Billy Woods

The 21 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2023

The 21 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2023

The best hip-hop albums celebrate classic styles with new approaches, blend rap with electronic, jazz, and soul, and push the boundaries of genre.

Hip-Hop Matters: The Best Hip-Hop of September 2022

Hip-Hop Matters: The Best Hip-Hop of September 2022

This month’s best hip-hop features album-of-the-year contenders, a long-awaited team-up, singular experimentalism, and surprise new releases from a cult veteran.

Hip-Hop Matters: The Best Hip-Hop of April 2022

Hip-Hop Matters: The Best Hip-Hop of April 2022

April’s best hip-hop contains swathes of brilliance from modern masters, cult legends, upstarts, and veterans, including Digga D, Vince Staples, and Pusha T.