There's no doubt that 2016 was a rough year for music. It provided a solid crop of amazing albums, but with the seemingly non-stop loss of greats like Prince, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Merle Haggard, George Michael, Sharon Jones, Phife Dog and others, it's now time to start looking forward.
Fortunately, there are plenty of highlights to be had in the upcoming year.
Run the Jewels - "Run the Jewels 3"
Rappers Killer Mike and El-P surprised everyone on Christmas by offering a digital copy of their highly-anticipated third album for free on their website. The link is still up, but physical copies drop on the 13th. Politically...