10 Things We Want to See in 2020 Rap

It's a new year and a new decade. From a battle for the crown to long-awaited projects like ‘Eternal Atake,’ here are 10 things we want to see in rap this year.

10 Things We Want to See in 2020 Rap

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10 Things We Want to See in 2020 Rap

We’re just a few days into the beginning of a new year, and so far, it’s been chaotic. “World War III” has been trending on Twitter for half of 2020 and there’s a general feeling of anxiety and uneasiness in the air. Fortunately, it looks like we can expect a lot of great rap music to come out over the next 12 months to help counterbalance it all. It appears likely that everyone from Drake to Kendrick Lamar to J. Cole to Lil Uzi Vert will be returning with solo albums this year, as well as a long list of exciting newcomers who have ambitions to rule the next decade. So, as we look forward to a blank slate in 2020, the Complex Music staff has put together a list of 10 things we’d like to see in rap this year.

A battle for the crown


A drill takeover

Pop Smoke

‘Eternal Atake’ and ‘Whole Lotta Red’

Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti

More crews

J. Cole and Bas

Another great year for female rappers

Megan Thee Stallion

The next step of the Griselda wave


An OVOXO project

drake the weeknd getty ollie millington

More credit and recognition for producers

London on da Track

Frank Ocean’s rap album

Frank Ocean

Clarity on the charts

YoungBoy Never Broke Again

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