Besides the fact that all the albums below are holiday albums dropped
this year, these releases have very little in common and run the gamut
from funky soul to hardcore traditional gospel. Happy music shopping!
The super producer who made trap go pop on collaborations with Miley Cyrus, Rae Sremmurd and Beyoncé reveals how Kendrick Lamar inspired him to scale back for bigger impact on DAMN. (Image credit: Mary Kang/Courtesy of Universal Music Group)
One founded a funk empire, the other sells out shows as half of Run the Jewels — and both have owned barbershops. They sit down together to discuss music, mentorship and the philosophy of barbering.(Image credit: Cameron Robert/NPR)
This week's essential new music mix includes the remarkable story of Kendrick Lamar's rise, supremely fuzzy garage rock from Weed, the dream pop duo Gems and more.(Image credit: Courtesy of the artists )