EARL SWEATSHIRT & THE ALCHEMIST RELEASE “THE CALIPHATE” FT VINCE STAPLES; ‘VOIR DIRE’ OUT OCT. 6
In an unexpected turn of events, Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist release a new track “The Caliphate” featuring Vince Staples with the announcement that their recent Gala Music-released album VOIR DIRE will now be released wide to all digital streaming platforms on October 6th via Tan Cressida / ALC/ Warner Records.
Last month Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist surprised both the music and media landscapes at large with the release of their joint album, VOIR DIRE which arrived on the heels of lead single (and the only track to appear on Digital Streaming Platforms from the album) “Sentry” ft. Mike. Now the pair announce the entire project will be released in its original form and sequence — with three previously unreleased tracks including “Heatcheck,” “The Caliphate” and “Mancala,” the latter two of which feature Vince Staples.
Alongside the announcement, the duo has announced a string of November 2023 tour dates featuring Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist performing together with support slots from MIKE & Black Noi$e. Tickets are available HERE.
The Alchemist initially hinted that they put out a secret album on YouTube under a fake name but four years went by without any fans discovering it. Fast forward to this summer, a new series of clues led fans on a scavenger hunt that unearthed VOIR DIRE, the long-rumored and highly-anticipated album from Earl Sweatshirt and The Alchemist.
Earl Sweatshirt x Alchemist VOIR DIRE Tracklist:
1. 100 High Street
2. Vin Skully
3. Sentry ft. Mike
4. Heat Check
5. Mancala ft. Vince Staples
6. 27 Braids
7. Mac Deuce
8. Sirius Blac
9. Dead Zone
10. The Caliphate ft.VinceStaples
11. Free the Ruler
11/6 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
11/7 – Portland, OR @ McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
11/9 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
11/14 – Dallas, TX @ The Studio at the Factory
11/15 – Houston, TX @ The Ballroom at Warehouse Live
11/18 – Atlanta, GA @ Heaven at the Masquerade
11/20 – Washington, DC @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
11/21 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
11/22 – New York City, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
11/24 – Boston, MA @ Royale
11/27 – Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew’s Hall
Credit: Terrence Jones
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