Here’s a Halloween surprise: Earl Sweatshirt has released a new project. It’s calledFeet of Clayand it’s out now via Warner Records in partnership with Earl’s label Tan Cressida. “FOCis a collection of observations and feelings recorded during the death throes of a crumbling empire,” Earl said in a statement. Listen below.
Earl’s largely self-produced project features guest spots from Charlotte rapper MAVI and Haitian-American rapper Mach-Hommy. There’s also additional production from the Alchemist and Ovrkast.
Feet of Clayarrives nearly a year after Earl Sweatshirt’s albumSome Rap Songs, which was released on his previous label Columbia Records. In a conversation with Pitchfork, Earl said leaving Columbia meant more artistic freedom. “I’m excited to be free because then I can do riskier shit,” he added.