19 Mar

The 10 Most Anticipated Albums of 2018

Music we can’t wait to hear from Cardi B to Artic Monkeys

Written By Sarah Ben Romdane

As Migos have released their hotly anticipated album Culture II, we’ve decided to round up all the exciting records you should be keeping an eye out for this year.

 

Cardi B

 

 

The unofficial ‘Queen of the Bronx’ (and Offset’s soon-to-be wife) is releasing the single most anticipated debut album of the year. With six singles on the Billboard Hot 100 list, we’re pretty sure Cardi is about to release our future favourite songs to get turnt to.

 

Frank Ocean

 

 

Frank has been teasing fans with cryptic posts and unannounced tracks – such as ‘Chanel’ for months now. “If you loved 2017, you’ll love 2018”, he declared. We’re already impatient.

 

Kanye West

 

 

With rumors swirling that Kanye’s been cooped up in his Wyoming mountain studio recording his next album, and rapper Talib Kweli having ‘grammed a photo of Kanye stood beside Mos Def with the caption “2018 looking good…” speculation of the new Yeezy record dropping has reached new heights.

 

A$AP Rocky

 

 

Pretty Flacko has been hinting at a new album release over the past few months, and affirmed his upcoming LP is going to be boldly daring and different from his previous releases. We’re ready for it.

 

Sky Ferreira

 

 

The singer-turned-actress hasn’t released music since her debut album in 2013. And having just announced that her second album will be released on or around March (and will incorporate cinematic visuals) – we couldn’t be more excited.

 

Arctic Monkeys

 

 

The Arctic Monkeys have set the bar quite high for their sixth album, as their last LP ‘AM’ was number one in the UK Charts, and is the highest-selling vinyl of the last decade. Tour dates are already out and we’re getting tickets.

 

Jorja Smith

 

 

We’ve all fallen in love with the 20-year old British singer and muse to Drake. Jorja can do it all, from melancholic tracks to club hits. 2018 is about to be the year of the consecration.

 

The Internet

 

 

California’s finest band, The Internet, haven’t dropped a group project for over a year —  but that’s not to say that their solo releases haven’t been dropped in abundance. Syd’s album ‘FIN’, Steve Lacy’s ‘Demo’ and Matt Martians’ ‘Drum Chord’ will continue playing in our earphones until the follow up to Ego Death comes out.

 

Tommy Genesis

 

 

In February, Awful Records’ Tommy Genesis dropped ‘Lucky’, a new reggae-inspired, tropical single from her debut album simply entitled ‘Genesis’The long-awaited album is expected to sound eclectic and daring, as Tommy obeyed no rules when recording it – according to an interview with Noisey.

 

Post Malone

 

 

Initially said to be release in December, Malone’s new album ‘Beerbons & Bentleys’ still hasn’t dropped. We’re still listening to Rockstar (featuring 21 Savage) as a consolation prize, while we still wait “a little while” for the release, as he tweeted.