Robert Glasper
Robert Glasper
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9 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of October 14)

Robert Glasper shares Black Radio III (Supreme Edition) and M.I.A. drops off Mata, her sixth studio album on this new music Friday.

Robert Glasper returns with the newly released Black Radio III (Supreme Edition). It's a stellar listen packed with new features from PJ Morton, Alex Isley, BJ The Chicago Kid, and also other talented singers: India.Arie, Estelle, and Luke James. Do not sleep on this one.

M.I.A. unleashes Mata, it's her sixth album and her most recent to arrive since 2016's AIM. Mykki Blanco shares a follow-up to their 2021 release, today Stay Close To Music surfaces and it blends multiple genres.

Mavi shares his second album, Laughing so Hard, it Hurts. Lil Baby also returns to drop It's Only Me featuring Young Thug, Future, Nardo Wick, EST Gee, and a few others. Mach-Hommy is back with Duck Czn: Tiger Style. Guest appearances from Tha God Fahim, Nicholas Craven, Juju Gotti, and Your Old Droog round out the album. Tee Grizzley releases Chapters Of The Trenches.

Additional albums we'll be listening to ASAP include G Herbo'sSurvivor's Remorse: B Side and Sebastian Mikael'sPHILEO. The former features Conway the Machine, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and more.

Robert Glasper – Black Radio III (Supreme Edition)

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Mavi – Laughing, so Hard it Hurts

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Mykki Blanco – Stay Close To Music

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Mach-Hommy – Duck Czn: Tiger Style

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Lil Baby – It’s Only Me

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Tee Grizzley – Chapters Of The Trenches

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G Herbo – Survivor’s Remorse: A Side & B Side

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Sebastian Mikael – PHILEO

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