Earl Sweatshirt Some Rap Songs

Some Rap Songs

Earl Sweatshirt

Released on November 30, 2018 by Tan Cressida - Columbia

Main artist: Earl Sweatshirt

Genre: Rap/Hip-Hop

Distinctions: Pitchfork: Best New Music (November 2018)

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Album : 1 disk - 15 tracks Total length : 00:24:39

  1. 1 Shattered Dreams

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - John Thomas, Jr., Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  2. 2 Red Water

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  3. 3 Cold Summers

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - Willy n'For, Composer, Lyricist - Emmanuel Baloka, Composer, Lyricist - Jimmy Stormy, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  4. 4 Nowhere2go

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Darryl Anthony, Producer - Adé Hakim, Producer - Darryl Anthony Johnson, Composer, Lyricist - Adé Hakim Sayyed, Composer, Lyricist - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  5. 5 December 24

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Denmark, Producer - Denmark Vessey, Composer, Lyricist - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  6. 6 Ontheway!

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Bass Guitar, Mixing Engineer - Standing On The Corner, FeaturedArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Earl Sweatshirt feat. Standing On The Corner, AssociatedPerformer - Giovanni Cortez, Composer, Lyricist - Sherman Willis, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  7. 7 The Mint

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Navy Blue, FeaturedArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Black Noi$e, Producer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt feat. Navy Blue, AssociatedPerformer - Sage Elsesser, Composer, Lyricist - Robert Mansel, Composer, Lyricist Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  8. 8 The Bends

    Richard Tufo, Composer, Lyricist - Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Lowrell Simon, Composer, Lyricist - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - Sage Elsesser, Composer, Lyricist, Producer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  9. 9 Loosie

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  10. 10 Azucar

    Harvey Scales, Composer, Lyricist - Albert Vance, Composer, Lyricist - Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Donald Davis, Composer, Lyricist - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - Sage Elsesser, Composer, Lyricist, Producer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  11. 11 Eclipse

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  12. 12 Veins

    Curtis Mayfield, Composer, Lyricist - Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  13. 13 Playing Possum

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Keorapetse Kgositsile, FeaturedArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer - Cheryl Harris, FeaturedArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Earl Sweatshirt feat. Cheryl Harris & Keorapetse Kgositsile, AssociatedPerformer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  14. 14 Peanut

    Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

  15. 15 Riot!

    Hugh Masekela, Composer - Mike Bozzi, Mastering Engineer - Earl Sweatshirt, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Thebe Kgositsile, Producer, Engineer, Mixing Engineer - Shamel of SOTC, Producer, Mixing Engineer Copyright : (P) 2018 Tan Cressida, under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment

About

Thebe Neruda Kgositsile (aka Earl Sweatshirt) makes his return with his first full album since 2015. This record from the Odd Future (hip-hop collective) man is filled with complex lyrics on complex topics, and of the fifteen tracks, only two exceed two minutes in duration. Some Rap Songs is full of soul searching and comes after a difficult few years for the rapper from L.A. Since he released I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside in March of 2015, both his father (South African poet Keorapetse Kgositsile) and his uncle (South African jazz icon Hugh Masekela) have passed away. On top of this he has been battling with some depression and anxiety problems which have kept him out of the game for the best part of the last two years.

One of the defining aspects of the album is the way in which it has been produced (mainly by Kgositsile himself). The samples and loops are purposely unbalanced and chaotic, and the lo-fi effect is present throughout the record giving it a sort of old vinyl sound. These chaotic samples could be giving us an insight into Kgositsile’s overactive mind and his hectic flow of ideas. As well as focusing part of the album on tributes to his mother, father and uncle on tracks such as Azucar, Playing Possum and Peanut, the rapper also brings attention to his mental health during his time off with the singles Nowhere2go and The Mint (featuring rapper Navy Blue), stating ”two years I been missing living life” on the latter. The disjointed production is what gives this album a unique quality and despite the powerful lyrics not always being on the beat, it sounds great! Earl Sweatshirt has, in a sense, paved the way for a newer, jazzier type of alt-rap which many younger rappers have started to embrace. © Euan Decourt/Qobuz

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