On the heels of their NPR Tiny Desk Concert efficiency, tenured MCs Tek and Steele — collectively often known as Smif-N-Wessun — have shared the discharge date for his or her upcoming album, The All. According to a press launch, the undertaking is predicted to reach on February 22 Duck Down Records.
The new album will function the follow-up to Monumental, the duo’s 2011 collaboration with Pete Rock. It boasts visitor appearances from Rick Ross, Raekwon, Rapsody and Musiq SoulBaby, in addition to manufacturing from ninth Wonder and The Soul Council.
“ninth Wonder and The Soul Council present the proper backdrop for Tek and I to ship heartfelt lyrical content material” Steele informed Vibe. “It’s a real story of ups and downs, wins and losses, development and acceptance. It speaks to the hearts and minds of all folks; notably our followers and followers of all ages and ethnicities.”
Along with the discharge date announcement, Tek and Steele have dropped one other video from the album, this time for “Testify.”
“‘Testify’ is a sensible reflective look again on our accomplishments and failures all through our profession and serves as a precursor to what you’ll expertise on The All,” Steele defined. “This undertaking is a actuality test for Smif-N-Wessun, one which displays the struggles and obstacles that we’ve needed to endure to outlive on the degree we occupy within the Hip Hop area.
“Some bestow the ‘legend’ tag upon us — we’re very appreciative of that — and we’re chronicling that journey all through the album.”
Watch the “Testify” video above and pre-order The All here.