The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

Drake released More Life last week. A mixtape of 22 tracks. Loaded with guest features and absorbing and adopting musical styles from across the global African diaspora. Much has been said about the genre-hopping album and the way its optimized. To capitalize on current streaming trends. But what has been glossed over is how More Life fits into a broader trend of artists. Putting out ‘stop-gap’ releases between major album projects. Drake described More Life…

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