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EarthGang Returns with New Album, ‘Ghetto Gods’

Written by on February 25, 2022

Practically three years after dropping their Mirrorland debut, EarthGang are lastly again with their second Dreamville album, Ghetto Gods.

“I’m telling my story and my household’s story,” WowGr8 instructed NPR. “I’m telling the tales of a variety of my homies I’ve reconnected with since I’ve been again dwelling and truthfully, extra people from my childhood than ever, from over the previous two years. Everyone ain’t have the identical experience that I’ve needed to get so far. I’m the one individual from my avenue, and possibly inside a very good 20- to 30-mile radius, that’s been the locations I’ve been and performed what I’ve performed. I’m sharing these tales, they usually’re telling me that so-and-so died, so-and-so received locked up, that they had a child, they received married.”

“You begin to see how the final two years have drastically modified all people,” Olu added. “With a variety of the individuals I grew up with, they have a look at us like, ‘You guys are nonetheless doing what you’ve been doing since earlier than the pandemic.’ However on the flip aspect, I’m discovering that they’re getting extra in tune with themselves. It’s not similar to, ‘I gotta get a job’ or ‘I’m scrambling.’ What do I really need out of life? Who am I? That’s the ‘god’ side of this undertaking. And that has helped me discover my true self. That has been a extremely cool factor to search out amongst my individuals. I really feel like everybody has been pressured to take a look at the mirror and discover the god inside themselves if they give the impression of being lengthy sufficient.”

After soar beginning the marketing campaign with an “American Horror Story” and following it up with “All Eyes On Us” – which continued the theme of documenting the injustices and hardships of dwelling as Black males in America – EarthGang additionally shared the Musiq Soulchild-assisted “AMEN” forward of the album’s launch. However now, your complete undertaking is on the market for the world to listen to. Outfitted with 16 tracks in whole, Ghetto Gods has options from J. Cole, Future, J.I.D, Ari Lennox, 2 Chainz, Cee-Lo, Child Tate, Nick Cannon, and Vynae Vanee.

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