19 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of June 11)

This week’s list of new albums include a Guapdad 4000 deluxe edition, a new Blu EP, and more.

The era of streaming has made finding new music a full-time job. With every week there’s new albums, deluxe editions of older albums, new EPs, re-issues, vinyl releases, and more. That’s why every Friday here at Okayplayer, we round up the best new releases from your favorite artists as well as newcomers.

This week, Chicago MC Polo G coronates himself with his third studio album, Hall of Fame, while Los Angeles underground legend Blu offers fans the For Sale EP. Oakland-via-Atlanta rapper Larry June keeps feeding his fans with Orange Print, while Guapdad 4000 drops the deluxe edition of his last album, 1176. The week also brings new albums from names like Pete Rock, Ransom, and Your Old Droog.

Stream all your favorites as well as any new artists that stand out below.

Polo G – Hall of Fame

Source: Columbia Records

Your Old Droog – TIME

Source: Mongoloid Banks/Nature Sounds

Bobby Sessions – Manifest

Source: Def Jam

Lil Gotit – Top Chef Gotit

Source: Alamo Records

Larry June – Orange Print

Source: The Freeminded Records

BabyTron – Luka Troncic

Source: TheHipHopLab

Emotional Oranges – The Juicebox

Source: Avant Garden/4th & Broadway

Skyzoo – All the Brilliant Things

Source: Mello Music Group

brainorchestra – Message to You

Source: Brainorchestra

Jaydayoungan – 23 is Back

Source: Atlantic

Pi’erre Bourne – The Life of Pi’erre 5

Source: Interscope

Kezia – claire


Chino Cappin – F*cc It, Bacc to the Basics

Source: Alamo Records

Ruth B – Moments in Between

Source: Reb Music

Kodak Black – Happy Birthday Kodak

Source: Atlantic Records

Blu & Sirplus – For Sale

Source: Nature Sounds

Ransom – Se7en

Source: Momentum Entertainment

Guapdad 4000 & !llmind – 1176 (Deluxe)

Source: Paradise Rising

Pete Rock & AMXXR – 21 Grams: Worth Its Weight in Soul

Source: Tru Soul Records

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