Album Roundup: Jan. 1-17

I told you Write All Nite‘s tried-and-true album roundup format would return in 2019!

It’ll be mostly business as usual, with a few new wrinkles. Before we delve into the first half of January’s releases, let’s review the old curatorial guidelines and detail the fresh additions:

  • I listen to every album that cracks Apple Music’s Top 30 Most Streamed List (fuck, Spotify!).
  • (Honestly, I have no problem whatsoever with Spotify so I don’t even know why I said that…I just happen to use Apple Music, which is the only reason I rely on their charts over Spotify’s. DON’T TAKE IT PERSONALLY, OL’ SPOTTY!!!).
  • I listen to every album by a major artist I recognize.
  • I listen to every album I hear is great.
  • I listen to every album any of you recommend.
  • And now, for that aforementioned wrinkle: to further expand and diversify my scope, I shall listen to every album that scales the Billboard 200, which has long been the industry’s central database tracker for popular success. You know what that means: BRING ON THE COUNTRY, Y’ALL!!!

As always, I tackle each week’s albums in order of personal preference:

Image result for TDT — Big K.R.I.T.

TDT — Big K.R.I.T.

Mood. Maybe even a #BigMood.

Image result for Bawskee 2 — Comethazine

Bawskee 2 — Comethazine



Tricolor 2 — Ann Marie

R&B? More like Rote and Boring, amirite?! Odd coinkidink: yet another artist I’m being introduced to this week through a sequel album…

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