Black Thought has officially announced the release date of his upcoming album, Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel.
The third installment in the revered series, which was launched and last released in June and November 2018, was produced entirely by Sean C (JAY-Z, Diddy, Pusha T, Joey Bada$$) and features appearances from Swizz Beatz, Portugal. The Man, Pusha T, ScHoolboy Q and The Last Artful, Dodgr.
Just like before, The Roots co-founder linked up with a Black American visual artist for the cover as a way to “elevate hip-hop to high art.” Created by artist Khari Turner, the portrait is a diary of struggle and overcoming it, exploring the history of Black defeat, Black revolutions and Black accomplishments coming together through mark making, realism and expressionism.
Black Thought’s Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel drops July 10.
Elsewhere in music, Juice WRLD’s posthumous album has received a release date.