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Music / September 24, 2021

New Albums: Westside Gunn, Nao, Run The Jewels and more

Photo credit: Westside Gunn Instagram
Music / September 24, 2021

New Albums: Westside Gunn, Nao, Run The Jewels and 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.

Nao – And Then Life Was Beautiful

Brit, GRAMMY and Mercury Prize nominated singer Nao released her third full length album featuring Adekunle Gold, Lucky Daye and more.

Westside Gunn – HWH8: Side B

Following the release of Hitler Wears Hermes 8: Sincerely Adolf the Griselda rapper has dropped a huge 20 track B side that enlists Tyler, The Creator, 2 Chainz and more.

Run The Jewels – RTJ4 (Deluxe Edition)

One of hip hop’s most beloved duo’s has returned with a bumper version of their 2020 album RTJ4. An immediate standout is the remix of ‘ooh la la’ that now sees Lil Wayne and DJ Premier hop on the cut.

99 Neighbors – Wherever You’re Going I Hope It’s Great

7 piece Vermont hip hop outfit 99 Neighbors drops their hotly anticipated new album.

Kari Faux – Lowkey Superstar (Deluxe)

Today is seemingly all about deluxe albums, Kari Faux’s revamped Lowkey Superstar sees Smino, Deante Hitchcock and more hop on the record.

Automatic Blue – LOOK COOL DEAD

The debut album from Hausu artist Drew Linehan, aka Automatic Blue, highlights the wide variety of influences that inform his now fully realised sound.

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