This October fans of rap and R&B music will be blessed with new projects by some of the industries finest. This Friday the 13th, you can expect albums from DVSN and of course from Mr. “Woptober” himself. Though it is officially Fall and Fab hasn’t given us the summer time shootout 3 he promised us, you can expect some new music from him in the later parts of this month. But one artist that is slept on, but is probably singing the hook on one of your favorite songs will bless the culture with a project of his own.
On the 27th of October Ty Dolla, $ign will drop his 3rd rendition of his Beach House series. In terms of a featured artist, Ty Dolla $ign is the seasoning on an “iight” piece of chicken…It’s edible at first, but once you throw that lawry’s on, it becomes an experience. Yes, he is one of the top feature artists in the game, but he is also one of the most slept on artist when it comes to his own work.
Let’s take it back to 2015. Free TC, a body of intricate work that centers around the incarceration of his brother, was the beginning of a musical journey that I continue to embark on to this day. Dolla $ign exposed his versatility with ballads like “Horses in the Stable”. He dabbled in pop with “Bring it out of me.” He also satisfied the ears of trap lovers with his single Blasé. Doing all this without sacrificing an increment of SLAP. From track 1 to 20 this qualifies as a no skip.
His most recent project, Campaign, was released in 2016. The album’s theme comes from the election. Specifically, on the possibility of the current president, Donald Trump’s election into office. With songs like “No Justice”, he targets injustices and social issues while still providing the listener with something to vibe to. He takes the versatility that he proved to have with Free TC and came with that same energy. With features with many other A-listers like Future, Migos, and Travis Scott, to name a few, he bodied the trap/rap category. Specifically with songs like“??? (Where)” and “Campaign”. Of course, he also catered to the female audience with songs like “R&B” and “Juice”. All together I am giving this project a solid 9/10.
All that being said, on October 27th, please take an hour out of your day and check out this project. Then take another two hours and check out the projects listed above, you can thank me later.