Hip-Hop albums and mixtapes everywhere are missing, delayed and nowhere to be found. Artists have publicized their album and promoted their release dates yet, when the date arrives, the music doesn’t. Days later still no music. We’ve seen rappers from Drake to his arch rival Meek Mill have keep their fans waiting for weeks and months.
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Why is this? Some speculate it's to make the best possible product. Other speculate reasons not relating to music all together. Could it be both? Meek Mill is in legal trouble while Young Thug has delayed his album in hope for a new title.
Yet, there’s hope. Artists like Kanye West and Rihanna have released their respective albums, The Life of Pablo and Anti, after a short delay. Both have been critically acclaimed as great albums so maybe the delay wasn’t that bad after all.
Hopefully, the delay affects the other albums in a similar manner. If so, we should be in for a great year when they release.