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Earl Sweatshirt's 'Some Rap Songs' Album Will Address Father's Death

Earl Sweatshirt is ready to extend his discography.

Earl Sweatshirt is ready to extend his discography with the release of Some Rap Songs, his fourth studio album. Set to be released on Nov. 30, the project boasts 15 new songs for fans to dissect and replay.

Within a statement, the California native said the album was partly influenced by his father's death in January. "Me and my dad had a relationship that's not uncommon for people to have with their fathers, which is a non-perfect one," the 24-year-old artist said. "Talking to him is symbolic and non-symbolic, but it's literally closure for my childhood. Not getting to have that moment left me to figure out a lot with my damn self."

Some Rap Songs serves as the follow-up to Earl's 2015 project I Don't Like Sh*t, I Don't Go Outside. In an interview with Beats 1's Zane Lowe, the "Nowhere2go" rapper discussed the pressures to constantly churn out new music.

"Not 'I don't know if I'll make another one,' but it's kind of like, 'Okay, I got to do this.' It's more like, 'This has got to get done, and I don't really have an option to put out some sh*t that I don't f**k with.' I feel like, I run the risk of sounding pretentious, but it's really the polar opposite," he said. "I really feel like I have a responsibility, with action, too, because you can talk about completing thoughts or whatever. You can talk about whatever you're doing, but unless you're doing it, then what's being communicated is that it's important to talk about it. Because it's so much now, and there's so much going on, it's like if a person is not fully passionate about their sh*t, why should I be?"

 

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To keep up with the ante, the California native also released a song that fans are dubbing "fresh af" titled "The Mint." The melody was produced by Black Noi$e and features fellow rapper Navy Blue on the opening verse.

Prefaced by Tommy Davidson's Cream Corn character from Black Dynamite, Earl grapples with time's slippery slope, rapping, "Say I'm ballin' out the hourglass/Grand total, it's a whole lotta raps/Quicksand, scramblin' outta that/Go behind the back, switch hands."

Listen to the track below and pre-order Some Rap Songs here.

READ MORE: Earl Sweatshirt Dedicates Somber New Project ‘Solace’ To His Mother

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