MOMENTS | Mash-up: Listen to Earl Sweatshirt’s New Track “Solace,” a Ten-Minute Collage of Music
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Earl Sweatshirt just dropped “Solace,” a ten-minute collage of music entirely dedicated to his mother. The young rapper just released his fantastic new album, I Don’t Like Shit I Don’t Go Outside, “Solace” is a single/EP of “music from when i hit the bottom and found something.” The three-part mix is a tranquil recording with a sparse but effective collection of sounds that really bring out the Sweatshirt’s quiet lyricism. He had previously alluded to the project in an interview with NPR. “We set up a studio at my house and I did a little project real real fast,” he said. “It’s called Solace. And that, I’m just sitting — it’s more for my mom.”
Earl Sweatshirt recently rescheduled tour dates but will be in NYC on August 22nd at Best Buy Theater with Remy Banks. Mother’s Day is coming up soon, so take ten-minutes out of your day and listen to “Solace” below. It’s definitely worth it. After all, he’s Kendrick Lamar’s favorite rapper right now.
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