2018 was without a doubt the year for hip-hop. From up and coming artists like Famous Dex and Lil Baby to your favorite on repeat like Drake and Cardi B, there was no shortage of new music to listen to. With the new year drawing near we’re recapping some of the tracks that made the most noise.
Sheck Wes created an anthem for the clubs and mosh pits with “Mo Bamba” which reached top 10 status on Billboards Hot 100 chart. Another new artist making waves this year was Juice Wrld with “Lucid Dreams.” This track was Soundclouds most listened to song of 2018.
Other songs like Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” and Drake’s “God’s Plan” were accompanied with some impactful visuals you can watch here.
When talking about memorable moments in music there are a few to take into account. Eminem released his album Kamikaze at the end of August which caught everyone by surprise, in addition to the rap battle him and Machine Gun Kelly went in on. Another moment was from none other than Mr. Kanye West with his June take over releasing Ye, K.T.S.E with Teyana Taylor, Kids See Ghosts with Kid Cudi, and Nasir with Nas each with their one of a kind album listening parties.
Listen to tracks from all of the artists mentioned and more below, and get ready to gear up for what is to come from hip hop in 2018.