3 You may not know his name, but you definitely know his voice.
But their politically incendiary rhymes remain the draw, especially in the wake of 2016’s divisive election.
“Our job is to make dope-ass rap music,” Mike says.
TBD After three dreamy EPs and choice collaborations with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Chance the Rapper, and Rihanna, Solána “SZA” Rowe is finally ready to drop her debut album. “There are certain things that, in my mind, are conversations that I don’t realize are candid,” she explains.
“But my mom definitely lets me know when she hears it. ’” , March 3 Paisley has been a major Nashville player since debuting in 1999, but now he’s trying to mix things up.
“Run the Jewels is kind of a newborn child for us,” El-P says of .
“Every time we do one of these records, the kid grows up a little bit and has more to say.” This time around, they’re bringing in guests like TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe and saxophone phenom Kamasi Washington.“There might have been a few [albums] in a row where we had figured out a formula,” he admits.“You know it’s time to go away from that when the reviews are like, ‘Well, he’s doing the same thing again…’” So for his 11th studio LP, Paisley wanted to “throw a wrench in it. I’m beyond excited for it to come out.” , March 31 When she began working on her sixth album in 2014, Nelly Furtado had just come out of a 20-year business relationship, the end of which she says felt like a divorce.“Not being afraid of using the studio for what it’s capable of is not necessarily a strategy, per se, but it does kind of open the door to infinite possibilities that I don’t think we ever really considered before this album.” That means a smattering of loop pedals and acoustic guitars — but even with the sonic tweaks, their knack for cathartic sing-alongs is alive and well. 27 For their first new album in 15 years, the ’90s kings of new jack swing sought inspiration from a younger generation of artists like Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and the Weeknd.“We would be like, ‘What would Justin say right here? “On one of our songs, ‘I’m Betta,’ we did a Timberlake impersonation.” But they also returned to their roots, and the album has nostalgic guest spots from Boyz II Men, Doug E. “We see that millennials know us from ‘Poison’ and ‘Do Me!Expect Adams to explore heartbreak in the wake of his 2016 divorce from actress Mandy Moore.