Earl Sweatshirt Releases New Project ‘Sick!’

Los Angeles rapper Earl Sweatshirt releases his new project SICK!out now via Tan Cressida / Warner Records. The new 10-track project includes previously released singles “2010,” “Tabula Rasa (feat. Armand Hammer),” and “Titanic” and features collaborative contributions from artists and producers Zelooperz, Nak-el Smith, Armand Hammer, Black Noi$e, and The Alchemist.

Stream: https://earlsweatshirt.lnk.to/sick

Earl Sweatshirt Releases New Single “Titanic”

Following the announcement of his new project SICK! due on January 14th, 2022, via Tan Cressida / Warner Records, Los Angeles rapper Earl Sweatshirt shares the 10-song tracklist including a brand new single and visualizer “Titanic.” The Black Noi$e-produced track marks the third single arriving after “2010” and “Tabula Rasa (feat. Armand Hammer)” and their respective visuals.

Speaking about the new project, Earl says:
“SICK! is my humble offering of 10 songs ecorded in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns. Before the virus I had been working on an album I named after a book I used to read with my mother (‘The People Could Fly’). Once the lockdowns hit, people couldn’t fly anymore. A wise man said art imitates life.People were sick. The People were angry and isolated and restless. I leaned into the chaos cause it was apparent that it wasn’t going anywhere. these songs are what happened when I would come up for air. Peace and love to Zelooperz the enigma, The Armand Hammer, and my good friends Alchemist and Black Noi$e. Peace and love to u.”

Earl Sweatshirt Announces New Album ‘SICK!’ With New Single & Video “Tabula Rasa”

Los Angeles rapper Earl Sweatshirt taps rap duo Armand Hammer to share the brand-new single, “Tabula Rasa,” which arrives alongside an accompanying visual. Additionally, the prolific rapper announces the imminent release of his new project SICK!, via Tan Cressida / Warner Records. The song and video closely follow that of “2010,” the first new solo release from the artist since he dropped his project FEET OF CLAY in 2019. 

Earl Sweatshirt Shares New Single And Video “2010”

Los Angeles rapper Earl Sweatshirt returns with a brand-new single, “2010” on Tan Cressida / Warner Records, which he shares alongside an accompanying visual. While the song and video serve as the first new solo release from the artist since he dropped his project FEET OF CLAY in 2019, the rapper has since appeared on tracks with The Alchemist, Armand Hammer, Maxo, Mike, Wiki, Zelooperz, 03 Greedo and more.

Earl Sweatshirt Launches New Merch, Shares ‘Feet of Clay’ Videos For 1-year Anniversary

To commemorate the 1-year anniversary of his critically acclaimed Feet of Clay project on Tan Cressida / Warner RecordsEarl Sweatshirt launches exclusive Feet of Clay merchandise and shares new lyric videos for every track on the project. Visitearlsweatshirt.com and watch the new visuals HERE

On November 1st, 2019, Earl Sweatshirt shared the 9-track EP, which features Liv.e, Mavi and Mach-Hommy, prophetically stating that the project “is a collection of observations and feelings recorded during the death throes of a crumbling empire.” He then shared the deluxe version over the summer with additional guest appearances from Maxo and Navy, and production by Alchemist and Black Noi$e. Just one year later, the conceptual proof behind Earl’s captivating body of work emerges in the face of a pandemic and a political uprising. Check out the new visuals and stay tuned for more news from Earl Sweatshirt.

Detroit Producer Black Noi$e Shares Video For “Mo(u)rning” Feat. Earl Sweatshirt

 Following the release of his debut project Oblivion via Tan Cressida / Warner Records last month, Detroit producer Black Noi$e shares a surreal new video from the project for “Mo(u)rning” featuring Earl Sweatshirt. The Aaron Hymes-directed visual depicts animated characters of both Black and Earl in a bizarre alternate reality. Surrounded by giant mousetraps, the two appear to be the last men standing over a group of defeated policemen. Earl’s verse serves as a loose narration of the scenario taking place on the dark city block.

Earl Sweatshirt Shares ‘FEET OF CLAY’ Deluxe

 After releasing the vinyl deluxe version of his critically acclaimed FEET OF CLAY project on July 10, Earl Sweatshirt now shares the digital and CD deluxe forms of the project on Tan Cressida / Warner Records. The release includes Earl‘s new song “GHOST” featuring Navy Blue and produced by Black Noi$e, which follows his previously released track “WHOLE WORLD” featuring Maxo and produced by Alchemist. 

FEET OF CLAY arrived in 2019, creating a massive cultural impact with its masterfully constructed wordplay atop eclectic production, and has been met with praise across the media landscape from the likes of PitchforkThe Wall Street JournalVultureThe New York TimesGQ and more. Recently, Earl announced Detroit artist Black Noi$e as the first signee to his Tan Cressida imprintand will be releasing Black’s forthcoming project OBLIVION on the label. Stay tuned.

Earl Sweatshirt Shares New Song “Whole World” Feat. Maxo

Earl Sweatshirt has announced he will be releasing an exclusive vinyl deluxe version of his critically acclaimed project Feet of Clay [Tan Cressida / Warner Records] on June 26th with two new songs, including “Whole World” produced by Alchemist, featuring Los Angeles rapper Maxo. “Whole World” is available across all digital streaming platforms today. An exquisite pairing of moody production and verses being traded by two wordsmiths, “Whole World” delivers.

The Feet of Clay deluxe vinyl will feature a black LP and a limited tan collectors edition (3000 copies). Earl will also be releasing new merchandise at Earlsweatshirt.comFeet of Clay arrived in 2019, creating a massive cultural impact with its masterfully constructed wordplay atop eclectic production, and has been met with praise across the media landscape from the likes of Pitchfork,The Wall Street JournalVultureThe New York TimesGQ and more.

Stream : https://wr.lnk.to/wholeworld


Quelle Chris feat. Earl Sweatshirt, Denmark Vessey, Big Sen & Merrill Garbus – “Mirage”

If now’s the time for voodoo amulets and protective talismans, sharpened swords and unbreakable shields, it’s also a moment for music to assume its highest form as a healing art, a source of benevolent spells, and a refuge from the chaos. After all, the best creators are always those that tap into the telluric current that exists below the surface. Those who delve into the collective unconscious so that timeliness is a happy accident; timelessness was always the intent.

If Quelle Chris and Chris Keys’ Innocent Country 2 sounds like an antidote for a moment of surreal anxiety, the same could be said of it a decade from now. It’s an album best understand in a dialogue with the first volume of the series. Released in 2016, the initial Innocent Country focused on isolation, pessimism, and the notion of finding peace within pain. At a time when those feelings convey the mood of the moment, Quelle and Keys have responded with a soundtrack that offers soothing light in a bleak timeline.  A hopeful record in a hopeless moment, precisely when it’s needed most.

The country that Quelle describes is presented in both the individual sense and as a whole, a nation whose hands are stained with blood. It’s about recognizing the complexity of our fractured identity, the good and evil that most of us contain, our ability to acknowledge, grow, heal, help, communicate, live, and learn from one another. It is a subtle and soul-reviving record that reveals its depth in layers and repeated listens. An organic and preternaturally funky album that could’ve emerged from Electric Ladyland Studios during the peak of the Soulquarian movement, yet feels distinctly contemporary. A long-lost Slum Village record excavated from the vaults, except it could only come from Quelle Chris and Chris Keys.

The cast of collaborators is as impressive as any record in recent memory. Earl Sweatshirt, billy woods, Homeboy Sandman, Pink Siifu,  Cavalier, and Denmark Vessey all kick indelible laser-eye guide raps. Two of the funniest people on earth, Marcella Arguello and Josh Gondelman (a writer and producer on Desus & Mero) perform skits, including the former’s hilarious rant about the importance of never sending a call straight to voicemail while you’re tweeting. Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, Starr Busby, and Melanie St. Charles contribute beatific hymns and eternal soul.

Behind the boards, Keys channels the spirit of Dilla with a level of vitality and imagination that transcends the millions of bedroom imitators who think it’s only a matter of chopping samples with an MPC. The truth goes much deeper. The keyboards and drums need to be played with warm and triumphal spirit, an intuitive connection to the organic rhythms of the old earth. It’s a communion with ancestral traditions: jazz, rhythm and blues, funk, gospel, reggae, and of course, the hip-hop titans who preceded them.

  With Innocent Country 2 only a few short days away from release, Quelle liberates one last single, “Mirage, which was exclusively premiered by Fader.  “Mirage” features Earl Sweatshirt, Denmark Vessey, Big Sen & Merrill Garbus. 

“Mirage” was one of the first songs Chris and I started last year and also one of the last we finished. I knew we needed Earl, Den, Merrill and Sen early on” Quelle commented to Fader.   “I couldn’t have imagined how timely the song would be when we finished it, or the amount of times I’d by the time I reached the end of Denmark’s verse.  I knew the words would ring true, but didn’t expect them to resonate at such high frequencies only half a year later. But here we are. The “Mirage,” where what is “known” to be and visions once reserved for the “crazy” collide.”

Quelle Chris’ Innocent Country 2 will be released on 4-24-20 by Mello Music Group.

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Earl Sweatshirt Teams Up With Moca For A Conversation W/ His Mother, Professor Cheryl I. Harris. Saturday, December 7th at The Geffen Contemporary At Moca

Earl Sweatshirt will host a one-on-one conversation with his mother and scholar, Professor Cheryl I. Harris [author of groundbreaking scholarship in the field of Critical Race Theory, including Whiteness as Property (Harvard Law Review)]. Professor Harris is also the Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at UCLA School of Law. The event, which is open to the public (first come, first serve), will commence on Saturday, December 7th at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles at 1:00pm. Get more info HERE. MOCA members can RSVP at membership@moca.org.

The conversation between Earl and Professor Harris is an extension of a series of fan experiences Earl has been curating around Los Angeles, which included the Harun Gallery pop-up in Leimert Park around the release of his recent, critically-acclaimed project Feet of Clay via Tan Cressida / Warner Records. Additionally, the MOCA event will feature exclusive merch and the 9-foot statue of Nebuchadnezzar, erected from the Feet of Clay concept and imagery that has been making its way through Los Angeles at the earlier pop-ups, as well as on stage during Earl’s unforgettable performance at Camp Flog Gnaw. Don’t miss this exclusive discussion between mother and son this coming Saturday and listen to the riveting project Feet of Clay now.

“Earl Sweatshirt is a guide who gets you lost on the excellent ‘Feet of Clay.’” – ROLLING STONE
“This new, rejuvenated Earl Sweatshirt sounds clear-eyed and empowered.” – GQ
“[‘Feet Of Clay’ is] further proof that Earl Sweatshirt is a generational talent.” – NME 
“Earl Sweatshit [has] cemented a signature mood and production style unlike anyone else’s.” – CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND “‘Feet of Clay’ instantly brings to mind the sounds early jazz musicians created when embarking on their own journey, bucking trends and ignoring the norm.” – NME 
“[‘Feet of Clay’ is] a woozy, raw, magical, and extremely short album from hip-hop’s most tantalizingly inscrutable rapper.” – PITCHFORK

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