Listener’s Choices of 2016

Before I reveal the #1 spot, I want to thank you all for reading my reviews for 2016. This has been one of the best years in music that I feel we have heard in awhile. This list is a listener's’ choice compilation of just some of the releases that did not make it up onto my top 16, but are still noteworthy. The list is in no particular order. Please enjoy!

-Sarah Muhammad

Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component Hot Track: “Drowning” ft. BADBADNOTGOOD

Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component

Hot Track: “Drowning” ft. BADBADNOTGOOD

 
A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here...Thank You 4 Your Service Hot Track: “Conrad Tokyo”

A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here...Thank You 4 Your Service

Hot Track: “Conrad Tokyo”

 
The Weeknd - Starboy Hot Track: “Sidewalks” ft. Kendrick Lamar

The Weeknd - Starboy

Hot Track: “Sidewalks” ft. Kendrick Lamar

 
Kaytranada - 99.9% Hot Track: “GLOWED UP” ft. Anderson.Paak

Kaytranada - 99.9%

Hot Track: “GLOWED UP” ft. Anderson.Paak

 
Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine Hot Track: “Dang!” ft. Anderson.Paak

Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine

Hot Track: “Dang!” ft. Anderson.Paak

 
Jamila Woods - HEAVN Hot Track: Blk Girl Soldier

Jamila Woods - HEAVN

Hot Track: Blk Girl Soldier

 
Anderson.Paak - Malibu Hot Track: “Room In Here” ft. The Game and Sonyae Elise

Anderson.Paak - Malibu

Hot Track: “Room In Here” ft. The Game and Sonyae Elise

 
BJ The Chicago Kid - In The Mind “Church” ft. Chance The Rapper

BJ The Chicago Kid - In The Mind

“Church” ft. Chance The Rapper

 
DJ Khaled - Major Key Hot Track: “Nas Album Done” ft. Nas

DJ Khaled - Major Key

Hot Track: “Nas Album Done” ft. Nas

 
TWENTY 88 - TWENTY 88 Hot Track: “On The Way”

TWENTY 88 - TWENTY 88

Hot Track: “On The Way”

 
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman Hot Track: “Side to Side” ft. Nicki Minaj

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Hot Track: “Side to Side” ft. Nicki Minaj

 
A$AP Mob - Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends Hot Track: “Telephone Calls” ft. Tyler, The Creator

A$AP Mob - Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends

Hot Track: “Telephone Calls” ft. Tyler, The Creator

 
Dom Kennedy - Los Angeles Is Not for Sale, Vol. 1 Hot Track: “Dominic, Pt. 2

Dom Kennedy - Los Angeles Is Not for Sale, Vol. 1

Hot Track: “Dominic, Pt. 2

James Blake - The Colour In Anything Hot Track: “Radio Silence”

James Blake - The Colour In Anything

Hot Track: “Radio Silence”

 
Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition Hot Track: “Really Doe” ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Hot Track: “Really Doe” ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Earl Sweatshirt

 
Kid Cudi - Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ Hot Track: Surfin ft. Pharrell Williams

Kid Cudi - Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’

Hot Track: Surfin ft. Pharrell Williams

 
D.R.A.M. - Big Baby D.R.A.M. Hot Track- “Broccoli” ft. Lil Yachty

D.R.A.M. - Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Hot Track- “Broccoli” ft. Lil Yachty

 
Travis Scott - Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Hot Track: “pick up the phone” ft. Young Thug & Quavo

Travis Scott - Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

Hot Track: “pick up the phone” ft. Young Thug & Quavo

 
dvsn - Sept. 5th Hot Track: “Too Deep”

dvsn - Sept. 5th

Hot Track: “Too Deep”

 
Tory Lanez - I Told You Hot Track: “Luv”

Tory Lanez - I Told You

Hot Track: “Luv”

 
Meek Mill - DC4 Hot Track: “Litty” ft. Tory Lanez

Meek Mill - DC4

Hot Track: “Litty” ft. Tory Lanez

 
Ab-Soul - Do What Thou Wilt Hot Track: “The Law” ft. Mac Miller and Rapsody

Ab-Soul - Do What Thou Wilt

Hot Track: “The Law” ft. Mac Miller and Rapsody

 
John Legend - Darkness and Light Hot Track: “Penthouse Floor” ft. Chance The Rapper

John Legend - Darkness and Light

Hot Track: “Penthouse Floor” ft. Chance The Rapper

 
Common - Black America Again Hot Track: “Black America Again” ft. Stevie Wonder

Common - Black America Again

Hot Track: “Black America Again” ft. Stevie Wonder

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