Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (07/25/18)

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Thinking Outside The Boombox: Podcast Newsletter (07/25/18)


In this week's episode, Joe G. joins me in the studio to give a mid-year review of 2018. Tune in as we discuss which artists and albums have been holding it down for the first half of the year. Check out the podcast on all platforms below!

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Song of the Week: Sampler Series

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Press Play

Things to Check Out:

Rumor Mill / Announcements:

 

Upcoming / Recently Released Albums:

  • 7/20- The Internet- Hive Mind
  • 7/20- Buddy- Harlan & Alondra
  • 8/3- Mac Miller- Swimming
  • 8/3- YG- Stay Dangerous
  • 8/10- Nicki Minaj- Queen

Dig Deeper

2018 Mid-Year Review

Below are the categories and artists we talked about in the Dig Deeper segment. Tune in to see who our top picks were for each category!

Best New Artist

  • Jorja Smith
  • H.E.R.
  • Chloe x Halle
  • BlocBoy JB

Best Music Video

  • "ATM" - J. Cole
  • “Nice For What” - Drake
  • “This Is America” - Childish Gambino

Best BBQ-Friendly Song

  • “Boo’d Up” - Ella Mai
  • "Nice For What" - Drake
  • “In My Feelings” - Drake
  • “Summertime Magic” - Childish Gambino

Best Summer Banger

  • "Boo'd Up" - Ella Mai
  • “WIN” - Jay Rock
  • “Paramedic” - Kendrick & SOBxRBE
  • “Look Alive” - BlocBoy JB

Best Feature

  • Drake on "Look Alive" by BlocBoy JB
  • J. Cole on “OSOM” by Jay Rock
  • Rick Ross on "Hard Piano" by Pusha T
  • Rapsody on “Dostoyevsky” by Black Thought
  • Frank Ocean on “Purity” by A$AP Rocky

Album of the Year (R&B)

  • Hive Mind - The Internet
  • Good Man - Ne-Yo
  • KTSE - Teyana Taylor
  • Lost & Found - Jorja Smith
  • Dirty Computer - Janelle Monae

Album of the Year (Hip-Hop)

  • KOD - J. Cole
  • Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B
  • Care For Me - Saba
  • Black Panther: The Album - Kendrick Lamar & TDE
  • KIDS SEE GHOSTS - Kids See Ghosts

Most Anticipated Album

  • Astroworld - Travis Scott
  • Queen - Nicki Minaj
  • TBA - Chance the Rapper

See you next week!

-AO