Dhruva Balram

Toro y Moi – ‘Mahal’ review: Californian experimentalist offers a pastiche to suit every taste

The artist's seventh album is a divine demonstration of genre-blending, psychedelic electronic music

Pusha T – ‘It’s Almost Dry’ review: Virginia legend still going strong in his rap tenure

The 44-year-old's latest proves that true lyricism is the key to longevity in the rap game

Syd – Broken Hearts Club’ review: arguably the R&B star’s strongest project to date

Album two was conceived as a collection of love songs – until heartache struck

Little Simz – ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’ review: stunning introspection from a true great

The much-lauded London rapper melds razor-sharp lyricism, moving vulnerability and compassionate storytelling as she ascends to the level of legends

Fredo – ‘Independence Day’ review: gritty but unmemorable road-rap

The west London rapper returns to his road-rap roots on his second album of the year

Sons of Kemet – ‘Black To The Future’ review: rage, resentment – and hope

This is the experimental jazz quartet's incendiary evocation of Black Lives Matter

AJ Tracey – ‘Flu Game’ review: UK rapper remains in a league of his own

The Londoner bills himself as music's Michael Jordan with an ode the player's infamous 1997 match

ZAYN – ‘Nobody Is Listening’ review: ex-boybander crafts quietly purposeful pop

The former One Directioner's last album 'Icarus Falls', was a critical hit but commercial flop. Here he swaps maximalism for simplicity

AJ Tracey – ‘Secure The Bag! 2’ EP review: UK rap don goes back to his roots with surprise release

This sequel is a largely a solo affair designed to showcase the MC's unique talent
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