the legend-in-the-making just released his first official album and it's an instant classic. the brooklyn-born wiz kid came with the heaviest triple-decker in 2019 hip-hop: poetically healthy lyricism, laid-back lo-fi boom-bap and a vibe so authentically independent it will forever be recognizable. this is one of those albums that's so rich from start to finish it's impossible to pick your favorite track - and there's nineteen of them.
kota the friend is the future, and the future is now. tell your friends to wake the fuck up.