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

Musical chameleon Santigold releases Spirituals, an exuberant and energetic album. 

Ari Lennox’s highly anticipated sophomore album age/sex/location is finally here. The last time Lennox, who is one of the talents pushing R&B forward released a full-length album was Shea Butter Baby, her debut. age/sex/location which is executive produced by Elite includes excellent features from Lucky Daye, Summer Walker, and Chlöe. Contributions to the album also came from Bryan Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri, J. Cole, and more.

The titan Santigold is back with her new album Spirituals. John Legend's latest LEGEND also arrives. Zyah Belle unleashes Yam Grier featuring Tempest, Jordan Hawkins, and Aj Claire. Jenevieve also drops off Rendevouz, her latest EP. Amindi releases a two-pack: C BOTH SIDES

Sudan Archives shares Natural Brown Prom Queen. Van Buren Records returns with DSM. NAV also unveils his newest album Demons Protected By Angels – it features Baby Face Ray, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Baby, Gunna, and more. 

Ari Lennox – age/sex/location

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John Legend – LEGEND

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Zyah Belle – YAM GRIER

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Jenevieve – Rendezvous

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Sudan Archives – Natural Brown Prom Queen

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Van Buren Records – DSM

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NAV – Demons Protected By Angels

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