Sound: Braggadocious verses layered with boom-bap and voicemail recordings
If you like: Joey Bada$$, Run The Jewels, Kendrick Lamar
Why you should listen: Freddie Gibb’s fifth trailblazing album sees the departure of frequent collaborators Madlib and The Alchemist. It explores Gibb’s fame and personal life with in-your-face bar delivery and stellar production from Kaytranada and James Blake made for celebrating laurels.
Best track: Feel No Pain (ft. Anderson.Paak & Raekwon)