Produced by Wade B, if you ever wanted to hear some new “Real Shit”, and I mean perhaps the realest shit, you may want to know a bit more abotu Ralph Bandz. He has a new song he did with Meech, so if you’re into some trap delights, you may want to spock this.
Brand new from the Dumhi empire is a new album nicely titled Loosies v.3: Soft Pretzel Power Ballads, the third volume in the Loosies theme of projects and the follow up to this year’s volume two. This album features contributions from Reef The Lost Cauze, Biz Mighty, Meech, Burke The Jurke, Scanz, Nico The Beast, Rich Quick, and others, all compiled by Raj/Haj. The cassette pressing of Loosies v.3 recently sold out so you’ll have to dig around online to find out who may still have copies.
Let’s get a few things cleared out of the way. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib are working together, maybe some of you are aware of this. They have a new EP coming out at the end of the month called Deeper (Madlib Invazion) with two new songs and two bonus beats. Check.
The two are hard at work on putting together a full length album, which they’re going to call Piñata, with a scheduled release date of February 4, 2014. This will most likely be one of the more anticipated albums of 2014, of any month and season, because of those who will also be on it: Scarface, Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis, Casey Veggies, Mac Miller, Polyester The Saint, G-Wiz, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, BJ The Chicago Kid, Meech (of Flatbush Zombies), and Raekwon.
Even with the album five months away, they’re touring right now, or at least Freddie Gibbs is, Madlib might be in Venezuela checking out some caves for records but either way, this is where (t)he(y) will be, doing some Rock The Bells dates with some Australasian dates in between:
September 8… San Bernadino, CA (San Manuel Amphitheater – Rock the Bells)
September 14… Mountain View, CA… (Shoreline Amphitheater – Rock the Bells)
September 18… Fitzroy, Australia (Laundry Bar)
September 19… Wellington, New Zealand (James Cabaret)
September 20… Auckland, New Zealand (The Studio)
September 21-22… Sydney, Australia (OutsideIn Festival)
September 28… Washington, D.C. (RFK Stadium Festival Grounds – Rock the Bells)
October 4… East Rutherford, NJ (Meadowlands Racetrack Grass Infields – Rock the Bells)