On the heels of their NPR Tiny Desk Concert efficiency, tenured MCs Tek and Steele — collectively often known as Smif-N-Wessun — have shared the discharge date for his or her upcoming album, The All. According to a press launch, the mission is anticipated to reach on February 22 by way of Duck Down Records.
The new album will function the follow-up to Monumental, the duo’s 2011 collaboration with Pete Rock. It boasts visitor appearances from Rick Ross, Raekwon, Rapsody and Musiq SoulYoungster, in addition to manufacturing from ninth Wonder and The Soul Council.
“9th Wonder and The Soul Council provide the perfect backdrop for Tek and I to deliver heartfelt lyrical content” Steele informed Vibe. “It’s a real story of ups and downs, wins and losses, development and acceptance. It speaks to the hearts and minds of all individuals; notably our followers and followers of all ages and ethnicities.”
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Along with the discharge date announcement, Tek and Steele have dropped one other video from the album, this time for “Testify.”
“‘Testify’ is a practical reflective look again on our accomplishments and failures all through our profession and serves as a precursor to what you’ll expertise on The All,” Steele defined. “This mission is a actuality verify for Smif-N-Wessun, one which displays the struggles and obstacles that we’ve needed to endure to outlive on the degree we occupy within the Hip Hop enviornment.
“Some bestow the ‘legend’ tag upon us — we are very appreciative of that — and we are chronicling that journey throughout the album.”
Watch the “Testify” video above and pre-order The All right here.