Westside Gunn: 10 [Griselda]
Westside Gunn’s new album, 10, features contributions from A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels, Black Star, Busta Rhymes, the Alchemist, RZA, DJ Drama, Stove God Cooks, Conductor Williams, Griselda regulars Benny the Butcher, Conway the Machine, Armani Caesar, and Rome Streetz, and more. The album also features Goo Goo Dolls co-founder and bassist Robby Takac, who, like Gunn, is a native Buffalonian. 10 follows July’s Peace “Fly” God.
Junior Boys: Waiting Game [City Slang]
Producers Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus began working on their follow-up to 2016’s Big Black Coat in Hamilton, Ontario before needing to take a break due to the pandemic. The result is Waiting Game, which “feels of a piece with what Greenspan and Didemus have done before,” Daniel Bromfield writes in his Pitchfork review. Check out the new video for “Samba on Sama.”