2022 was a major year for music. It saw the return of megastars like Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar, experimental switch-ups from BIllboard mainstays like Drake, and career-defining albums from acts such as Smino, Vince Staples, JID, and more that foreshadow a new generation of undeniable forces. However, even with Friday presenting a frenzy of new music every week, we’re still left wanting more.
To punctuate the end of a hectic year, we’ve decided to truly highlight our greed as music pundits. There are artists we want more from, and our fingers are crossed that 2023 is the year that they grace our ears with their unique blends of genres, undeniable voices, and of course, crowd-raising bangers. The 6 acts we’re hoping to hear from in the near future, are listed below.