We are restocked on lots of great Soul/R&B/Rap albums that you know you need in your collection, whether you have 20 albums or 200.
Al Green - Greatest Hits (Click to Buy) - Even if you think you don’t know that many Al Green songs, the minute this album kicks off, you will realize you know ALL of these tracks. Featured in movies, TV Shows and commercials for the last 40 some odd years, tracks like “Let’s Stay Together”, “Love & Happiness” & “Call Me (Come Back Home) are all time classic tracks. This is a great record to throw on when you just need to chill for a bit.
Otis Redding - The Best of Otis Redding (Click to Buy) - Otis Redding is one of the best singers and performers of all time, taken from us far too soon. This 16 track best of is completely amazing and still showcases some of what made him one of the greatest of all time. This compilation is packed with hits and tracks that will stick in your head for the rest of your life. Make sure to grab this one ASAP.
Bill Withers - His Ultimate Collection [Yellow Colored Vinyl LP] (Click to Buy) - One of the best singers of all time, Bill Withers had a string of hits that still see frequent radio play. This 16 track compilation includes “Lean on Me” and my absolute favorite “Ain’t No Sunshine” along with numerous other great singles. Along with Al & Otis, this is a must have for a collection that needs some more chill music.
Childish Gambino - Because The Internet (Click to Buy) - This 2013 album was, the second album by Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino is a fantastic addition to any collection. As he’s moved into TV shows and movies over the years, his albums have never suffered or felt like an afterthought. Both of these are filled with great tracks filled with observations and social commentary.
Childish Gambino - Awaken My Love (Click to Buy) - Childish Gambino released yet another masterful album with Awaken My Love in 2016. This is the third album released by Childish Gambino and includes "Redbone" which is arguable one of his best and most popular songs.
Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly (Click to Buy) - The album that put Kendrick Lamar at the top of the Rap mountain, To Pimp A Butterfly, is an amazing album. Dropped in 2015 to widespread acclaim, it would go on to win 5 Grammy’s and go platinum multiple times over. I was blown away by this the first time I heard it and am still just as enthralled by it, 7 years later. Grab this one while you can.