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Don’t Speak: The Best Songs of Q3 2022 [Playlist]

The finest new music of the last three months (on Spotify)
Don’t Speak: The Best Songs of Q3 2022 [Playlist]

Hello. It’s time for another one of my playlists compiling the best new tracks (available on Spotify) released in the past three months. These compilations are always divided into two CD-R-sized sets, as nature—and Sony, Phillips, or whoever your favored blank CD manufacturer was back in the day—intended. You can browse the back catalogue going back to 2014 on my Spotify profile. The quarterly playlist will always be available for free subscribers, but please consider becoming a paying subscriber for all past and future exclusives.

Don’t Speak: The Best Songs of Q3 2022 [Playlist]

Disc One

01. Stormzy: “Mel Made Me Do It”
02. Delivery: “Baeder Meinhof”
03. Art Moore: “Sixish”
04. Arctic Monkeys: “There’d Better Be a Mirrorball”
05. Steve Lacy: “Sunshine” featuring Fousheé
06. DOMi & JD Beck: “BOWLiNG” featuring Thundercat
07. Frankie Cosmos: “Aftershock”
08. John Legend: “Honey” featuring Muni Long
09. Rahiem Supreme & WiFiGawd: “Drifting in the Rain”
10. Vel Nine: “This I Know”
11. Westside Gunn: “Big Ass Bracelet”
12. Cam’ron & A-Trak: “Dipset Acrylics” featuring Mr. Vegas
13. Larry June: “Don’t Check Me”
14. Nef The Pharaoh: “Old Enough”
15. Chip Wickham: “Tubby Chaser”
16. Kaidi Tatham: “Any Flavour”
17. qwasi & XXXX In Stereo: “Instant Karma”
18. Freddie Gibbs: “Space Rabbit”
19. Joey Bada$$: “Survivors Guilt”

Disc Two

01. The Game: “Money Cash Clothes” featuring A$AP Rocky
02. Duke Deuce: “JUST SAY THAT (Remix)” featuring Quavo & GloRilla
03. Ab-Soul: “Moonshooter”
04. TiaCorine: “Dipset”
05. The Koreatown Oddity: “SOMETHING OR NOTHING?” featuring Rose Tan
06. Lakeyah “Real Bitch: featuring Gloss Up
07. 03 Greedo: “Drop Down” featuring Mike Free & KenTheMan
08. Gifted Gab: “Petty – Geemix”
09. TraviS & Elzzz: “Rain”
10. Blimes: “soonish”
11. Prodigy: “You Will See” featuring Berto Rich
12. Meyhem Layren & Daringer: “Black Vladimir”
14. RikShaw: “Limited Edition”
15. Tnfw Nique: “BDF (BABY DADDY FREE)”
16. Jay Fizzle: “Nike Check”
17. ScareDaCat: “what’s the use?”
18. DJ Drama & OMB Peezy” “Real Shit” featuring Morray
19. Bitchin Bajas: “Amorpha”
20. Amanda Shires: “Take it Like a Man”

The Top 10 Albums of Q3 2022

01. Steve Lacy: Gemini Rights
02. The Game: DRILLMATIC Heart vs. Mind
03. Freddie Gibbs: $oul $old $eparately
05. Westside Gunn: Peace “Fly” God
06. Beyoncé: RENAISSANCE
07. Meyhem Lauren & Daringer: Black Vladimir
08. Larry June: Spaceships on the Blade
09. Cam’ron: U Wasn’t There
10. Chip Wickham: Cloud 10

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