13 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of December 17)

Robyn Mowatt Robyn Mowatt is a Staff Writer at Okayplayer where she…
Roddy Ricch
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The end of the year is swiftly approaching. A few of our selects for today’s New Music Friday include Roddy Ricch, Tierra Whack, and Chief Keef.

2021 has been a monumental music year, we’ve finally made it to another New Music Friday. Albums from underrated artists were the highlight of the week. For instance, Tierra Whack and Saucy Santana rolled effective projects. Then, Roddy Ricch finally shared his sophomore effort. Chief Keef also returns. 

Roddy Ricch unveils a comeback album LIVE LIFE FAST with features from Future, Fivio Foreign, Gunna, 21 Savage and more; Boldy James & The Alchemist drop Super Tecmo Bo; Tierra Whack releases R&B; Gucci Mane rolls out the compilation So Icy Christmas; Chief Keef is back in his bag with 4NEM and EST Gee’s Bigger Than Life Or Death (Deluxe) also leads the pack this week. 

Yung Bleu reveals No I’m Not Ok; PnB Rock emerges and shares 2 Get You Thru The Rain, and Lance Skiiiwalker is back with Tales From The Telescope Chapter 2. 

Additional drops of the week include projects from Saucy Santana, OBN Jay, Project Youngin, and The O’My’s.

Boldy James x The Alchemist — Super Tecmo Bo

Boldy James The Alchemist

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Roddy Ricch — LIVE LIFE FAST

Roddy Ricch Live Life Fast

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Tierra Whack — R&B?

Tierra Whack R&B

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Gucci Mane — So Icy Christmas

Gucci Mane So Icy Christmas

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EST Gee — Bigger Than Life Or Death (Deluxe)

EST Gee Bigger Than Life Or Death Deluxe

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Chief Keef — 4NEM

Chief Keef 4Nem

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PnB Rock — 2 Get You Thru The Rain

PNB Rock 2 Get You Thru The Rain

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Saucy Santana — Keep It Playa

Saucy Santa Keep It Playa

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Yung Bleu — No, I’m Not Ok

Yung Bleu No Im Not Ok

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Lance Skiiiwalker — Tales From The Telescope Chapter 2: Internal Shine

Lance Skiiiwalker

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OBN Jay — I’m Him

OBN Jay Im Him

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Project Youngin — Letter From The Projects

Project Youngin Letter From The Projects

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The O’My’s — No Swimming

The Omys No Swimming

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