Earl Sweatshirt has accomplished his take care of Columbia Records. In an interview with Pitchfork, the enigmatic MC stated 2018’s Some Rap Songs LP was his last album for the label.
“I’m excited to be free because then I can do riskier shit,” he famous.
According to Earl, making an album like Some Rap Songs whereas signed to a serious label was a tough endeavor. Now, it seems he’s able to return to his underground roots and make music with no sense of limitations.
“Figuring out how you can be radical from within the system breaks your head,” he advised Pitchfork. “That’s where I’m really at: that frustrating-ass place. And this is the best attempt I got. Only so much can happen above ground.”
Although it appears Earl’s inventive course of was arduous, he nonetheless managed to create a difficult murals inside the confines of a serious label. In TR1LL’s evaluate of Some Rap Songs, Daniel Spielberger praised Earl’s “esoteric lo-fi production and imperfect style” for making the LP one of many 2018’s “most intriguing projects.”
Stream Earl’s Some Rap Songs under.