Earl Sweatshirt Delivers First Studio Album in Four Years, 'SICK!'

His ‘Some Rap Songs’ followup is finally here.

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Earl Sweatshirt is back with his first studio album in four years, SICK!

Clocking in at under 30 minutes, the 10-track record feature guest appearances from Zelooperz on “Vision” and Armand Hammer on “Tabula Rasa,” while The Alchemist, Black Noi$e, Ancestor, Theravada, Rob Chamber, Samiyam and Alexander Spit handled production. SICK! marks his first full-length release since 2018’s Some Rap Songs and follow his 2019 EP FEET OF CLAY.

In a lengthy statement, Sweatshirt revealed that he recorded SICK! when the world was first dealing with COVID-19 and the lockdowns:

“Sick is my humble offering of 10 songs recorded in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns. Before the virus I had been working on an album I named after a book I used to read with my mother (The People Could Fly). Once the lockdowns hit, people couldn’t fly anymore. A wise man said art imitates life. People were sick. The People were angry and isolated and restless. I leaned into the chaos cause it was apparent that it wasn’t going anywhere. These songs are what happened when I would come up for air. Peace and love to Zelooperz the enigma, the Armand Hammer, and my good friends Alchemist and Black Noi$e. Peace and love to u.”

Stream Earl Sweatshirt’s SICK! on Spotify and Apple Music.


In other music news, J. Cole’s full catalog is now exclusively available with spatial audio on Apple Music.

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