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The 14 projects you should stream right now

New albums from Rema, Koffee, Denzel Curry, and more.

March 25, 2022
The 14 projects you should stream right now Rema. Photo via publicist.  
Rema, Rave & Roses
The 14 projects you should stream right now

One of the global leaders of the new wave of Afrobeats, Rema finally shares his debut album after pulling massive success with a string of singles and EPs (including endorsements from Drake and Barack Obama as well as a FADER cover story). Rave & Roses contains the singles "FYN," "Calm Down, and "Soundgasm."

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Koffee, Gifted
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Koffee's long-awaited debut album arrives after the Jamaican singer-songwriter earned a Grammy award in 2020 for, paradoxically, Best Reggae Album (it was for her EP Rapture). Gifted was preceded by the singles "West Indies," "Pull Up," "Lockdown," and "Shine."

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Denzel Curry, Melt My Eyez See Your Future
The 14 projects you should stream right now

South Florida rapper Denzel Curry started out as a bright light in SpaceGhostPurrp's Raider Klan, but his solo releases have rightfully earned him a devoted following. Melt My Eyez See Your Future is his fifth solo studio project, and we've already heard "Zatoichi" featuring slowthai, "Walkin," and "Troubles" featuring T-Pain.

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Destroyer, Labyrinthitis
The 14 projects you should stream right now

Dan Bejar's long-running indie rock solo project Destroyer returns with its thirteenth project today, two years after the brilliant Have We Met. The album's lead single "Tintoretto, It's For You" got playlisted on Songs You Need and was followed by "Eat The Wine, Drink The Bread" and "June." Stay tuned for a interview with Destroyer in a future episode of our weekly podcast The FADER Interview.

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Soul Glo, Diaspora Problems
The 14 projects you should stream right now

Philadelphia's Soul Glo have been creating fierce, hardcore-rooted music for some time now, but they really broke out in the last two years with the EPs Songs To Yeet Into The Sun, and DisNigga volumes 1 and 2.

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Key Glock, Yellow Tape 2 (Deluxe)
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After suffering an unimaginable tragedy in the shooting death of his mentor and uncle Young Dolph, Memphis' Key Glock finds himself the new face of Dolph's label Paper Route Empire. The deluxe edition of Yellow Tape 2 contains ten new songs including "Pain Killers."

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Kilo Kish, American Gurl
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Kilo Kish's fiercely independent tastemaking has been a feature of underground rap for a minute. Her second album American Gurl arrives six years after her debut album Reflections In Real Time with guest appearances from Miguel, Vince Staples, Jean Dawson, and Jesse Boykins III.

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Buddy, Superghetto
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The sophomore album from Compton rapper Buddy arrives two years after his debut Harlan & Alondra. Tinashe, Blxst, T-Pain, and Ari Lennox feature.

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Daddy Yankee, Legendaddy
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The final album from the reggaeton icon behind "Gasolina" and "Despacito" serves as a kind of passing of the torch to some of the artists he paved the way for. You'll hear Bad Bunny, Rauw Alejandro, and Myke Towers, as well as vets like Nile Rogers, PItbull, and Lil Jon.

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Ibibio Sound Machine, Electricity
The 14 projects you should stream right now

For the first time, England's Ibibio Sound Machine have recruited outside producers to work on an album of jazzy, house-y exultations. Those producers are none other than Hot Chip, who gushed about the recording process in a press statement. "The sessions were hugely rewarding as Ibibio brought in friends and collaborators to add a wide array of different instruments—some of which were unfamiliar to us."

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Aldous Harding, Warm Chris
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Aldous Harding's follow-up to 2019's Designer was recorded in Rockfield Studios, Wales. with producer John Paris. Jason Williamson of Sleaford Mods is one of the contributors to the New Zealand singer-songwriter's latest, which features the singles "Lawn" and "Fever."

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Nigo, I Know NIGO!
The 14 projects you should stream right now

The second album from Nigo arrives 22 years after his debut Ape Sounds. In that time, he founded the game-changing streetwear brand BAPE and became Kenzo's creative director. It won't surprise you, then, to learn that rappers love him, and that a lot of them feature on his new project: Lil Uzi Vert, Pharrell, Tyler the Creator, A$AP Rocky, Pusha-T, Clipse, and many more feature on I Know NIGO.

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Leon Vynehall, fabric Presents Leon Vynehall
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Mutant dancefloor producer Leon Vynehall is the latest electronic musician to get enlisted for the mix series helmed by the iconic London nightclub. His tracklist includes "Sugar Slip (The Lick)," a Song You Need.

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Guerilla Toss, Famously Alive
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Famously Alive is the long-running New York art-rock group's first album for Sub Pop. It was recorded during an especially turbulent moment during the pandemic, as singer Kassie Carlson explains. "My peace of mind came out of being thrust into the deepest shit. This album is all about being happy, being alive, and strength. It’s meant to inspire people.”

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The 14 projects you should stream right now