2015 was an amazing year for music and 2016 came through and wrecked it within the first half. Between January 1st and now we have received albums from Rihanna, Drake, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper with some monsters on the horizon.
With all of the big releases that have come or are rumored to come it’s very easy to overlook some of the lesser hyped albums, but you shouldn’t. There are projects like Anderson .Paak‘s Malibu that is arguably better than any of the above list and is worth a listen and endless rotations. If you haven’t peeped it yet hit the pages to find out why you should check it and six more out to close out the first half of 2016.