Bay Area Hip Hop staple Lateef The Truthspeaker has resurfaced with a brand new single known as “Class War” that includes his Quannum Recordings brethren Gift of Gab and Lyrics Born. The observe is taken from his forthcoming Roots & Tings album, which intends to showcase the present parallels between reggae and Hip Hop.
The Grammy Award-nominated MC linked up with Bay Area DJ and producer Jah Yzer in addition to reggae artist Wingstrong to carry the undertaking to life. Throughout 2019, Lateef will roll out a brand new single each month accompanied by restricted version t-shirts and authentic paintings. Each launch can even be out there each on vinyl 45s and digital platforms.
“Roots & Tings took place as an natural evolution of an concept to do remixes for a mixtape, that led to extra conversations and authentic concepts, which led to extra songs,” Lateef explains. “The title Roots & Tings got here from the concept music ought to mirror the soul — or the ‘Root’ — of the music we have been making, and all the ways in which we added on to these authentic concepts with new concepts and interpretations can be the ‘Tings.’”
Roots & Tings is anticipated to reach towards the top of 2019.
In the meantime, watch the Ben Stokes-animated “Class War” video above.