I’m a little late with this one. I have a few more on the way, too. Finals and everything. So, I’ll just jump right in. Here are my top 20 favorite albums of 2015, presented with minimal commentary, since I don’t have much to say about them anyway.

20. PAPER GODS – Duran Duran

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Best songs: Pressure Off, The Universe Alone

Worst song: You Kill Me With Silence

19. IN COLOUR – Jamie xx

  

Best songs: I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times), Gosh

Worst song: Obvs

18. UNBREAKABLE – Janet Jackson

  

Best songs: BURNITUP!, No Sleeep

Worst song: Lessons Learned

17. BEAUTY BEHIND THE MADNESS – The Weeknd

  

Best songs: In the Night, Can’t Feel My Face, Tell Your Friends

Worst song: Acquainted

16. COMPTON: A SOUNDTRACK – Dr. Dre

  

Best songs: Deep Water, Satisfiction, Darkside/Gone

Worst song: Talking to My Diary

15. THE ALBUM ABOUT NOTHING – Wale

  

Best songs: The Pessimist, The Girl on Drugs, The Glass Egg

Worst song: The One Time in Houston

14. TWELVE REASONS TO DIE II – Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge

  

Best songs: Get the Money, Return of the Savage

Worst song: Death’s Invitation

13. RATCHET – Shamir

  

Best songs: Make a Scene, Call It Off, Darker

Worst song: Youth

12. PSYCADELIK THOUGHTZ

  

Best songs: Confucius, Joburg

Worst song: Plain Jane

11. BLURRYFACE – Twenty One Pilots

  

Best songs: The Judge, Message Man, Heavydirtysoul

Worst song: Stressed Out

10. SUMMERTIME ’06 – Vince Staples

  

Best songs: Lift Me Up, Jump Off the Roof, Norf Norf

Worst song: Hang N Bang

9. AT. LONG. LAST. A$AP – A$AP Rocky

  

Best songs: Fine Whine, Everyday, Holy Ghost

Worst song: L$D

8. ALL WE NEED – Raury

  

Best songs: Devil’s Whisper, Forbidden Knowledge, CPU

Worst song: Love Is Not a Four Letter Word

7. TETSUO AND YOUTH – Lupe Fiasco

  

Best songs: Prisoner 1 and 2, Mural, Adoration of the Magi

Worst song: Chopper

6. E•MO•TION – Carly Rae Jepsen

  

Best songs: Gimmie Love, I Really Like You, Run Away With Me

Worst song: LA Hallucinations

5. PURPOSE – Justin Bieber

  
Best songs: Sorry, The Feeling, I’ll Show You

Worst song: No Pressure

4. THE EPIC – Kamasi Washington

  

Best songs: Change of the Guard, Re Run Home, The Message

Worst song: Isabelle

3. SURF – Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment

  

Best songs: Warm Enough, Rememory, Wanna Be Cool

Worst song: Something Came to Me

2. HAMILTON (O.B.C.R.) – cast of Hamilton

  

Best songs: Guns and Ships, Aaron Burr Sir, Cabinet Battles, My Shot, Satisfied (there’s a lot of songs on this, OK?)

Worst song: That Would Be Enough

1. TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY – Kendrick Lamar

  

Best songs: u, For Free?, How Much a Dollar Cost, Alright, These Walls

Worst song: Hood Politics

Coming soon: best movies of 2015, best verses of 2015, and maybe actual reviews???? Stay tuned.

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