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.”

April 29, 2015 by Robert Cordero