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Nick Has a Problem...Seriously
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"List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"


  

          

Yep, first quarter is past us. Time to start listing those albums that have gotten you through these early months and continue adding on as the year progresses.

Mine so far:
Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens
GonjaSufi - Mandela Effect
Spoon - Hot Thoughts
Sorority Noise - You're Not As ______ As You Think
Rick Ross - Rather You Than Me
Jay Som - Everybody Works
Earthen Sea - An Act of Love
Thundercat - Drunk
Damaged Bug - Bunker Funk
Blanck Mass - World Eater
Turinn - 18 1/2 Minute Gaps
Prodigy - The Hegelian Dialectic (The Book of Revelation)
Priests - Nothing Feels Natural
Sampha - Process
Ty Segall - Ty Segall
Run the Jewels - RTJ3

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Oddisee and Valerie June
Apr 11th 2017
1
here
Apr 12th 2017
2
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
Apr 12th 2017
3
Knxwledge - Wt​.​Prt10​.​8_ EP
Apr 12th 2017
4
The only one I've listened to are...
Apr 12th 2017
5
DAMN, and it aint close right now. Gibbs EP is GAF too
Apr 19th 2017
26
      4:44 is up there with DAMN. CTRL is good
Jul 01st 2017
32
      Jardin and Scum Fuck Flower Boy
Jul 16th 2017
40
the xx, migos, droog, rawse, sampha, roc marc, power trip, thundercat.
Apr 12th 2017
6
DAMN.
Apr 15th 2017
15
yeah, i liked most of the droog record. Thundercat was sleepy
Jul 03rd 2017
34
Q1
Apr 12th 2017
7
surprised I don't hear more talk about Khalid. kid has a Frank Ocean vib...
Apr 15th 2017
14
Yeah, I agree
Apr 18th 2017
24
RE: surprised I don't hear more talk about Khalid. kid has a Frank Ocean...
Jul 16th 2017
43
Q2 additions
Jul 12th 2017
38
A few so far, in no order:
Apr 12th 2017
8
Wayne Snow - Freedom TV
Apr 12th 2017
9
Some below the radar albums I've liked this year (w/youtube lainks)
Apr 13th 2017
10
that jay som soooooo good
Apr 17th 2017
21
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ruler Rebel!
Apr 13th 2017
11
RE: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ruler Rebel!
Apr 15th 2017
17
he dropped a knew one? that's my dude
Apr 19th 2017
25
2017 so far
Apr 13th 2017
12
Shout out to The Love Experiment!
Apr 16th 2017
19
The Kleenrz - Season 2 (nm)
Apr 14th 2017
13
10 favorite releases so far this year
Apr 15th 2017
16
Kweli/Styles P - The Seven
Apr 17th 2017
23
Elucid dropped some thing? nice gunna check for it
Jul 16th 2017
41
Love In Beats.
Apr 16th 2017
18
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
Apr 16th 2017
20
not much
Apr 17th 2017
22
RE: Link in sig.
Apr 19th 2017
27
Up
May 02nd 2017
28
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
May 02nd 2017
29
Halfway through the year
Jul 01st 2017
30
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
Jul 01st 2017
31
a few handful of quick ones
Jul 03rd 2017
33
so soulful
Jul 10th 2017
35
Sufyvn - Ascension EP
Jul 10th 2017
36
first half:
Jul 12th 2017
37
MACH-HOMMY: HAITIAN BODY ODOR n/m
Jul 12th 2017
39
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
Jul 16th 2017
42
Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
Jul 16th 2017
44
Conway - Reject On Steroids is the best rap mixtape of the year
Jul 16th 2017
45
definitely the two best rap mixtapes of the year
Jul 22nd 2017
48
RE: Update
Jul 20th 2017
46
RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017
Jul 21st 2017
47

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1. "Oddisee and Valerie June"
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2. "here"
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Future - HNDRXX
Kelly Lee Owens - S/T
Jesca Hoop - Memories Are Now
Oddisee - The Iceberg
Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
Drake - More Life
Visible Cloaks - Reassamblage
36 - Tomorrow's Explorers
Thundercat - Drunk
Devin the Dude - Acoustic Levitation
Actress - AZD
Freddie Gibbs - You Only Live 2wice
Basic Rhythm - The Basics
Estancia La Mar - Sesiones de Panama
Kiefer - Kickinit Alone

haven't really listened to the new Arca yet

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3. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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The xx - I See You
Sampha - Process
Izumi Macra - Yuki to Suna
Suiyoubi no Campanella (Wednesday's Campanella) - SUPERMAN
Negoto - ETERNALBEAT
Seohyun - Don't Say No
Zion.T - OO
Tennis - Yours Conditionally
Future - HNDRXX
NakamuraEmi - NIPPONNO ONNAWO UTAU Vol.4
Jonwayne - Rap Album Two
Seiko Oomori - kitixxxgaia
Drake - More Life
DADARAY - DADAISM

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4. "Knxwledge - Wt​.​Prt10​.​8_ EP"
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5. "The only one I've listened to are..."
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Future - Future
Future - HNDRXX
Thundercat - Drunk
most of Drake's LP
Gibbs - You Only Live 2wice
6lack - S/T (which is from last year)
Packs - Droog
gave JiDenna's and Ross' LP listens, but only one complete run through each

only Gibbs album official. I made a mix of the best from Futures LPs (14 tracks) and I love it. But everything else has been cool to meh

DAMN is on the way though

  

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26. "DAMN, and it aint close right now. Gibbs EP is GAF too"
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32. "4:44 is up there with DAMN. CTRL is good"
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that's it.

tried Khaled's nah

  

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40. "Jardin and Scum Fuck Flower Boy"
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Tyler came the fuck through. the whole vibe of the album is great

as for Gabriel Garzon Montano... had listened to a couple of tracks, when his buzz started and liked them, but went and seen this fool as the Annenberg yesterday and he won me over. been listening to Jardin non stop today. Lightweight Brown Sugar era D'Angelo channeling. Really dig it.

  

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6. "the xx, migos, droog, rawse, sampha, roc marc, power trip, thundercat."
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15. "DAMN."
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34. "yeah, i liked most of the droog record. Thundercat was sleepy"
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7. "Q1"
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Sampha - Process
Joey Badass - All-Amerikkkan Badass
Khalid - American Teen
Oddisee - The Iceberg
Thundercat - Drunk
Steve Lacy - Steve Lacy Demos EP
Residente - Residente

Dayme Arocena - Cubafonia
Chicano Batman - Freedom is Free
Ani Cordero - Querido Mundo
Ronald Bruner, Jr - Triumph
Cameron Graves - Planetary Prince
Goldlink - At What Cost
Matt Martians - Drum Cord Theory
Syd - Fin



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14. "surprised I don't hear more talk about Khalid. kid has a Frank Ocean vib..."
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but he is far more focused, already, when it comes to just writing a song that feels good to listen to. FO has always been about mood and that's cool but Khalid has a little extra something, I'm stoked that he's as young as he is and has that voice and talent with a melody


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24. "Yeah, I agree"
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I wonder what is holding him back... but I mean, people still don't seem to have caught on to Gallant, who imo, put out one of the best albums of last year. It's like if you're not already Frank Ocean, you've gotta be making R&B ala Bryson Tiller for people to take notice.

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43. "RE: surprised I don't hear more talk about Khalid. kid has a Frank Ocean..."
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Agreed. Such a phenomenal album.

  

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38. "Q2 additions"
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Kendrick - Damn
Mabel - Bedroom EP
Sza - CTRL
Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
Jay-Z 4:44
Parables of Neptune - Parables of Neptune
Charlotte Dos Santos - Cleo
Gabriel Garzón Montano - Jardin (forgot to put this on the q1 list)

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8. "A few so far, in no order:"
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Oddisee - Iceberg
Your Old Droog - Packs
Raekwon - The Wild
Roc Marciano - Rosebudd
Joey Badass - All-AmeriKKKan Badass
Rick Ross - Better You Than Me
Quelle Chris - Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often
Freddie Gibbs - You Only Live Twice
Thundercat - Drunk
Ronald Bruner, Jr. - Triumph
Matt Martians - The Drum Chord Theory
Syd - Fin
Sampha - Process
Homeboy Sandman - Veins
Kareim Riggins - Headnod Suite

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9. "Wayne Snow - Freedom TV"
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Wayne Snow - Freedom TV
DJ Harrison - TapeCookies2
Thundercat - Drunk
Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Jardin
Oddisee - The Iceberg

Still sitting unplayed (been busy)

Omar - Love In Beats
Ronald Bruner Jr. - Triumph
AOE - Homecoming
Tom Misch - 5 Day Mischon EP
Kaidi Tatham - Changing Times EP
Bottle Tree - Bottle Tree

Slightly disappointed by

Playlist (Glenn Lewis/DJ Jazzy Jeff) - Chasing Goosebumps

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10. "Some below the radar albums I've liked this year (w/youtube lainks)"
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Sam Roberts Band-Terraform (Alt. Rock)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlAhWjuvMqk

Lusine - Sensorimotor (Electronic)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10Jg_25ytU0

Jay Som - Everybody Works (Dream Pop)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aSZmm9TK-I (check 2:39 for a great guitar solo)

Young Chris - The Network 4 (hip-hop)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maSoKFLndWM

...so far this year I've love more songs than projects, but with 3 must buys this week (Talib/Styles,Little Dragon & Kendrick) I expect this to change a little....

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21. "that jay som soooooo good"
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11. "Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ruler Rebel!"
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17. "RE: Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ruler Rebel!"
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Very impressive work...diggin it...

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25. "he dropped a knew one? that's my dude"
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12. "2017 so far"
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The XX- I See You
Damu The Fudgemunk- Vignettes
Sampha- Process
Lowly- Heba
Jazzy Jeff & Glen Lewis- Chasing Goosebumps
The Love Experiment- The Love Experiment
Oddisee- The Iceberg
Thundercat- Drunk
Y-Society- Ears Hear Spears
Kaimbr- Share The Shelter
Real Estate- In Mind
Tuxedo- Tuxedo 2
Bonobo- Migration

  

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13. "The Kleenrz - Season 2 (nm)"
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16. "10 favorite releases so far this year"
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Thundercat - Drunk
Oddisse - The Iceberg
Quelle Chris - Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often
Jonah Levine Collective - Attention Deficit
Elucid - Valley of Grace (EP)
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
Julia Holter - In the Same Room
Jonwayne - Rap Album Two
Cameron Graves - Planetary Prince
Gabriel Garzón-Montano - Jardín

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23. "Kweli/Styles P - The Seven"
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is definitely in there as well. Hadn't heard it when I posted this

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41. "Elucid dropped some thing? nice gunna check for it"
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18. "Love In Beats."
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20. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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Oddisee "Iceberg"
Run The Jewels "RTJ3"
Homeboy Sand "Veins"
Kiefer "Kickin it Alone"
Kendrick Lamar "Damn"
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah "Ruler Rebel!"
Elucid "Valley of Grace"

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22. "not much"
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Matt Martians - Drum Cord Theory
Bonobo - Migration
Kendrick - Damn
Thundercat - Drunk
L's - Funkfornia
Freddie Gibbs - you only live twice
Jay som - everybody works

  

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27. "RE: Link in sig."
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"I wasn't sure if I was lost or running away again. . ."

http://austinato.bandcamp.com

https://www.discogs.com/lists/Favorites-of-2017/332378

  

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29. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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Jansport J- Pharaoh
Kendrick Lamar- DAMN
Devin The Dude- Acoustic Levitation


really haven't listened to that much as you can see, definitely going to mine this post though, I got that Spoon album and still haven't checked it out

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30. "Halfway through the year"
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>Yep, first quarter is past us. Time to start listing those
>albums that have gotten you through these early months and
>continue adding on as the year progresses.
>
>Mine so far:
>Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens
>GonjaSufi - Mandela Effect
>Spoon - Hot Thoughts
>Sorority Noise - You're Not As ______ As You Think
>Rick Ross - Rather You Than Me
>Jay Som - Everybody Works
>Earthen Sea - An Act of Love
>Thundercat - Drunk
>Damaged Bug - Bunker Funk
>Blanck Mass - World Eater
>Turinn - 18 1/2 Minute Gaps
>Prodigy - The Hegelian Dialectic (The Book of Revelation)
>Priests - Nothing Feels Natural
>Sampha - Process
>Ty Segall - Ty Segall
>Run the Jewels - RTJ3

Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
Actress - AZD
Various Artists - Mono No Aware
Forest Swords - Compassion
Aaron Dilloway - The Gag File
Jlin - Black Origami
Aldous Harding - Party
Beach Fossils - Somersault
Thurston Moore - Rock N Roll Consciousness
SZA - Ctrl
2 Chainz - Pretty Girls Like Trap Music
Big Boi - Boomiverse
Perera Elsewhere - All Of This
Billy Woods - Known Unknowns
Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory
DJ Sports - Modern Species
JAY-Z - 4:44

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melanon
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31. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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Dave Psy - Extended Playpen
Sampha - Process
Thundercat - Drunk
Oddisee - The Iceberg
Damu The Fudgemunk - Vignettes
Prodigy - Hegelian Dialetic
Mach Hommy - HBO/Dump Gawd Hommy Edition
Devin The Dude - Acoustic Levitation
Quelle Chris - Being You Is Great...
Roc Marciano - Rosebudd's Revenge
Your Old Droog - Packs
Billy Woods - Known Unknowns
Sadat X & Diamond D - The Sum of a Man
Showbiz & AG - Take It Back
OC - Same Moon Same Sun
Stik Figa - Central Standard Time
Tha God Fahim - Dump Gawd
Kendrick Lamar - Damn.
Mach & Fahim - Dollar Menu's 1&2
Molecules/Showbiz - A Bronx Tale


i'm assuming Illa J's album is dope too.



  

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thebigfunk
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33. "a few handful of quick ones"
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Doing a quick skim of my playlists for the year so far, and these dominate:

Bonobo - Migration --- criminally overlooked so far... not sure why.

Sam Amidon - The Following Mountain --- probably his best release since I See the Sign, quite possibly as good. Not willing to say better than, as they are very different albums. But his development over his career has been really fascinating to watch, and the results here are splendid.

Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness

Rose Elinor Dougall - Stellular

Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Jardin --- I played the shit out of this early in the year.

Gillian Welch - Boots no. 1 --- also largely overlooked, a re-creation of Welch's seminal album with outtakes, live takes, and some unreleased tunes. I wish more artists would approach obligatory anniversaries in this vein, rather than simply remastering (although that's always nice) and adding a few extras to justify a purchase or listen.

Valerie June - Order of Time

Oddisee - The Iceberg --- I'm still waiting for that total album from him, but I can't complain: every release from him gets played to no end, and this one was no exception.

Rhiannon Giddens - Freedom Highway --- I won't say this is the album I want from her, but it's damn good and it's a bit less obviously MOR than her previous solo outings (which were still good). She shows herself as a top-notch writer, too.

Kelly Lee Owens - st

Ibibio Sound Machine - Uyai

Kendrick - DAMN

Feist - Pleasure

Sufjan - Carrie and Lowell Live (this was a surprise --- I never really got into C&L that deep, but I've really enjoyed this record a lot)


Lots of stuff I haven't checked yet, and a number that I'm not quite ready to call favorites but have gotten steady play from me for sure...



-thebigfunk

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tynie626
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35. "so soulful"
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i have to go with:

Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Jardin
Nick Hakim - Green Twins

They are competing for my favorite album of 2017.

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36. "Sufyvn - Ascension EP"
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https://sufyvn.bandcamp.com/album/ascension-ep

  

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37. "first half:"
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the xx - I See You

actually loved this for a month but it sort of grew off me fast. In Colour was my favorite album of 2016 though, so I’ll revisit it later and see if I just overplayed it at first.

Jay-Z - 4:44

Jay fan, but hadn’t cared for his releases much since the Black Album. this is what he should stick too at this point in his career -- concise projects that aren’t attached to a trendy sound.

2 Chainz - Pretty Girls Like Trap Music

the simplicity and brevity of his cameos have always made him a welcome addition to tracks, but I was surprised at how well he carried an entire album. the everyman rapper whose delivery and sense of humor always make me smile.

21 Savage - Issa Album

with Future’s release quantity past its breaking point and his moroseness mostly washed out, all hail the new king of nihilistic rap. Gucci and Metro tried to get there with Droptopwop, but Guwop isn’t suited to it -- 21 Savage has the dead-inside flow and youthful ignorance down pat.

of course this ain’t no DS2, but the brooding, minimalist production and overt despair masked by money and drugs is all there.

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39. "MACH-HOMMY: HAITIAN BODY ODOR n/m"
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you scared to get it in, you send a proxy

  

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42. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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My ongoing,continually edited Best of 2017 is here: https://open.spotify.com/user/undeadsinatra/playlist/0IaL5bVOh0QAuxx9WhqwOF

2 Chainz, *Pretty Girls Like Trao Music*
Alison Krauss, *Windy City*
Big Sean, *I Decided*
Blondie, *Pollinator*
Body Count, *Bloodlust*
Bryson Tiller, *True To Self*
Calvin Harris, *Funk Wav Bounce*
Caroline Spence, *Spades and Roses*
Charlie Wilson, *In It To Win It*
Childish Gambino, *"Awaken, My Love"*
Chris Stapelton, *From A Room: Vol. 1*
COIN, *How Will You Know*
Conor Oberst, *Salutations*
Devin The Dude, *Acoustic Levitation*
DREAMCAR, *DREAMCAR*
Ed Sheehan, *+*
Ella Mai, *Ready*
Future Islands, *The Far Field*
Gavin Turek, *Good Look For You*
Gorillaz, *Humanz*
Great Good Fine Ok, *III*
HAIM, *Something To Tell You*
Harry Styles, *Harry Styles*
Jacob Banks, *The Boy Who Cried Freedom*
Jason Isbell, *The Nashville Sound*
Jessie Reyez, *Kiddo*
Jidenna, *The Chief*
John Mayer, *The Search For Everything*
K. Flay, *Every Where IS Somewhere*
Kehlani, *SweetSexySavage*
Kendrick Lamar, *DAMN*
Khalid, *American Teen*
Lorde, *Melodrama*
Oh Wonder, *Ultralife*
Old 97's *Graveyard Whistling*
Raekowm, *The Wild*
The Regrettes, *Feel Your Feeling Fool*
Run The Jewels, *RTJ III*
Ryan Adams, *Prisioner*
Sabrina Claudio, *Confidently Lost*
Sevyn Streeter, *Girl Disrupted*
Snoop Dogg, *Neva Left*
Son Volt, *Notes of Blue*
Speedometer, *Downtown Funk '74*
Syd, *FIN*
SZA, *CTRL*
Theo Katzmann, *Heartbreak Hits*
Trey Songz, *Tremaine The Album*
Tuxedo, *II*
Vince Staples, *Big Fish Theory*
The Weeknd, *Starboy*
Willie Nelson, *God's Problem Child*
Zac Brown Band, *Welcome Home*

  

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tomjohn29
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44. "Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory"
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2 Chainz - Pretty Girlz Love Trap Muzik
Rick Ross - Rather You Than Me
Freddie Gibbs - You Only Live 2wice
Kendrick - Damn
Big Boi - Boomiverse
RJ - MrLA
GoldLink- At What Cost
Starlito/Don Trip - Step Brother Three
Royce - Bar Exam
Jay 4:44
BoB - Ether

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Navem nu, cuando sol
Tutu nu, vondo nos nu
Vita em, no continous non
Nos nu ekta nos sepe ta, amen

When the sun shades the ship
We sweat and life is not safe
To swim or to touch not
When we unite we hedge amen

  

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45. "Conway - Reject On Steroids is the best rap mixtape of the year"
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every verse is fire.

royce 5'9 bar exam 4 is dope too


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48. "definitely the two best rap mixtapes of the year"
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Kosa12
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46. "RE: Update"
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In order, top 10:

La La - Zamba Puta
Gerald Clayton - Tributary Tales
Kendrick Lamar - DAMN
Thundercat - Drunk
Elucid - Valley of Grace
Charlotte Dos Santos - Cleo (EP)
Quelle Chris - Being You Is Great, I Wish I Could Be You More Often
Oddisee - The Iceberg
Jonwayne - Rap Album Two
Jonah Levine Collective - Attention Deficit

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47. "RE: List Your Favorite Albums Of 2017"
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valerie june - the order of time
christian scott atunde adjuah - diaspora
kendrick lamar - damn
omar - love in beats
thundercat - drunk

dude

  

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