Unfortunately, Suga Free's long-anticipated 7th studio project will be pushed back to a later date. The good news is, the act of postponement was taking by Suga Free himself, in order to give himself a little gestation period to build his buzz. "We decided to drop two singles back to back first," Suga Free's management relayed to HipHopDX, while also confirming that a Snoop Dogg-assisted record figured in the plans as well, perhaps as one of two lead singles.
Incidentally, Suga Free fans were already gifted the lead single this past week, a duet of sorts with longtime collaborator, and fellow West Coaster, Kokane. One long look at Suga Free's social media accounts reaffirms this committed stance on the Resurrection LP, his first major solo endeavor in 10 years. Coincidentally, the emergence of off-beat favorite Blueface saw contemporary rap fans flock to the originators of the off-kilter style, namely Suga Free, Lil B, E-40, and Mac Dre, predominantly all West Coasters by trade.
Although Resurrection doesn't bear a release date to call its own, Suga Free has stated on record that it will drop at a time of his convenience in 2019. Snoop and Kokane aren't the only prominent voices confirmed for the project, as DJ Quik is believed to have a fairly omniscient presence behind the soundboard as well. Are you intrigued, comment below?
Berner Taps Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, DJ Quik & More On "Rico"
While Berner’s business acumen has led to many a lined pocket, his passion for music has never dimmed. Not long after dropping off The Big Pescado, the bud aficionado has emerged from a smoke cloud to drop off Rico. Luckily for scholars of the golden era, the project is lined with nostalgia-inducing guest appearances, including DJ Paul, DJ Quik, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, solo turns from Bizzy Bone & Krayzie Bone, Cam’Ron, Jim Jones, Wiz Khalifa, Styles P and more.
Berner holds his own alongside legendary company, laying down capable vocals over unanimously smooth production. Tracks like “In The Way” find Berner and Bone exchanging thoughts over a hypnotic banger, while the DJ Quik & Ty Dolla $ign collaboration brings back that West Coast summertime aesthetic. Overall, Rico is a welcome effort from the marijuana baron, who wears his Taylor Gang affiliation proudly. Peep this now, arguably best enjoyed with Berner’s special bread.