This year we’ve listened to countless hours of new albums and songs and attended dozens of concerts and are now ready to declare our favorite music of 2017! Listen to this very special year-end episode to hear us discuss the artists who delivered music that inspired us, informed us, entertained us, made us want to dance and put us in that special mood!
We also discuss our favorite singles of the year, our most memorable concerts and the new music we’re craving in 2018.
Our favorite albums list includes:
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN
Jay-Z – 4:44
Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room
Jamila Woods – HEAVN (Check out her video for Blk Girl Soldier )
Khalid – American Teen (Check out his video for Location)
Gorillaz – Humanz
Miguel – War X Leisure (Check out his video for Told You So)
Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black
Earl St. Clair – My Name Is Earl
Sampha – Process (Check out his video for (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano)
SZA – CTRL
Lorde – Melodrama (Listen to Liability)
Valerie June – Order of Time (Watch her live performance of Order of Time)
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Inside Pop is the weekly podcast that dives deep inside the world of pop culture. Television producers Amita Patel and Sean David Johnson bring their knowledge of the entertainment industry and their passion for pop culture to cover the stories you need to know about and care about. Together this dynamic duo brings a welcome diversity (they are African American and Indian American; Male and Female, Gay and Straight, Married and Single and wannabe residents of Sunnydale, CA and Dillon, TX) into the pop culture podcasting landscape.
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