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5 K-R&B Albums That Are Absolute Perfection

Alright so I don't know how to label these 5 albums because they are a mix of pop, r&b, and hip hop...

But regardless they are some of my favorite albums ever and I wanted to share in case anyone was looking for new tunes!

WINNER - S/S

I love every single track on this album. The styling and execution of this debut was so perfect, and their talent is obvious in the fact that the members wrote and collaborated on most of the tracks. I've bolded some of the tracks you should really give a listen to!
Empty (공허해)
Color Ring (컬러링)
Don't Flirt (끼부리지마)
I'm Him (걔 세)
Love is a Lie (척)
Confession (고백하는거야)
But (사랑하지마)
Different
Tonight (이 밤)
Smile Again

Tablo - Fevers End (Part 1 + 2)

Tablo and Epik High as a whole made me fall in love with Korean hip hop. Their unique style will always make me think and listen deeper than any other group has ever made me do. Tablo's solo album blew me away and gave me hope when I most needed it - it will always have a huge part of my heart.
Home (집)
Bad (나쁘다) [feat. Jinsil]
Airbag (feat. Naul)
The Tide (밀물) [Scratch By DJ Friz]
Try (밑바닥에서) [feat. Bumkey]
Tomorrow (feat. Taeyang)
Trace (출처) [Scratch by DJ Tukutz]
Dear TV : 해열
Thank You for Breathing (고마운 숨) [feat. Yankie & Bong TaeGyu]
Expired (유통기한)

Zion.T - Red Light

This is the album that brought me back to the Korean R&B world after being away for too long. While many of the songs have a similar flare and tend to run together in my mind, Zion.T brought something fun and unique to the scene that honestly started it all up again.
O
Doop (feat. Verbal Jint)
도도해
She (feat. Beenzino)
Neon
Babay (feat. Gaeko)
지구온난화 (feat. YDG)
뻔한 멜로디 (feat. Crush)
Doop (inst.)10. Neon' / Director's Cut
Click Me (2013) (feat. Dok2)

Dynamic Duo - Lucky Numbers

Obviously Dynamic Duo had to be on this list. I didn't stop replaying this album for months after it came out and half of these songs are still my jaaaaam. Also be sure to check out their album Band of Dynamic Brothers.
진격의 거인 둘 (Return Of The Kings)
쌔끈해 (Three Dopeboyz) (feat. Zion.T)
Skit #1
거품 안 넘치게 따라줘 (Life Is Good) (Feat. Crush, DJ Friz)
BAAAM (feat. Muzie Of UV)
Airplane Mode (Feat. 이주한 혜원 Of Winterplay, Simo)
만루홈런 (Lee Dae Ho) (Feat. Supreme Team, DJ Friz)
슛 골인 (Shoot -- Goal In)
날개뼈 (Hot Wings) (feat. 효린 Of Sistar)
아침사랑 (Good Morning Love)
비극 Pt.2 (Tragedy Pt.2)
범죄야 범죄 (Crime Scene) (feat. 정재일)
가끔씩 오래 보자 (Shin Dong Yeop)

Epik High - Epilogue

Just do yourself a favor and listen to every Epik High album, ever. I can't pick a favorite so I just picked the first one that really came to mind. This album is more of a journey that needs all of the pieces. Listen to the album as a whole - not just individual tracks! And be sure to look up the lyric translations because Epik High is profound, really.
서랍 (Drawers)
Run
바보 (Fool) (featuring Bumkey)
Wordkill
Blossom
비늘 (Scales) (featuring Yankie)
잡음 (Noise)
Coffee (featuring 성아)
Over
숲 (Forest)

What are some of your favorite R&B artists?

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I just discovered Dean,and he's amazing.
a year ago·Reply
Enjoyed all these albums but Lucky Numbers was my shiiit!! LOVED that album. Im a fan of G.Soul, Jooyoung, Sam kim, Elo, Roman, Lee Hi, Babylon, Enan, Mayson the Soul, Junggigo, Bumkey, Jay Park, and Dean who is currently screwing up my R&B bias list. 😒
a year ago·Reply
Crush's albums and the song "give it to me" (without reading what the lyrics are and what he's saying) I quite like this song and the beat, mind you I'm not fond of the lyric translations but it is what it is. 👌👌
a year ago·Reply
SO true about the winner s/s album I'm absolutely in love with that album OUO
a year ago·Reply
Zion t, crush, dean, Jay park, Boa, hoody, taecyeon, jessi
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