Alex Vaughn
Alex Vaughn
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12 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week Of October 7)

Joyce Wrice has released Motive, a follow-up to her debut album. Rising R&B star Alex Vaughn also drops The Hurtbook.

Joyce Wrice has revealed her excellent new EP, Motive. Largely produced by Kaytranada, the project serves as pit stop before her next album. The follow-up to her debut album Overgrown is upbeat and on it, she got out of her comfort zone by working with a team of talented songwriters and producers including Kaelin Ellis, Osinachi, Trey Campbell, and others.

In the realm of R&B, there are a few other solid projects out today. Alex Vaughn, an emerging LVRN singer also dropped her new project The Hurtbook. thuy has released her new album girls like me don’t cry.

Cormega dropped The Realness II featuring Nas, Lloyd Banks, The Alchemist, Harry Fraud, Havoc, and more. Quavo & Takeoff release their first collaborative album without Offset: Only Built For Infinity Links. It features Gucci Mane, Gunna, Young Thug, NBA YoungBoy, and Summer Walker. Fredo Bang gets a message across with his Free Thug project.

More hip-hop drops have also arrived from NBA YoungBoy who shared 3800 Degrees. G Herbo also presents Survivor’s Remorse: A Side. And Rich Homie Quan dropped Family & Mula.

Additional drops we’ll be taking for a spin this weekend include WILLOW’s exploratory album <COPINGMECHANISM> and Lebra Jolie’s self-titled project.

Joyce Wrice – Motive

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Cormega – The Realness II

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Quavo, Takeoff – Only Built For Infinity Links

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Fredo Bang – Free Thug

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thuy – girls like me don’t cry

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Alex Vaughn – The Hurtbook

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G Herbo – Survivor’s Remorse: A Side

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NBA YoungBoy – 3800 Degrees

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Rich Homie Quan – Family & Mula

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Toosii – Boys Don’t Cry

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Lebra Jolie – Lebra Jolie

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