Here’s a List Albums We’re Still Waiting On in 2018

2017 was a banner year for hip-hop. Fans got projects from their favorite legends (Jay Z, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Big Boi, Gucci Mane) and new legends (Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil B, Vince Staples, Rapsody), as well as got introduced to a slew of upcoming artists that are looking to make an impact in 2018. Yet, even with such an abundance of music to choose from, we’re still waiting on albums by the likes of Pusha T, Earl Sweatshirt, Travis Scott, The Internet, and much more.

In regards to Earl, he has promised new music in 2018, which is good news for people who have been anticipating a follow-up to his 2015 output, I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside. Travis Scott and Quavo gave us an early Christmas present with Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho, but Scott’s AstroWorld  and a Quavo solo project will likely be the most-talked about albums of the New Year. Finally, after months of singles and killer verses over some popular songs, Nicki Minaj is poised to remind everyone why she’s one of the greatest MCs and a pop force with her new album.

Certainly there’s plenty of more albums we’re anticipating, but here’s a list of albums that we need right now.

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Everything We Know About Earl Sweatshirt’s Next Album

When the mood strikes, Earl Sweatshirt can be a master promoter. Need I remind you of Mocha Desire? But ever since his label made 2015's I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside available for pre-order—effectively spoiling Earl's plans for a surprise release—he's been very careful about what makes it to the public's ears. 

That's not to say Earl has been hibernating. There have been plenty of highlight moments in the time since I Don't Like Shit. Earl reunited with Tyler, the Creator at Camp Flog Gnaw last year amidst rumors of a rift, and his verse on Danny Brown's “Really Doe” might be the best on a song stacked with heavyweights. But when it comes to solo material, we've only gotten hints at the direction Earl's heading on this next album.

And there is a next album—Earl confirmed it back in February, and there have been hints and live performances that prove he's been hard at work. So while we wait for the release date to finally come, get familiar with everything we know about Earl Sweatshirt's next album above. 

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