Alex Isley
Alex Isley
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7 Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of April 1)

Alex Isley and Jack Dine's Marigold is a dreamy listen that arrived earlier this week. Additional drops this week that caught our attention include releases from Dreamville and Eli Derby.

This week there’s a bevy of releases for everyone. R&B has a moment, and so does hip-hop. DJ Drama is back with a new tape alongside Dreamville. A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape:D-Day features Dreamville’s elite roster including Ari Lennox, EARTHGANG, Bas, Cozz, Lute, and J. Cole

Alex Isley and Jack Dine have revealed Marigold. It’s an exquisite listen packed with rich instrumentals. LVRN’s new signee Eli Derby has also recently shared his debut project Left on Read.

Elsewhere, Young Stoner Life’s T-Shyne unveils his 15-track album Confetti Nights; Meek Mill, JID, and Swae Lee. Hit-Boy and Pacman da Gunman team up for Bulletproof Soul. The South Central rapper enlists Dom Kennedy, J. Stone, B. Carr, and others for the release. 

Pete Rock’s Petestrumentals 4 dropped this week too. Additionally, NBA Youngboy has also released his latest The Last Slimeto Sampler

Keep scrolling to check out the best albums of the week. 

Dreamville x DJ Drama – D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape

Dreamville D- Day Photo Credit: Artist

Alex Isley, Jack Dine – Marigold

Alex Isley Jack Dine Marigold Photo Credit: Artist

Pete Rock – Petestrumentals 4

Pete Rock Petestrumentals Photo Credit: Artist

T-Shyne – Confetti Nights

T-Shyne Confetti Nights Photo Credit: Artist

Pacman da Gunman x Hit-Boy – Bulletproof Soul

Pacman Da Gunman Photo Credit: Artist

NBA Youngboy – The Last Slimeto Sampler

NBA Youngboy Photo Credit: Artist

Eli Derby – Left on Read

Eli Derby Left On Read Photo Credit: Artist