Best Soul Albums/EPs of 2020 (Cril’s Picks)


This list took a little while to come up with as I didn't check for RnB and Soul releases as much as I did Hip Hop this year but this is what I came up with. All of these projects offer something special in terms of the soul sound that I certainly vibe with.

1. Teyana Taylor - The Album
2. Monique Brooks Roberts - Free
3. Terrace Martin, 9th Wonder, Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper - Dinner Party EP
4. Lianne La Havas - Lianne La Havas
5. Sault - Untitled (Rise)
6. Jeff Bradshaw - Stronger
7. Seba Kapstaad - Konke
8. Pip Millet - Lost In June EP
9. Kirby - Sis. EP
10. Unknown Wav. - Destiny (Unreleased EP)
11. Joya Mooi - Blossom Carefully EP
12. Alecia Renece - Play Vol. 1 EP
13. Thundercat - It Is What It Is
14. Cleo Sol - Rose In The Dark
15. Chloe and Halle - Ungodly Hour
16. Georgia Anne Muldrow (Jyoti) - Mama You Can Bet!
17. Ego Ella Mae - Honey For Wounds
18. Sassy Black - i Be Bae EP
19. Liv.E - Couldn't Wait To Tell You
20. Salaam Remi - Black On Purpose
21. Cee Lo Green - Cee Lo Green Is Thomas Calloway
22. Tiffany Paige and John Robinson - That Magic
23. Eric Roberson - Hear From Here
24. Victoria Monet - Jaguar
25. Ryan Shaw - Imagining Marvin
26. Carlitta Durand - Kismet Green
27. Syleena Johnson - Woman
28. Lindsey Webster - A Woman Like Me
29. Demae - Life Works Out...Usually
30. Larry Graham - Chillin'

Honorable Mentions: (In No Particular Order)

Bilal - Voyage 19 EP

Mahalia - Isolation Tapes EP

Meenoosha - Airs About Hair Vol. 1

1968 - LSD (Love, Soul & Devotion)

Kim Cage Riley - Family Friends and Favors


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