4 New Albums You Ought to Be Listening To (Week of April 14)

Dinner Occasion, NLE Choppa, and Jai’Len Josey lead this week’s album roundup.

Although it’s a bit quick, this week’s album roundup has some succinct releases. Beginning issues with a excessive observe is Dinner Occasion’s Enigmatic Society album. Robert Glasper and Terrace Martin have put collectively an intimate and biting compilation of tracks. This one options contributions from Hello-Tek, Kamasi Washington, Tank, and plenty of different proficient of us.

Up subsequent, we’re placing our stamp of approval on Jai’Len Josey’s soulful debut Southern Delicacy. The singer/songwriter has lower her tooth in writing rooms for the likes of Ari Lennox (she just lately toured with Lennox too).

Within the rap house, NLE Choppa rolls out Cottonwood 2 which is a biting drop from the Memphis, Tennessee native. It options Lil Wayne, Fivio Overseas, Lola Brooke, Polo G, G Herbo, Rick Ross, and Queen Naija. Yung Bleu additionally returns with Love Scars II with appearances from Chris Brown and Ty Dolla $ign.

Dinner Occasion – Enigmatic Society

Dinner Party

Picture Credit score: Kamasi Washington

Dinner Occasion does once more with the laidback and soothingly soulful EP Enigmatic Society. Except for manufacturing being top-notch, the undertaking ethers into the R&B lane with appearances from Ant Clemons and Arin Ray.

Standout Tracks: “Watts Renaissance,” “Insane Ft. Ant Clemons”

Yung Bleu – Love Scars II

Yung Bleu

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Yung Bleu is especially expert at serving up chart-topping hits. For his newest, he makes use of his melodic voice and serves up some bops with the help of Ty Dolla $ign and Chris Brown.

Standout Tracks: “Waterfalls Ft. Ty Dolla $ign,” “Stingy Ft. Tink”

NLE Choppa – Cottonwood 2

NLE Choppa

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NLE Choppa is boisterous and braggadocious on his newest launch Cottonwood 2. Tracks like “Ain’t Gonna Reply” are the icing on the cake as a result of he’s in uncommon type all through the undertaking – Lil Wayne annihilates the antsy entice beat too.

Standout Tracks: “Earlier than I,” “Drop Prime,” “Ain’t Gonna Reply Ft. Lil Wayne”

Jai’Len Josey – Southern Delicacy

Jai’Len Josey has been placing within the work as a songwriter and singer for years – and Southern Delicacy her Def Jam debut is proof of that. It’s a sultry, churchy, and emotional undertaking injected with a flavorful sound solely somebody from the South is able to creating. The melodies are stacked too.

Standout Tracks: “Pay For My Drink,” “Good Soup”

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