Earl Sweatshirt has announced a new 10-song project called Sick!, which’ll get released on January 14 via Tan Cressida and Warner Records. The Los Angeles rapper has also shared a new single called “Tabula Rasa,” featuring Armand Hammer and produced by Theravada and Rob Chambers. Watch the “Tabula Rasa” music video, and find the Sick! cover, below.
Sick! follows Earl Sweatshirt’s 2019 project Feet of Clay. In a statement, Earl Sweatshirt said:
Sick! is my humble offering of 10 songs recorded 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.
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