3 New Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now: DJ Khaled, Mdou Moctar, and Roc Marciano & The Alchemist
There’s so much good music out in the ether that sometimes it’s difficult to parse through all of it. Every week The Daily Music Report will do the hard work for you and highlight the best releases available on streaming services.
This week we’re highlighting new music from DJ Khaled, Mdou Moctar, and Roc Marciano & The Alchemist.
DJ Khaled – God Did
DJ Khaled gathers a preposterous list of features for his 13th album, God Did. The album is a who’s who… Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend, Fridayy, Kanye West, Eminem. And that’s just the first two songs. There’s 16 more. Hailed as THE curator of the genre, DJ Khaled has released an all-star album filled with tracks that will keep the dance floor packed for weeks to come.
Standout Songs: God Did (feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend, and Fridayy), Use This Gospel (Remix) (feat. Kanye West, Eminem), Keep Going (feat. Lil Durk, 21 Savage, and Roddy Ricch), Party All the Time (feat. Quavo and Takeoff), Staying Alive (feat. Drake and Lil Baby), Beautiful (feat. Future and SZA), It Ain’t Safe (feat. Nardo Wick and Kodak Black), Bills Paid (feat. Latto and City Girls), These Streets Know My Name (feat. Skillibeng, Buju Banton, Capleton, Bounty Killer, and Sizzla)
Mdou Moctar – Niger EP Vol. 1
Mdou Moctar’s latest gift to the world comes on the form of an EP: Niger EP Vol. 1. The six-track collection is comprised of recordings created in Moctar’s native country, Niger. The released tracks are from 2017-2020 and document the band at various locations from weddings and picnics to rehearsals and impromptu house concerts.
Standout Songs: Imouhar – Drum Machine Versin, Chismiten – Drum Machine Version, Layla – Live
Roc Marciano & The Alchemist – The Elephant Man’s Bones
The Elephant Man’s Bones brings together Roc Marciano and The Alchemist again for 14 hard-hitting tracks wrapped in the second-to-none production of The Alchemist. On it, the Hemstead rapper, songwriter, and producer Roc Marciano delivers smooth and unrelenting bars in his classic monotone style over the Alchemist’s looped piano and moody bassline samples.
Standout Songs: Daddy Kane (feat. Action Bronson), Deja Vu, Liquid Coke, Trillion Cut (feat. Boldy James), Zig Zag Zig
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