COVID vaccines or negative test results will be required to attend the 2021 edition of Pitchfork Fest, which also features Big Thief, Animal Collective, The Fiery Furnaces, Angel Olsen, Kim Gordon, Ty Segall & Freedom Band, Waxahatchee, and more
The drummer and producer recently released an instrumental jazz album with Madlib, and his 2020 favorites include albums from Freddie Gibbs and Alchemist, Busta Rhymes, Black Thought, Big Sean, Jyoti, and more.
”This year was clarifying in some ways. I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like a change is imminent. Look how many old acts are on my list. That’s not sustainable. We have to give a bit of a mulligan to young acts as they were likely afraid to release in a year they couldn’t tour...”
From Griselda to Freddie Gibbs to Megan Thee Stallion to Run The Jewels to Flo Milli to Pop Smoke to Armand Hammer to J Hus, there's been so much great rap music this year. Here are our picks for the 50 best albums...