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

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

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Roddy Ricch — LIVE LIFE FAST

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Tierra Whack — R&B?

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Gucci Mane — So Icy Christmas

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EST Gee — Bigger Than Life Or Death (Deluxe)

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Chief Keef — 4NEM

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PnB Rock — 2 Get You Thru The Rain

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Saucy Santana — Keep It Playa

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Yung Bleu — No, I’m Not Ok

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

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OBN Jay — I’m Him

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Project Youngin — Letter From The Projects

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The O’My’s — No Swimming

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Robyn Mowatt

Robyn Mowatt is a Staff Writer at Okayplayer where she covers culture, music, and fashion. You can see what's on her mind on Twitter at @robyn_mowatt.

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