Following the announcement of his forthcoming album, 'If There's A Hell Below', Detroit-bred rapper/producer Black Milk returns with the latest release from the record. "Scum" is the fourth single from the album and features a reunion of Random Axe (Black, Sean Price, and Guilty Simpson). The track showcases Black at his finest as he flips through three beats, with each MC bodying a unique instrumental spitting their own 16 bars of brilliance. Last month, Black shared the album's third single "Gold Piece" with Bun B, a song Black describes as a "story about how the only role models for young guys in the hood are the older guys that hustle on their blocks."
Black Milk will be releasing his fifth studio album, 'If There's A Hell Below', on Oct. 28. "I'm never one to say which album of mine is the best, that's for the fans to decide," says the critically acclaimed artist, "but at this point I feel like I'm making the best music of my career on a creative level and on a technical level. I think you'll hear that in this new album." The album will drop via Black's own Computer Ugly label, and includes first-time collaborations with Blu, Bun B, and Pete Rock, in addition to appearances from past cohorts Random Axe, Ab, and Mel. Digital, CD, and vinyl pre-orders of the album are available on Bandcamp, where "Scum" will come as an immediate download with all advance purchases. The album's first three singles - the self-reflective "What It's Worth", the bouncy "Detroit's New Dance Show", and the aforementioned "Gold Piece" - are also available.
Earlier this month, Black announced Fall Tour dates with live band Nat Turner. Things get started this Friday in NYC at Webster Hall and includes an opening set by Fader Fort alum Wara From the NBHD. The tour touches down in several U.S. cities, in addition to a few dates in Canada during the tour. This follows a recently concluded European Tour, which Black performed throughout August. Speaking on a past tour, LA Weekly shared praises, saying "Master of Ceremonies Black Milk was expertly both directing and starring in this show."
You can also pre-order the 'If There's A Hell Below' album on iTunes!!!