Black Thought Premieres First Single Off New LP, "Thought Vs Everybody"

The first sounds from ‘Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel.’

By
Music
7,427 Hypes 6 Comments

Last week, The Roots‘ MC and lyrical icon Black Thought announced that his newest solo LP, Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel, would drop later this month on July 31. Now, we have our first listen into the album, with the release of its first single, “Thought Vs Everybody.”

In this three-minute long verse, Thought goes after, well, everybody. And just as he done time after time, the Philadelphia emcee proves why he still belongs in your top five, now and forever. There’s so many snippets that showcase his lyrical prowess, so here’s just a small sample: “Lady Liberty face full of concealer / I’m half Masta Killa and half Hugh Masekela / Latrophobia, that’s a fear of the healer / Kaepernick is an activist, y’all in fear of the kneeler / Everything’s obtuse, nothin’ is obscene / Another young life was lost on livestream / Another great fell from grace in high esteem / Then the clock struck thirteen, we in some kind of dream.”

Produced by Sean C with appearances from Swizz Beatz, Pusha-T, Schoolboy Q and more, Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel will hit all major streaming platforms on July 31.

In other music news, check out our list of the best music from the past week.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Terry Kennedy Puts His Money Where His Board Is on 'Skate or Dice!'
Sports

Terry Kennedy Puts His Money Where His Board Is on 'Skate or Dice!'

See who walks away with the pot, The Berrics or Terry.

Daniel Arsham Continues Disney and APPortfolio Collab With Gray 'Hollow Mickey'
Arts

Daniel Arsham Continues Disney and APPortfolio Collab With Gray 'Hollow Mickey'

The other side of the mirror.

Kill Germs and Ressurect Batteries With Samsung's UV Sterilizer Case
Tech

Kill Germs and Ressurect Batteries With Samsung's UV Sterilizer Case

Disinfect your phone, earbuds and sunglasses in 10 minutes.


Hiroshi Fujiwara Spotted in fragment design x Air Jordan 3
Footwear

Hiroshi Fujiwara Spotted in fragment design x Air Jordan 3

Rumor has it that the pair will drop later this year.

UNIQLO Owner Expects 50% Drop in Profit This Financial Year
Fashion 

UNIQLO Owner Expects 50% Drop in Profit This Financial Year

But recover in Japan and China is faster than expected.

OMEGA Expands on the Constellation With a Gents Collection
Watches

OMEGA Expands on the Constellation With a Gents Collection

Featuring all-new 41mm cases in stainless steel or 18K gold.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. By adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.