Nappy Roots Want Everyone To 'Do Better' As They Prep '40RTY' Album

HipHop News Posted on September 17, 2020 at 11:00pm

Nappy Roots Want Everyone To 'Do Better' As They Prep '40RTY' Album

The Grammy Award-winning group tells HipHopDX about the meaning of the song.

Nappy Roots have returned with another slice of their forthcoming album 4ORTY titled “Do Better.” The song features 18-year-old vocalist Andrew Weaver and a curiously somber yet uplifting tone, a formula that has historically worked for the Louisville natives.

“This is a song for us that speaks on a few different levels,” Nappy Roots tell HipHopDX. “For us personally, it speaks to being better men; better fathers, better husbands, better sons, and better friends. It also has macro view to being a better country as a whole, one that values equality and treats each and every person with dignity and respect.”.centered-ad {

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The Grammy Award-nominated group has enlisted 808Blake to executive produce the entire 4ORTY album, which boasts 12 tracks and guest features from Raven Richards, Lando Ameen and Rizzi Myers, among others.

Previously released singles include “Footie Socks & Ice Cream” — the over 40 version of Netflix and Chill — and “Blind Faith.”

Nappy Roots have ventured into other arenas as of late, including craft beer and television production. A few years ago, they began experimenting with their home brewery Atlantucky, which fermented their passion for micro-brewing. In 2017, the group introduced their first two craft beers with Atlanta-based company Monday Night Brewing.

The limited-edition brews were such a hit, t

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