Marshmello – ‘Sugar Papi’
Renowned DJ and producer, Marshmello, is set to release his highly anticipated Latin-powered studio album titled Sugar Papi this week. The album features 10 tracks and follows Marshmello’s recent recognition as the Crossover Artist of the Year at the 2023 Billboard Latin Music Awards. After receiving a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Tropical Song, he’s dedicated his next effort entirely to Latin music. Through a teaser trailer on social media, Marshmello revealed some of the collaborators on the album, including Tiago PZK, Young Miko, and Farruko, with whom he previously collaborated on “Esta Vida.”
The Struts – ‘Pretty Vicious’
Following their 2020 album Strange Days, The Struts are set to release their fourth LP, Pretty Vicious, co-produced by the band and Julian Raymond, with executive production by Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Label Group. The album showcases the strengths of each band member and has been highly anticipated by fans. They’ll be going on tour around Europe and embark on an extensive North American tour in November to celebrate the release.
Kevin Abstract – ‘Blanket’
Brockhampton founder Kevin Abstract is coming out with his first solo album, Blanket, since the boy band’s indefinite hiatus. While we are still in mourning, a solo album is sure to be healing. This project follows his 2019 LP Arizona Baby, and is a “Sunny Day Real Estate, Nirvana, Modest Mouse type of record,” according to Kevin Abstract. Vibes, for sure. If you want a taste of the album to hold you over, check out his title-track single “Blanket”.
Chris Stapleton – ‘Higher’
The man with the most powerful voice is releasing Higher, his fifth studio album. The album was produced by Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton, and his wife Morgane — an iconic power couple. The recent singles he’s released will be on the album, such as “White Horse”, “It Takes A Woman” and “I Think I’m In Love With You”. Described as spanning multiple genres and defying easy categorization, Higher and its lead single “White Horse” have been characterized as emotionally raw and honest.
The Kid Laroi – ‘THE FIRST TIME’
The Kid Laroi is finally releasing his long-awaited debut album. Despite mentioning the album’s potential release in various interviews and hinting at it in his song “I DON’T KNOW” from the July 2021 project F*CK LOVE 3+: OVER YOU, the album was not completed as originally thought in 2022. On October 25, 2023, TKL officially announced the album’s release date, November 10th along with dropping a song for a sneak peek into the album two days later “WHAT JUST HAPPENED”. He expressed his pride in the project, describing it as a journey through recent relationships and personal struggles. The album, including the hit single “Thousand Miles,” is said to hold special significance for The Kid Laroi.
PinkPantheress – ‘Heaven Knows’
PinkPantheress is releasing her debut studio album, Heaven Knows and we are ready for it. The album follows her 2021 mixtape, to hell with it, and features singles like “Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2,” “Mosquito,” and “Capable of Love.” PinkPantheress is sure to explore various music styles and relationships, with Greg Kurstin, Mura Masa, Danny L Harle, and more making appearances. She described the project as an accumulation of her work over the past two years, focusing on finding contentment within loneliness and a journey from hell into purgatory. Regrettably relatable.
Rick Ross & Meek Mill – ‘Too Good To Be True’
As mentioned by Rick Ross, this project by two rap legends was created in just a short span of about six weeks. When you know you know, we guess! The lead single, “Shaq & Kobe,” was released on September 29, along with a music video directed by Kid Art, and received Diddy’s stamp of approval.
Troye Sivan – ‘Something To Give Each Other’
Marking a departure from his previous projects, Troye Sivan is preparing to release his third LP, Something to Give Each Other. He is used to writing #sadboi music but this album is really going to show us how he’s found himself. He aims to create a sense of connection and celebration in this new music, moving away from the themes of heartbreak. Ready to reflect on the transition from sadness to excitement after a breakup, capturing the possibilities and hope that comes with it, Troye Sivan is going to be stepping on our necks, so to speak.
2 Chainz & Lil Wayne – ‘WELCOME 2 COLLEGROVE’
Speaking of collaborative rap albums… Welcome 2 Collegrove is an eagerly anticipated collaborative studio album by the renowned 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne. The album is scheduled for release on November 17, available through Def Jam Recordings. This project marks the sequel to 2 Chainz’s third studio album, ColleGrove which was originally planned to be a joint effort with Lil Wayne but faced label issues that prevented them from being co-credited. The album’s title, Welcome 2 Collegrove, cleverly merges the names of the rappers’ respective hometowns — 2 Chainz hails from College Park, Georgia, while Lil Wayne is from Hollygrove, New Orleans..
Dolly Parton – ‘Rockstar’
Dolly Parton; icon, queen, and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has decided to create an all-rock album. Despite the undisputable overlap of country and rock in the genres, this album marks a significant departure for this particular icon, as it’s her first official venture into the rock space. The album has been promoted with a series of singles that features the original artists of each song, including Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Simon Le Bon, Rob Halford, Pink, Brandi Carlile, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton, Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, and Chris Stapleton. Parton’s Rockstar album is a remarkable exploration of a new musical direction and will rebirth your love for some of these classic bangers.
Danny Brown – ‘Quaranta’
After teasing us for what feels like decades, Danny Brown is finally set to release Quaranta. The title means “40” in Italian and has been described as a “spiritual bookend” to XXX, released back in 2011 which marked Brown’s 30th birthday. This project is actually his second album this year, following his collaborative LP with Jpegmafia, Scaring the Hoes. The tracklist highlights Quaranta’s 11 songs and includes guest features from MIKE, Bruiser Wolf, and Kassa Overall and boasts a roster of heavy-hitting producers such as the Alchemist, Paul White, and Skywlkr.