WIN | Jay Rock
After releasing what I would consider a hit song from the Black Panther: The Album soundtrack ("King's Dead"), Jay Rock is back. He hasn't released an album since 2015 and aside from a few guest appearances, he had been relatively absent until that soundtrack single release. I felt like that "King's Dead" track was really the first time I had a chance to get into some Jay Rock and I was impressed. Slowly but surely, TDE (Top Dawg Entertainment) is showing that their artists roster is not to be overlooked once you get past Kendrick and SZA. Production on the song is dope and Jay Rock's flow matches it perfectly along with Kendrick on the ad libs. Jay Rock has said that there's an album coming this year, but I haven't found any specifics about the project. I know the TDE tour is going on right now and just started last week so I imagine the album won't be dropping until that is at least is over in June.