The RX is Uproxx Music’s stamp of approval for the best albums, songs, and music stories throughout the year. Inclusion in this category is the highest distinction we can bestow, and signals the most important music being released throughout the year. The RX is the music you need, right now.

Lil Tjay Is A Jack Of All Trades On The Wide-Ranging ‘Destined 2 Win’
Gallant Masters The Music But Not So Much Love On His Euphoric ‘Neptune’ EP
Rod Wave’s Voice Allows The Moody ‘SoulFly’ To Soar
Ryley Walker Explains How He Made His Best Album, ‘Course In Fable’
Trevor Jackson’s ‘The Love Language’ Is A Big Step On His Path Towards Self-Discovery
Caleborate Reflects The Full Spectrum Of Creativity On ‘Light Hit My Skin’
Kota The Friend’s Refreshing ‘To Kill A Sunrise’ With Statik Selektah Makes Rap Sound Fun Again
Joyce Wrice Is Too ‘Overgrown’ For Immaturity And Indecisiveness On Her Debut Album
Guapdad 4000 Stares His Demons In The Face On The Vulnerable ‘1176’
Chika’s Inspirational ‘Once Upon A Time’ EP Tells A Compelling Story
Ian Sweet’s Emotionally Freeing Album ‘Show Me How You Disappear’ Is The Sound Of Healing
Julien Baker Tells Us How She Made Her Best Album, ‘Little Oblivions’
Lucky Daye’s ‘Table For Two’ Plates Versatility And Charisma For A Potential Companion
Another Michael’s Stunning Debut Is An Ode To Music Listening Itself
Pink Sweats And His ‘Pink Planet’ Welcome All Visitors To Be Their Most Natural Selves
Claud’s Debut Album ‘Super Monster’ Channels Heartbreak To Create A Beautiful New World
VanJess’ ‘Homegrown’ Unveils A Growth Rooted In Digging Where You Stand
Sun June Find Poetry In Grief With Their Atmospheric Sophomore Album ‘Somewhere’