Today (Aug. 11), REASON blessed the masses with his sophomore studio LP, Porches, which contains 17 songs and assists from TDE peers SiR, Doechii, Ray Vaughn, and Zacari. Kalan.FrFr, London Monet, Baby Tate, and more also contribute to the long-awaited effort.
Porches was led by the singles “At It Again” and “You Betta (Jesus Take The Wheel).” Last week, he teamed up with 9th Wonder for the third installment of his “The Soul” series, a final appetizer of sorts that saw him pouring his heart out about his hard-earned position in the game.
“This sound like gold business, nah, this sound like build me empires, my kids’ll later retire off of my old business, this sound like Hov business, REASON here like excuses, look, I’m a nuisance, they can’t keep up with my own riddance, ain’t no reason to doubt REASON, the s**t ain’t got no reasonable doubt in it, the era of clout finished, wе tired of house n**gas, this straight off the couch cushions…”
In a recent interview for REVOLT’s “Studio Sessions,” the Carson, California emcee opened up about creating Porches, a process that actually started prior to the release of its predecessor, New Beginnings.
“I knew I was making this album before the last one. That’s why you hear dates and whatnot throughout this album,” he said. “I ended my last joint, New Beginnings, with the dates at the end of the album because I already knew where I wanted to go. I didn’t have the music yet, but I knew I wanted my next album to have super vivid storytelling, and I wanted it to be specific things and dates in my life that have happened.”
In the same interview, he revealed that a joint album with Dreamville’s Cozz is almost completed and will hopefully arrive “before the end of the year.” In the meantime, you can stream Porches below.
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