debut album shelved over 15 years ago, it’s a long-awaited return for the duo who are long term friends with Kanye and the first to share music on his YZY SND imprint.

Deema – Rainbow

South-East London rapper, Deema shares his Rainbow EP produced by long-term collaborator Dom Valentino who produced his 2020 EP CHEW YOUR FOOD.

Young Nudy – Rich Shooter

Young Nudy first landed on our radar when he delivered a scorching verse on The Revenge of the Dreamers III‘s ‘Down Bad’, he’s returned with a full-length album that features Future, Gucci Mane and more.

Julia Louise Knifefist – INERTIA

Philly born Dublin based Julia Louise Knifefist joins forces with Belgian producers Circular Square, Knechtjong and Neocitrus for a frenetic new release.