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20 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen to Right Now (Week of May 21)
This week's collection of new albums includes joint projects from producers like Harry Fraud, 38 Spesh, and Millyz.
Here at Okayplayer, we know it can be tough to keep track of all the new albums dropping every week. Every Friday, there's collaborative projects, deluxe editions of previously-released albums, a seemingly-endless amount of EPs, and even past projects being added to streaming libraries.
This week is no different: Curren$y and The Alchemist's classic 2011 mixtape, Covert Coup, is finally available for streaming. In the same vein of one-producer albums, Benny the Butcher and 38 Spesh team up for Trust the Sopranos, Dave East and Millyz link for Pablo & Blanco, and Dark Lo recruits Harry Fraud for Borrowed Time. Rising Detroit stars Icewear Vezzo and 42 Dugg drop new tapes, Free Dem Boyz and Rich Off Pints. Young M.A.
Virtuosic Virginia native Masego finally returns with a new five-track EP titled Studying Abroad: Extended Stay. The project features guest appearances from Don Toliver, Shenseea, Shelea, and TeaMarrr. Masego also appears on Sinead Harnett's sophomore effort Ready is Always Too Late, which also drops today.
Stream and download your favorites from the list below.
Young M.A - Off the Yak
Source: M.A Music/3D
42 Dugg - Free Dem Boyz
Patrick Paige II - If I Fail Are We Still Cool?
Source: Forward and Up Entertainment
YG & Mozzy - Kommunity Service
Source: Mozzy Records/4Hunnid Records
Benny the Butcher & 38 Spesh - Trust the Sopranos
Source: Trust Music
Icewear Vezzo - Rich Off Pints
Source: Iced Up Records
Mach-Hommy - Pray for Haiti
Source: Griselda Records
Audrey Nuna - a liquid breakfast
Source: Arista Records
Curren$y & The Alchemist - Covert Coup
Source: Jet Life Recordings/ALC
Young Nudy - DR. EV4L
Source: Young Nudy, LLC/RCA Records
Dave East & Millyz - Pablo & Blanco
Source: Worldstar Distribution
Dark Lo & Harry Fraud - Borrowed Time
Source: Next Records, LLC
FGC Heem - Neighborhood Poetry
Source: Republic Records
Sinead Harnett - Ready is Always Too Late
Source: Thairish Limited
Sa-Roc - The Sharecropper's Daughter (Deluxe)
Source: Rhymesayers Entertainment
Masego - Studying Abroad: Extended Stay
Source: EQT Recordings/Capitol Records
Georgia Anne Muldrow - Vweto III
Source: FORESEEN Entertainment
Navy Blue - Navy's Reprise
Source: Navy Blue
Download the new Navy Blue album for $20 on his official website.
SpotemGottem - Most Wanted
Source: Rebel/Geffen Records
Yung Baby Tate - After the Rain (Deluxe)
Source: Raedio, LLC