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Album artwork of 'Run the Jewels 2' by Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 2 Run the Jewels

Growling beats, echoing synths, and dark use of space lend themselves well to El-P and Killer Mike’s delivery: severe, angry, and macho, yet also great fun.

Vinyl record of Kendrick Lamar's album DAMN. on a turntable

Our 10 favourite albums of 2017

It's the end of the year, and that means it's time for fond remembrances of the best bits. From hip-hop to folk to R&B to rock, here lies our favourite albums of 2017.

By Michael Clark, Frederick O'Brien, Gabriel Sutton, Andrew Bridge, André Dack & Marcus Lawrence

Album artwork of 'Straight Outta Compton' by N.W.A.

Straight Outta Compton N.W.A.

It has its lulls, but when Straight Outta Compton blows hot it feels unstoppable. N.W.A. modelled a spirit of expression impossible to ignore.

Album artwork of 'A Written Testimony' by Jay Electronica

A Written Testimony Jay Electronica

A distinctive project that showcases exactly what Jay Electronica is all about. With a little help from a friend, of course.

Album artwork of 'RTJ4' by Run the Jewels

RTJ4 Run the Jewels

El-P and Mike are on the frontline now. Here the duo stand up to be counted for what they really are: rappers, producers, activists, husbands, citizens.

Screenshot of the music video for "Me In 20 Years" by Moses Sumney

Our 10 favourite singles of 2020

This year has been... testing, to put it mildly. Music's magic has been a valuable support for many of us. Some would say essential. Here are the songs that kept us afloat.

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Gabriel Sutton, Frederick O'Brien, Andrew Bridge & André Dack

Run the Jewels performing live

Our 10 favourite albums of 2020

Music took on new meaning this year. For many of us it was the only remedy; at times, a vital kickstart. New releases became sources of vigour and inspiration

By Rachael Davis, Marcus Lawrence, Frederick O'Brien, André Dack, Gabriel Sutton & Andrew Bridge