Over the weekend, E-40 revealed plans for his 29th studio album, Practice Makes Paper. Made up of 29 new tracks, Practice Makes Paper finds the 51-year-old reaching out to talented young stars and fast-rising up-and-comers like Sada Baby, Roddy Ricch, G-Eazy, P-Lo, Tee Grizzley, Quavo and $tupid Young, as well as established veterans and household names like Scarface, Redman, Method Man, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Boosie Badazz and Wiz Khalifa; the LP also serves as the full-length follow-up to 2018’s The Gift of Gab project, which contained 12 tracks and showcased a similar approach to collaborating. To introduce his next major studio project, E-40 is serving up a Ben Griffin-directed music video for Practice Makes Paper‘s lead single, “Chase the Money.” Notably, “Chase the Money” features Quavo, A$AP Ferg, ScHoolboy Q and Roddy Ricch, with CHASETHEMONEY coming through to provide the production.
“I think a lot of people be for themselves. If something be working for them for many years, and they ain’t never been one to spit the game as a mentor, they gon’ stay in their element,” E-40 recently told us during an episode of our MIC/LINE podcast series, breaking down his responsibilities as one of the rap game’s elder statesmen.
You can take a look at the new music video for E-40, Quavo, Roddy Ricch, A$AP Ferg and ScHoolboy Q’s collaborative Practice Makes Paper single above, and check out the project’s tracklist below. E-40’s Practice Makes Paper album is scheduled to see release on July 26 via Heavy On The Grind and Sick Wit It Records.
For more, revisit 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne and E-40’s “2 Dollar Bill” music video, which originally hit YouTube in April of this year.
E-40 – Practice Makes Paper (Tracklist)
01. Wake They Shit Up feat. B-Legit & Stresmatic (Produced By: Traxamillion)
02. Goat feat. Milla (Produced By: Clayton William)
03. Chase The Money feat. Quavo, Roddy Ricch, Schoolboy Q & A$AP Ferg (Produced By: ChaseTheMoney)
04. 1 Question feat. Jeremih, Rick Ross, & Chris Brown (Produced By: Hitmaka)
05. Rain On My Parade feat. Ty Dolla $ign & G Eazy (Produced By: Paupa & Cypress Moreno)
06. Big Deal feat. Wiz Khalifa & P-Lo (Produced By: P-Lo)
07. Watch The Homies feat. Scarface (Produced By: Prop The Producer)
08. I Don’t Like Em feat. Cousin Fik & Laroo (Produced By: Traxx Fdr)
09. I’m It (Produced By: Bankroll Got It)
10. No Choice feat. James Too Cold (Produced By: Fre$H On The Beat)
11. I Come From The Game feat. Payroll Giovanni, Peezy & Sada Baby (Produced By: Helluva)
12. Don’T @ Me feat. Omb Peezy (Produced By: Traxamillion)
13. Blossom feat. Boosie Badazz & Rexx Life Raj (Produced By: Reece Beats)
14. Made This Way feat. Tee Grizzley & Rod Wave (Produced By: Traxx Fdr)
15. Ooh feat. Problem (Produced By: Raytona)
16. Another One feat. Fabolous & Red Cafe (Produced By: Traxx Fdr)
17. In The Struggle (Produced By: Zeke Beats / Additional Production By: Droop-E & Migui Maloles)
18. I’mma Find Out (Produced By: Decadez)
19. Stayed Down feat. Omb Peezy, Trenchrunner Poodie & Damani (Produced By: Traxamillion)
20. All Day Long feat. $Tupid Young (Produced By: Paupa)
21. Surroundings feat. Stresmatic (Produced By: Dnyce)
22. Bet You Didn’t Know (Produced By: Issue)
23. Facts Not Fiction feat. Stresmatic (Produced By: Helluva)
24. Thou Wow feat. Iamsu (Produced By: Iamsu)
25. Keep On Gassin’ feat. Redman, Method Man & Bosko (Produced By: Supa Dave West / Additional Production By: Bosko)
26. My Everything feat. Anthony Hamilton & K-Ci (Produced By: Disko Boogie)