First and foremost, these best of 2017 lists are MY personal favorites of the year.. my opinion.. so don’t get on me for not having a particular project on them.
I actually have 27 so I’m gonna start with 2 honorable mentions since i didn’t wanna leave these 2 off.
HM #1: “sad for you” by Njomza
Njomza is one of Mac Miller‘s artists and she’s truly a gem, I was already drawn by the cover and the songs on here are nice, reminds me a little of Lana Del Rey. “sad for you” & “baggage” are my favorite songs.
HM #2: “Fear Of The Unknown” by Raahiem
I think Rory played one of his songs on Joe’s podcast but this project gives me dvsn vibes and of course some maxwell influence. “dive” & “breathe (interlude)” are my favorite songs.
25. “Colours 2” by partynextdoor
This is some of the best songs i’ve heard since partynextdoor two, p3 was iight but this EP got him back on track. “Peace Of Mind” & “Rendezvous” are my favorite songs.
24. “Confidently Lost” by Sabrina Claudio
I forgot who put me on to her music but i’ve been in love ever since, her voice is pleasing to hear. “Too Much Too Late” & “Orion’s Belt” are my favorite songs.
23. “H.E.R., Vol. 2” by H.E.R.
Another pleasing voice to hear, she gets better with every project.. oh and the beats on this are fire. “Say It Again” & “I Won’t” are my favorite songs.
22. “None Of The Clocks Work” by Amir Obè
Amir has been putting out high quality music ever since he was Phreshy Duzit, he should be bigger than he is.. love this cover too. “Wish You Well” & “Enemies” are my favorite songs.
21. “Passion & Patience” by Ye Ali
TrapHouseJodeci doesn’t miss out here, always putting out that pregnancy scare music. “Closer” & “Mixing” are my favorite songs.
20. “Bong Rips” by Wiz Khalifa
Wiz was lowkey snappin’ on these songs and Chevy & Desiigner came thru with some nice hooks. “Steam Room” & “Credit” are my favorite songs.
19. “The Jetlanta EP” by Cornerboy P, Curren$y & T.Y.
I’m not the biggest fan of Cornerboy P but he sounds good on this and the beats are cold. “Money Put Away” & “I Remember” are my favorite songs.
18. “Nyck @ Knight” by Nyck Caution & Kirk Knight
Clever ass title, Nyck and Kirk both spazzin’ all over this.. a collab project done the right way. “All Night“, “Audiopium” & “Wake up” are my favorite songs.
17. “Magnolia” by Buddy
Mike & Keys really laced Buddy with some fire beats on this, don’t sleep on Buddy. “4 The Record” & “That Much” are my favorite songs.
16. “The Motivational Speech” by Curren$y
Lex Luger blessed Spitta with these beats, i don’t expect nothing less than fire from this duo. “Get To It” & “Lavendar” are my favorite songs.
15. “Fantasy Island” by Jay Worthy
Collabs with The Alchemist are always fire to me and i love this cover. “Stepping Out” & “Lost My Lex” are my favorite songs.
14. “Tell The Truth: Shame The Devil” by Stalley
Never thought i’d see a Stalley featuring Migos song and it sound amazing too. “Jean Jacket“, “Turtle Van” & “My Line” are my favorite songs.
13. “You Only Live 2wice” by Freddie Gibbs
Good to see Gangsta Gibbs back and snappin’ as usual.. this felt like an album. “20 Karat Jesus” & “Crushed Glass” are my favorite songs.