Braden’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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Braden’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (Extended)


R&B   Grime   Hip-hop  Rap  Pop  Electronic  Soul  Rock

1. Frank Ocean – Blonde
Alternative R&B
2. Anderson .Paak – Malibu
Soul / Funk
3. Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
Jazz Rap / Gospel
4. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
Hardcore/Experimental Hip-hop
5. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
Hip-hop
6. KAYTRANADA – 99.9%
Instrumental Hip-hop/R&B
7. ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP
Gangsta Rap / West Coast Hip-hop
8. Rihanna – Anti
Contemporary Pop/R&B
9. Solange – A Seat at the Table
Neo-soul
10. Beyonce – Lemonade
Contemporary Pop / Alternative R&B

 

11. YG- Still Brazy
West Coast Hip-hop / Gangsta Rap
12. Dvsn – Sept. 5th
Contemporary R&B
13. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Alternative Rock
14. A Tribe Called Quest – We Got If From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service
East Coast Hip-hop / Boom Bap
15. Skepta – Konnichiwa
Grime
16. Young Thug – Jeffery
Trap Rap / Southern Hip-hop
17. Ka – Honor Killed The Samurai
Experimental Hip-hop
18. Noname – Telefone
Jazz Rap
19. Drake – Views
Pop Rap
20. Young Thug – Slime Season 3
Trap Rap / Southern Hip-hop

 

21. Kendrick Lamar – untitled, unmastered
Jazz Rap / Conscious Hip-hop
22. David Bowie – Blackstar
Alternative Rock
23. Death Grips – Bottomless Pit
Experimental/Hardcore Hip-hop
24. NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
Neo-soul / Funk
25. ANOHNI – Hopelessness
Art Pop
26. James Blake – The Colour in Anything
Alternative R&B
27. Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
Trap/Pop Rap
28. Night Lovell – Red Teenage Melody
Hip-hop
29. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
Pop
30. Francis and the Lights – Farewell, Starlite!
Alternative Pop

 

31. The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
Pop Rock
32. Gallant – Ology
R&B
33. Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
Neo-soul
34. The Avalanches – Wildflower
Electronic
35. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
Art Pop
36. The Weeknd – Starboy
Pop / Alternative R&B
37. Majid Jordan – Majid Jordan
Contemporary R&B
38. Future – Purple Reign
Trap Rap /Southern Hip-hop
39. Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Electro-funk / Pop
40. Cousin Stizz – Monda
Hip-hop

 

41. Giggs – Landlord
Grime
42. clipping. – Splendor and Misery
Experimental Hip-hop
43. Injury Reserve – Floss
Hardcore Hip-hop
44. Jazz Cartier – Hotel Paranoia
Pop Rap
45. Flume – Skin
Electronic
46. Mitski – Puberty 2
Alternative Rock
47. Baauer – Aa
Electronic
48. Kamaiyah – A Good Night in the Ghetto
West Coast Hip-hop
49. A.CHAL – Welcome to Gazi
Alternative R&B
50. Allan Kingdom – Northern Lights
Alternative R&B