Words: Dray Morgan
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.
Janelle Monáe – The Age of Pleasure
With some melodies and some raps with a great list of features, Janelle Monáe can do it all.
Boldy James & ChanHays – Prisoner of Circumstance
Boldy James stays prolific with his newest collaboration with producer ChanHays.
Statik Selektah – Round Trip
One of the finest hip-hop producers out there has assembled another tape. With features from Benny The Butcher, Joey Bada$$ and more.
Kenny Mason – 6
Kenny Mason has been a frequent collaborator with JID and has released another project with a track featuring Project Pat.
BLK ODYSSY – DIAMONDS & FRIENDS
A fusion of hip-hop, R&B, jazz, and soul, blending smooth vocals, intricate lyricism, and thought-provoking themes.
King Krule – Space Heavy
This week’s heavy hitter, King Krule is yet to miss.
Squid – O Monolith
The post-punk group are back with an eight-track tape.
Elsewhere on District: King Krule drops new album ‘Man Alive!’