50 Favorite Albums of the Year

2016 has been an exciting year for music. From the under the radar to the mainstream, here are some of my favorite releases of the year. (Ranked from "enjoyed on some level" to "I will commit felonies in the name of this album")
  1. 50.
    Starboy - The Weeknd
  2. 49.
    Lil Boat - Lil Yachty
  3. 48.
    Waking at Dawn - Roy Woods
  4. 47.
    Majid Jordan - Majid Jordan
  5. 46.
    The Perfect LUV Tape - Lil Uzi Vert
  6. 45.
    Cozy Tapes, Vol. 1: Friends - A$AP Mob
  7. 44.
    Views - Drake
  8. 43.
    Konnichiwa - Skepta
  9. 42.
    Hymns - Bloc Party
  10. 41.
    Fiancé - Ed Tullett
  11. 40.
    "Awaken, My Love!" - Childish Gambino
  12. 39.
    Yes Lawd! - NxWorries
  13. 38.
    The Long Dark Blue - Swain
  14. 37.
    Big Baby D.R.A.M. - D.R.A.M.
  15. 36.
    Thirst 48 Pt. II - Boogie
  16. 35.
    WORRY. - Jeff Rosenstock
  17. 34.
    Light Upon the Lake - Whitney
  18. 33.
    The Sun's Tirade - Isaiah Rashad
  19. 32.
    Islah - Kevin Gates
  20. 31.
    Malibu - Anderson .Paak
  21. 30.
    Blank Face LP - ScHoolboy Q
  22. 29.
    Purple Reign - Future
  23. 28.
    E•MO•TION Side B - Carly Rae Jepsen
  24. 27.
    Nothing's Real - Shura
  25. 26.
    Holy Ghost - Modern Baseball
  26. 25.
    Still Brazy - YG
  27. 24.
    Pool - Porches
  28. 23.
    Farewell, Starlite! - Francis and the Lights
  29. 22.
    I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it - The 1975
  30. 21.
    Modern Country - William Tyler
  31. 20.
    Atrocity Exhibition - Danny Brown
  32. 19.
    Awkward Pop Songs (Reissue) - Jank
  33. 18.
    The Colour in Anything - James Blake
  34. 17.
    A Seat at the Table - Solange
  35. 16.
    American Football (LP2) - American Football
  36. 15.
    Love You to Death - Tegan and Sara
  37. 14.
    SremmLife 2 - Rae Sremmurd
  38. 13.
    Slime Season 3 - Young Thug
  39. 12.
    untitled unmastered. - Kendrick Lamar
  40. 11.
    Sept. 5th - dvsn
  41. 10.
    Beyond the Bloodhounds - Adia Victoria
  42. 9.
    Freetown Sound - Blood Orange
  43. 8.
    A Sailor's Guide to Earth - Sturgill Simpson
  44. 7.
    MY WOMAN - Angel Olsen
  45. 6.
    JEFFERY - Young Thug
  46. 5.
    We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service - A Tribe Called Quest
  47. 4.
    The Life of Pablo - Kanye West
  48. 3.
    Coloring Book - Chance the Rapper
  49. 2.
    Blonde - Frank Ocean
  50. 1.
    22, A Million - Bon Iver