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Overview of the events of 2018 in hip hop music, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation, "Kevin Gates Released From Prison: Report", "Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana Dead at 27", "Multi-Platinum Memphis Producer Ensayne Wayne Killed In Atlanta Shooting", "Rick Ross Hospitalized With Possible Pneumonia After Being Found Unresponsive", "Former Bad Boy Star Craig Mack Reportedly Passes Away", "Lloyd Banks Ends Shortest Retirement In Rap History", "Jeezy Says "TM 104" Will Be His Last Album", "Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize | Pitchfork", "JAY-Z Eager To Celebrate Meek Mill's Prison Release", "Offset From Migos Sent To Hospital After Car Crash In Atlanta, Cardi B Blames A 'Crackhead, "Rappers Trippie Redd & Lil Wop Arrested After Alleged Brawl", "Pittsburgh Rapper Jimmy Wopo Killed In Hill District Shooting", "XXXTentacion Killer Arrested and X's Mom Celebrates", "Azealia Banks Cancels 'Fantasea II' Album, Says She Would Love to See Wendy Williams 'Die On Air, "DJ Ready Red, hip hop group Geto Boys' first DJ and producer, dead at 53", https://hiphopdx.com/news/id.48316/title.ty-dolla-sign-led-away-in-handcuffs-after-atlanta-drug-search, http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2018/09/young-thug-charged-eight-felonies-georgia-arrest/, "Lil Xan Announces He's Quitting Music Due To Mac Miller's Death", "Hip Hop Mourns Death Of Prominent Atlanta DJ Speakerfoxxx", "Paul Wall Releases New Album 'Bounce Backs Over Setbacks, "Dizzy Wright Drops New Project 'Don't Tell Me It Can't Be Done' f/ Logic, Kid Ink, and More", "Thouxanbanfauni Drops 'The Lost Files' Project", "Premiere: Fetty Wap Drops New Project 'Bruce Wayne, "Fleurever by Jazz Cartier on Apple Music", "Bones Drops Surprise New Full-Length Project, 'LivingSucks, "T-Pain Drops 'Everything Must Go Vol. Replay. Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, and the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart in 2018. On October 10, Gilbert Izquierdo, A.K.A. Artists like JAY-Z, Cardi B, J. Cole, and Eminem all blessed us with exceptional verses this year. No Sun, "Vita ce n'Ã¨ in Eros Ramazzotti, arriva il nuovo album e la tournÃ©e", "Rita Ora confirms new album release date after Phoenix was 'leaked, "J.I.D drops sophomore album DiCaprio 2: Stream", "News: The 1975 confirm release date for 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships'! For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see 2018 in music. This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year 2018. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With Second-Largest Debut of 2018", "Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter V' Debuts at No. Donald Glover) that juxtaposes the success of African-American entertainers with the suffering of poor African-American communities harmed by gun violence and police brutality. Music; Sexy Rap Music Videos 2018 21 Sexy Videos From Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, and More of 2018's Top Rappers. Here are Complex's picks for the best rap verses of 2018. 1" EP", "YBN Nahmir, YBN Cordae and YBN Almighty Jay 'YBN: The Mixtape': Listen to New Songs With Wiz Khalifa and More", "Stream YoungBoy Never Broke Again's New Project 'Decided, https://www.thefader.com/2018/08/07/noname-new-album-room-25-out-in-september, "Cypress Hill Preview New LP 'Elephants on Acid' With Psychedelic Song 'Band of Gypsies, "Logic Announces 'Young Sinatra IV' Album With New "YSIV Freestyle, "Action Bronson Drops New Album 'White Bronco,' Announces Departure From Vice", "K Camp Constructs A "RARE Sound" On New Album", "Kris Wu Drops Debut Album 'Antares' Featuring Rich The Kid, Travis Scott, Jhené Aiko", "Metro Boomin drops Not All Heroes Wear Capes", "MoneyBagg Yo Drops 'RESET,' His Third Project of the Year", "Styles P Keeps The Streets Satiated With "Dime Bag, "Swizz Beatz Delivers "Poison" Featuring Nas, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, & More", "Takeoff shares solo album The Last Rocket", "#DXCLUSIVE: Compton's Most Wanted's Tha Chill Returns With "Automatic" Video", "Vince Staples 'FM!' We run down the best rap songs of 2018. No Sun. Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage. He has written about music and ... GQ, Esquire, The Sondheim Review, and more. 1,' First Album in Eight Years", "Elisa lancia Se Piovesse il Tuo Nome (aspettando l'album Diari Aperti)", "Watch Gang Of Youths Perform With Strings On 'MTV Unplugged Melbourne, "Haken announce fifth studio album Vector", "Jessie J Announces First Christmas Album, Feat. ", "Troy Cassar-Daley Announces Long Awaited Double 'Greatest Hits' Album + New Single 'Wouldn't Change a Thing, "Allie X Teases Upcoming Album 'Super Sunset': 'It's a Search For Connection in a Heartless Place, "Allie X Releases New Single 'Little Things, "Black Eyed Peas Release 'Masters of the Sun Vol. Announce New Album "Immortelle" Out 9/21", "The Struts announce new album, Young & Dangerous, share "Bulletproof Baby": Stream", "First Spin: Vera Blue releases summery single 'All The Pretty Girls' and new live album", "Barbra Streisand Talks New Album 'Walls' and Its Trump-Dissing Single 'Don't Lie to Me, "For David Archuleta, 'Winter' Is Coming With New Tour and Album: Listen to 'Christmas Every Day, "Dead Can Dance Announce First New Album in 6 Years", "Listen to H.E.R. 15, peaked at No. 23, peaked at No. ", "Review: Takeoff's "The Last Rocket" Reaches The Cosmos", "Gabe Lopez To Release His Spectra Music Group Debut Album "God Bless The Queens" November 9th, 2018", "Imagine Dragons reveal release date for their new album Origins", "Larkin Poe Announce Fourth Album, Venom & Faith", "Muse announce new album, Simulation Theory, unveil "The Dark Side": Stream", "Olly Murs announces a double album of new songs and greatest hits You Know I Know will be released on November 9", "Sabrina Carpenter reveals details of new album "Singular: Act 1, "Sarah Brightman Announces Uplifting New Album 'Hymn,' Tour Dates", "Ted Nugent Reveals Details for The Music Made Me Do It Album", "Boyzone to split after 'final' album and tour", "Conan Gray releases debut EP Sunset Season and fans were meme-ready", "Giorgia ha annunciato "Pop Heart", il suo nuovo album di cover! 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Details New Album You're Not Alone", "Moby Announces Trip-Hop-Inspired New Album 'Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt': Exclusive", "Superorganism announce debut album with 'Everybody Wants To Be Famous' video", "Tory Lanez Unveils Tracklist For "Memories Don't Die, "Calum Scott Confirms April Shows, Announces Debut Album 'Only Human, "Datarock prep first LP in nine years (listen to "Laugh in the Face of Darkness")", "David Byrne's first solo album in 14 years is coming this March", "Editors premiere video for new single 'Magazine' and share details of new album 'Violence, "Judas Priest Premiere New Song, "Lightning Strike, "Lil Yachty announces "Lil Boat 2" release date", "Watch Rick and Morty announce Logic's new mixtape 'Bobby Tarantino II, "Myles Kennedy To Release Debut Solo Album 'Year Of The Tiger, "Premiere: Stream Ocean Alley's funk monster of a new album 'Chiaroscuro, "Suicidal Tendencies To Release 'Get Your Fight On!' • On January 10, Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates was released from prison on parole after serving nine months of a 30-month sentence for gun possession. 2 on the, This page was last edited on 2 December 2020, at 11:57. Take one of 2018’s number one “Hot Rap Songs” track, “This is America,” a melodic wake-up call by Childish Gambino (a.k.a. Toker of. Februar und startet seine Tour im April", "Jonna Lee, the Artist Formerly Known as iamamiwhoami, Races Against Time to Leave a Legacy Before She's Gone", "Ought Announce New Album Room Inside the World, Share New Song: Listen", "PoliÃ§a Announce New Album Music for the Long Emergency", "Pop Evil Reveal Self-Titled Album Release Plans, Unleash Single 'Waking Lions, "Senses Fail Release New Single & Announce New Album, "If There Is Light, It Will Find You, "Nicolas Jaar Quietly Dropped an Album Last Week and Almost Nobody Noticed", "Danielle Nicole Premieres New Song, "Save Me," Featuring Kenny Wayne Shepherd", "Vance Joy Reveals Artwork & Release Date For New Album, 'Nation Of Two, "Ruby Fields' debut EP nurses the wounds of growing up and proves she's an Aus-rock force to be reckoned with", "Alma Announces Heavy Rules Mixtape Ft. MÃ, Kiiara, Tove Stryke + Worldwide Tour", "Andrew W.K. drops new mini EP THRICE X", "Birdman and Jacquees Reconnect on 'Lost at Sea 2, "ATL Rapper Lil Gotit Shares Debut Project 'Hood Baby, "Mike Will Made It Unleashes Star Studded "Creed II" Soundtrack", "Yella Beezy Drops "Ain't No Goin' Bacc" Featuring T.I., Kevin Gates, & More", "Jaden Smith Touches Down With "The Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story, "Boosie Badazz Releases Blues Album 'Boosie Blues Cafe, "JR Writer, Hell Rell & 40 Cal Come Through With New EP "The Upstage, "QC's Kollision Delivers His New "Not For Nothing" Mixtape", "The Diplomats share new album Diplomatic Ties", "Benny The Butcher Puts The Streets On His Back For "Tana Talk 3, "Paul Wall Drops Off His New Mixtape "Frozen Face Vol. The R&B Songs and Rap Songs charts partly serve as distillations of the overall R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart", "Astroworld by Travis Scott Reviews and Tracks", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2018_in_hip_hop_music&oldid=991900813, Articles needing additional references from December 2018, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Mad Love, Interscope, Trust Me Danny Records, Quality Control, Motown, Capitol, Wolfpack Music Group, 4 Pockets Full, Canonize Productions, Majik Ninja, INgrooves, Ten Thousand Projects, LLC/Capitol Records, Quality Control, YSL, Motown, Capitol, Wolfpack, 4 Pockets Full, N-Less, Interscope, Collective, Bread Gang, Private Club, Commission Music, BMG Rights, Quality Control Music, Motown Records, Capitol Records, Quality Control, Motown, Capitol, Wolfpack, 4 Pockets Full, Black Migo Gang, Freebandz, 1017 Brick Squad, Travis Scott featuring Juice WRLD and Sheck Wes, On February 10, Ensayne Wayne, a multi-platinum producer from. Childish Gambino’s “This is America” is … Boyz II Men â 'If You Leave Me Now, "Loreena McKennitt Premieres Ronald Wright-Inspired 'Lost Souls, "BTS' new album Love Yourself: Tear tops Amazon's pre-orders", "Courtney Barnett Announces New Album and Tour, Shares New Song: Listen", "Five Finger Death Punch To Release 'And Justice For None' Album In May; Massive Summer Tour Announced", "James Bay announces new album, single, and UK and world tour dates", "Parquet Courts announce new album, Wide Awake!, produced by Danger Mouse", "Listen to Juice Wrld's New Project 'Goodbye & Good Riddance, "A$AP Rocky's New Album 'Testing' Is Here: Listen", "Hear Chvrches' New Song With National Singer Matt Berninger, 'My Enemy, "J Balvin on New Album 'Vibras': 'I Want to Bring Something New and Refreshing, "Jessie J Announces 4-Part Rollout for New Album 'R.O.S.E.,' Premieres 'Queen' Music Video", "Lordi To Release 'Sexorcism' Album In May", "Pusha-T Details New Kanye-Produced Album DAYTONA", "Shawn Mendes Shares Artwork, Track List and Release Date for New Album", "Snow Patrol tease fans with video to announce new album release date", "Ben Howard is back with a new album, a new single and a UK tour", "Father John Misty Trades Humor for Heartbreak on God's Favorite Customer", "Hear Kanye West's New Album 'Ye' on All Major Streaming Services", "Natalie Prass Displays Danceable Perseverance on The Future and the Past", "Working it: The Presets deliver a stand-out album with Hi-Viz", "Roger Daltrey â "As Long As I Have You, "Dierks Bentley's Album 'The Mountain' to Feature Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne", "Joana Marte lanÃ§a primeiro Ã¡lbum nas plataformas digitais", "Jorja Smith announces debut album, Lost & Found", "Kanye and Kid Cudi Release New Album Kids See Ghosts: Listen", "Lily Allen details new album, shares two songs", "Lykke Li shares two new singles from so sad so sexy", "Hear Sugarland's Optimistic New Song 'Bigger, "5SOS Drop Acoustic Version of "Youngblood, "Buddy Guy Announces New Album, 'The Blues Is Alive and Well, "Christina Aguilera on 'Longing for Freedom' & Her Hip-Hop-Inspired Return to Music", "Review: Chromeo's 'Head Over Heels' Clings to a Proven R&B Formula", "Gin Blossoms Return With Tom Petty-Inspired 'Break': Premiere", "Jess + Matt's Forthcoming Album Songs From The Village", "Johnny Marr announces new album 'Call The Comet' and album launch shows â watch the exclusive trailer", "Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda announces new solo album, Post Traumatic", "Kanye West Is Producing a New Nas Album, Due in June", "Rico Nasty is serving face on "Nasty" album cover", "Sophie: Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides", "BeyoncÃ© and Jay-Z's New Album Is Like the Satisfying Finale of a Prestige Drama", "Bebe Rexha to Release Debut Album EXPECTATIONS 6/22", "Gang Gang Dance announce Kazuashita, their first album in seven years", "Jack River walks us through her incredible debut album, Sugar Mountain", "Marshmello Teases New Single From 'Joytime II, "Nine Inch Nails announce new album, Bad Witch", "Panic! 30 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2018 This year saw releases from rap’s biggest names, but it still felt like a changing of the guard for the genre Updated April 16, 2018 Over the years, R&B and hip-hop artists have joined forces to produce some amazing songs. After breaking out last year with “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B had a lot to live up to. Just like rap songs, rap … No Future. Shawn is also the former editor-in-chief of Rap ... a critically acclaimed hip-hop podcast. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Kamikaze, "J. 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On June 21, XXXTentacion's mother announced at a candlelight vigil that the police had arrested Dedrick Williams, one of the men involved in XXXTentacion's death. If you enjoyed listening to this one, maybe you will like: 1. We recommend you to check other playlists or our favorite music charts. I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life, Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt, Revamp: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin, Restoration: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Vaxis â Act I: The Unheavenly Creatures. If you enjoyed listening to this one, maybe you will like: 1. ... and rhythm and blues music genres who interviewed dozens of artists and appeared in documentaries. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart", "Kanye West Earns Eighth No. Gangster Rap Mix | Best Gangster Hip Hop Music 2018 - YouTube Reviews, ratings, news and more. 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