DJ and producer Honey Dijon’s album Black Girl Magic is on our shortlist of the best releases out on Nov. 18.

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The rapper Roddy Ricch returns this week with the third installment in his Feed Tha Streets series, an emotional and potent collection of stories about fame, fatherhood and growing up in Compton. We give Feed Tha Streets III a listen on this week’s show and talk about the ways Ricch navigates his way through a minefield of sadness, anxiety and defiant hope.

We’ve also got a soaring, majestic new album from Weyes Blood, the second full-length from DJ and producer Honey Dijon, the Norwegian duo Röyksopp and more. Contributor Cyrena Touros joins WXPN’s John Morrison, Radio Milwaukee’s Tarik Moody and host Robin Hilton as they share their picks for the best releases out on Nov. 18.

Featured Albums:

  1. Roddy Ricch — Feed Tha Streets III
    Featured Songs: “King Size,” “Fade Away,” “Letter 2 My Son”
  2. Weyes Blood — And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow
    Featured Songs: “It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody,” “The Worst Is Done,” “God Turn Me Into a Flower,” “In Holy Flux”
  3. Röyksopp — Profound Mysteries III
    Featured Songs: “The Night (feat. Alison Goldfrapp),” “Just Wanted To Know (feat. Astrid S),” “The Next Day (feat. Jamie Irrepressible)”
  4. Honey Dijon — Black Girl Magic
    Featured Songs: “Downtown (feat. Annette Brown & Nikki-O),” “Work (feat. Cor.Ece, Dave Giles II & Mike Dunn),” “Love Is A State Of Mind (feat. Ramona Renea),” “Drama (feat. Rimarkable & Dope Earth Alien)”
  5. Cautious Clay — Thin Ice On The Cake
    Featured Songs: “Burning Up Slow,” “Camp Anonymous,” “Sarah Tonin”

Lightning Round:

  • Daniel Bachman — Almanac Behind
  • dumhi — Uncle Miles
  • Fousheé — softCORE

Other notable releases for Nov. 18:

  • -(16)-  — Into Dust
  • Adrian Quesada — Jaguar Sound
  • Billy Strings — Me/And/Dad
  • Brockhampton — The Family
  • Caitlin Rose — CAZIMI
  • Icewear Vezzo — Paint the City
  • Krill — Alarm No Hris (vinyl reissue)
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse — World Record
  • Peggy Lee — Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota (50th Anniv. Ed.)
  • Phony Ppl — Euphonyus
  • The Wombats — Is This What It Feels Like To Feel Like This?