Kool A.D. reached out a little while ago and said he wanted to leak his album, which is the type of spur of the moment shit I’m always ready to get behind. The project is 11-tracks deep and features production from frequent collaborator Amaze 88, as well as Toro Y Moi, Blesone and Dame Grease. MCs Laukutis, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Boots Riley from The Coup and Talib Kweli all show up for guest verses. Del The Funky Homosapien and Ladybug Mecca (Sir DZL and Santos Vieira), who previously joined him on “CNN”, return for the epic, 7 minute long “Life And Time”. The tracks are not to far away from what we heard on last year’s Not O.K., with A.D.’s effortless, free associative flow carrying us across a nice diverse selection of beats.
Stream the album in full below (click through to Bandcamp to name your price) and check out the brand new video for the opening track, “Open Letter”.