WDT's favourite albums of 2016

Sure, it's that time of the year. Sure everyone's started to roll out top 10s. But  2016 has been - undoubtedly - a really prolific music year. We saw some of our all-time favourites dropping new (meaningful) releases and some othersrising exponentially.   Here's the 10 albums that deserved to be in our top ten(s) this year.

Ambassa's Top 10 of 2016

  1. Childish Gambino - Awaken, My Love!
  2. Alicia Keys -  Here
  3. Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
  4. A Tribe Called Quest -  We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service
  5. Common - Black America Again
  6. Anderson Paak - Malibu
  7. Solange -  A Seat At The Table
  8. NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
  9. Robert Glasper - Art Science
  10. The Frightrns - Nothing More To Say

Fabrizio Festa's Top 10 of 2016

  1. Babyfather – "BBF" Hosted By DJ Escrow
  2. Brian eno - the ship
  3. The Sprawl - E.P.1. (technically it's from late 2015, but the sound is so futuristic that it could be from 2046)
  4. Sylvia - Senza Fare Rumore
  5. Skepta - Konnichiwa
  6. Count Ossie - Tales Of Mozambique
  7. Obadikah - Obadikah
  8. Kuba Kapsa Ensamble - Vantdraught 4
  9. Sélébéyone - Sélébéyone 
  10. BadBadNotGood - IV

Nichola Richard's Top 10 of 2016

  1. Solange - A Seat at the Table
  2. Charles Bradley - Changes
  3. Beyonce - Lemonade
  4. Kendrick Lemar - Untitled Unmastered
  5. Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band -55
  6. Tribe Called Quest - We've Got it From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service
  7. Childish Gambino - Awaken My Love 
  8. Yussef Kamaal - Black Focus
  9. Horus Records- Lo-Fi Showcase Part 3
  10. Luke Cage Sound Track