You gon’ sing this song like all day long: the best rap of 2018 so far

For all the fears of the mythical monogenre that supposedly plagues our charts and mainstream radio stations, there has never been such a smorgasbord of delights from which to choose – whether you’re after wordy, existential art rap, melodically inventive, quasi-nihilistic trap, twisted takes on old forms, a heady mix of all three, or something else entirely.