June 29, 2022

Flatbush Zombies member Meechy Darko is getting into the highlight with his debut solo album, Gothic Luxurious, out August twenty sixth by way of Loma Vista Recordings. As a primary style, the rapper has provided up the scathing new single “Kill Us All (Okay.U.A.).”

Govt produced by longtime Child Cudi collaborator Dot Da Genius, Gothic Luxurious was made after Meechy’s father was killed in early 2020 by the hands of Miami police. Though the Brooklyn native has at all times addressed societal ills, the tragic incident pushed him to get much more private on the album — particularly, he tackles each police brutality and the significance of searching for assist for psychological well being points.

“I had no selection however to make this probably the most private factor I’ve ever executed as a result of happily or sadly, I’m in a particularly soul-stirring a part of my life proper now,” Meechy mentioned in an announcement. “Who I used to be yesterday is probably not who I’m tomorrow. I’m not who I used to be final week. There’s no telling who I’ll be subsequent 12 months or the 12 months after, so it’s essential to seize this whereas I can nonetheless really feel.”

Pre-save Gothic Luxurious right here. The paintings and tracklist can be revealed as the discharge date approaches.

Over a darkish, sinister beat, Meechy tackles the problems confronted by Black People on “Kill Us All,” whether or not it’s the criminally unjust authorized system, biased media protection, or the systemic racism constructed into the federal government itself. “Democrat, Republican, all of them evil to me,” he raps. “However do not forget that the Democrats began the KKK/ I activate CNN and so they inform me that I’m okay.”

Watch the video, co-directed by Meechy with Tyler Serebreni, under.

Flatbush Zombies’ most up-to-date undertaking was their 2020 charity EP now, greater than ever. Their final full-length was 2018’s Trip in Hell. In December, the trio teamed up with RZA for the only “Quentin Tarantino.”

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