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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