11 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of January 28)

Robyn Mowatt Robyn Mowatt is a Staff Writer at Okayplayer where she…
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This week we’re really into Nija’s newest project, Amber Mark’s highly anticipated debut album, and more.

Artists are back in their bag this week, they’re rolling out expressive and noteworthy releases that’ll be a part of the music conversation all year. Amber Mark’s debut album Three Dimensions Deep is one, in particular, that is deeply emotional and a long time coming. 

Nija, who has made a name for herself writing hits for top acts has unleashed Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You. On it, she fuses drill, R&B, and other genres making for a solid listen. Pink Sweat$’ Pink Moon surfaces and it’s equipped with features by his peers 6LACK, Kirby, Tori Kelly, and more. Elsewhere, KYLE drops It’s Not So Bad and Sinéad Harnett releases a deluxe edition of Ready Is Always Too Late.

Next in the lineup is Rick Ross who has shared Richer Than I Ever Been (Deluxe) with three new tracks. Then there’s Babyface Ray who released RAY featuring Pusha T, G Herbo, 42 Dugg, Wiz Khalifa, and more. Blocboy JB has also unveiled Bacc 2 Da Blocc, while Chino Cappin’ reveals Permanently Scarred, a 15-track EP. Doe Boy’s OH REALLY is an additional drop that arrived today. 

Samm Henshaw’s debut album Untidy Soul is bursting with lush instruments and stunning production. Over 16 tracks he offers up a kaleidoscopic release that’s fit for listeners who enjoy new age R&B.

Keep scrolling to check out all the releases we’re into this week.

Amber Mark – Three Dimensions Deep

Amber Mark Three Dimensions Deep

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Pink Sweat$ – Pink Moon

Pink Sweat$

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Nija – Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You

Nija Don't Say I Didn't Warn You

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Sinéad Harnett – Ready Is Always Too Late (Deluxe)

Sinead Harnett Ready Is Always Too Late Deluxe

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Rick Ross – Richer Than I Ever Been (Deluxe)

Rick Ross Richer Than I Ever Been Deluxe

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Blocboy JB & Tay Keith – Bacc 2 Da Blocc

Bacc 2 Da Blocc JB

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Chino Cappin’ – Permanently Scarred

Chino Cappin Permanently Scarred

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Doe Boy – OH REALLY

Doe Boy OH REALLY

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Babyface Ray – FACE

Babyface Ray FACE

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Samm Henshaw – Untidy Soul

Samm Henshaw Untidy Soul

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KYLE – It’s Not So Bad

KYLE It's Not So Bad

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