Why does every artist have to drop their album on the same day? For us listeners, it's a challenge to catch up with every new release, especially when it's several different releases from all really exciting artists. So to cut through the noise and make sure you have all of your ducks in a row, we're briefly rounding up the most important albums to listen to this week.
1. Charli XCX - Pop 2
Following the release of her single "Boys," which unfortunately did not make the cut, Charli XCX is finally out with her new mixtape, Pop 2.
It features a ton of artists like MØ, Carly Rae Jepsen, CupcakKe, Kim Petras, Tove Lo, ALMA, and more! Phew.
"Out Of My Head (Ft. Tove Lo and ALMA)", "I Got It (Ft. Brooke Candy, CupcakKe, Pabllo Vittar)"
2. Eminem - Revival
Eminem is making a comeback with his ninth studio album, the first in four years. The follow up to The Marshall Mathers LP2 features a slew of artists like Pink, Beyoncé, and X Ambassadors amongst others.
"Walk On Water (Ft. Beyoncé)", "River (Ft. Ed Sheeran)"
3. N.E.R.D - NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES
...But Eminem isn't the only one making a comeback! N.E.R.D is out with their first album in seven years. The group, which consists of Pharrell, Chad Hugo, and Shay Haley, teamed up with a bunch of special guests like M.I.A, Future, André 3000, and more. One of the singles, "Don't Don't Do It!", was co-written by Frank Ocean.
"Lemon (Ft. Rihanna)", "Don't Don't Do It! (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)"
4. G-Eazy - The Beautiful & Damned
G-Eazy's new album comes with a short film, available exclusively on Apple Music. It also features his PDA-filled single with real life girlfriend/artist in her own right, Halsey.
"Him & I (Ft. Halsey)", "Crash & Burn (Ft. Kehlani)"
5. The 1975 - DH00278 (Live)
The 1975 have shared a new live album which features recordings from their sold out show at the O2 in London last December 2016. Twenty tracks long, the album features a lot of their latest material as well as songs "Robbers" and "Chocolate."
6. BROCKHAMPTON - Saturation III
Well, the Saturation trilogy has officially come to a close. On their third record of the year, the rap crew delivers hits like "BOOGIE" and more, and offering their best work yet.
MUST LISTENS: "RENTAL," "BOOGIE"