New Arrivals: Albums Released Today
New Arrivals is the starting point for your New Music Friday. Dig into the week’s freshly delivered stack of new album releases with this playlist highlighting choice cuts from the wide platter of new LPs dropped each week; from big name releases to the albums you’ve been anticipating for months – as well as new favorites from a broad range of genres. Listen to the playlist here.
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4 Your Eyez Only
Hip-Hop heavyweight J.Cole is back again, this time with his fourth studio album, 4 Your Eyez Only. Just last week, Cole released Eyez, a 40-minute documentary streaming on TIDAL offering a behind the scenes look at the work put into his new album. Out via Dreamville, Roc Nation and Interscope records, 4 Your Eyez Only is a refreshing new chapter from one of the best storytellers in the rap game, J. Cole himself. The album follows singles “everybody dies” and “False Prophets.”
From turning down XXL‘s offer to include him in their 2016 Freshman Class, to touring the world with Justin Bieber all in less than a year following his musical debut, the bold Post Malone has yet to disappoint. The young hitmaker has been working hard on his debut studio album, Stoney, which is headlined by the 3x platinum single “White Iverson.” Out via Republic records and with production credits from Metro Boomin, FKi, Frank Dukes and more, Stoney isn’t an album you can afford to miss. The album also follows singles “Congratulations,” “Patient” and “Leave.”
Love You To Death EP
R&B singer-songwriter and producer The-Dream is back with a slew of brand new, unreleased content. The-Dream’s Love You To Death EP, out today, marks the artist’s first release since the visual album Genesis earlier this year. Since then, The-Dream has worked on many of the year’s best albums, including Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo, Beyoncé’s Lemonade and Solange’s A Seat at the Table. Out via Radiokilla Records and Roc Nation, The-Dream’s Love You To Death EP is streaming right now on TIDAL
Peace Trail is the 37th studio album by legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young. Primarily an acoustic album, Peace Trail was written and recorded following the release of Young’s Earth just earlier this year. Recorded in only four days with help from drummer Jim Keltner, bassist Paul Bushnell and producer John Hanlon, Peace Trail is out via Reprise records. Check out the leading singles “Peace Trail,” “Show Me,” “My Pledge” and the rest of the album on TIDAL today.
Rapper Tech N9ne is set to release his 17th studio album, The Storm, today on TIDAL. The album features appearances from metal musician Jonathan Davis of Kom, blues musician Gary Clark Jr., the R&B group Boyz II Men, rapper Big Scoob and many others. The Storm follows singles “Erbody But Me,” “Sriracha,” “I Get It Now,” “What If It Was Me,” “Chosen” and “Godspeed.” Out via Tech N9ne’s own Strange Music label, The Storm is one of the most unique and eccentric albums of the year.
You can listen to The Storm here.
Do What Thou Wilt
Announced officially just days ago as a follow-up to Ab-Soul’s 2014 album These Days, Do What Thou Wilt is the fourth studio album from the American rapper in question. With production assistance from Willie B and WondaGurl, the album is headlined by singles “Huey Knew,” “Braille,” and “Threatening Nature.” Put it this way: Do What Thou Wilt is a sure hit, and may be Ab-Soul’s best effort to date. Out via Interscope Records and Top Dawg Entertainment, Do What Thou Wilt is available for streaming now.
Hidden Figures: The Album
Hidden Figures: The Album is the official soundtrack for Hidden Figures, an upcoming movie that tells the story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, the three African American women behind the United States of America’s success in the Space Race. With tracks from artists such as Pharrell Williams, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys and more, the album is absolutely full of hits. From the opening track and single “Runnin’” to the closing track “I See a Victory,” Hidden Figures: The Album is the perfect complement to it’s parent motion picture. Out via Columbia Records, be sure to listen to the masterpiece that is Hidden Figures: The Album. Additionally, be sure check out the feature film Hidden Figures in theaters on December 25, 2016, in select cities.
You can listen to Hidden Figures: The Album here.
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