Raphael Saadiq Announces New Album With Kendrick Lamar Collab

HipHop News Posted on June 7, 2019 at 7:31am

Raphael Saadiq Announces New Album With Kendrick Lamar Collab

The album will be released on the 23rd of August.

Los Angeles, CA – The details on a new solo album of R&B savant Raphael is close to being finished, Pitchfork has learned.

A first cryptic album announcement of the impending body of work came on May 21 when Saadiq has uploaded a video on his Instagram with the caption, "8 years of waiting is almost over ! #Glorytotheveins #jimmylee #Repostthis.".centered-ad {

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The 8 years of waiting is almost over ! #Glorytotheveins #jimmylee #Repostthis

A post shared by Raphael Saadiq (@raphael_saadiq) May 21, 2019 at 7:41 am PDT

The album, Jimmy Lee, will launch on 23 August of Colombia through Records and include features from Kendrick Lamar, Ali Shaheed Muhammad (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Brook D l'eau.

This is the legendary singer-songwriter's first solo effort since the release of his album Stone Rollin', in 2011.

Saadiq first gained notoriety within their platinum-selling group Tony!

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