Earl Sweatshirt Collaborates with Terence Nance on New Film + Announces North American Tour

January 30, 2019
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Earl Sweatshirt press photo by Steven Traylor

Today, Earl Sweatshirt is teaming up with award-winning filmmaker Terence Nance to share a new short film. “Nowhere, Nobody” is co-directed by Nance and Naima Ramos Chapman, and brings Earl’s critically-acclaimed new album to life. Nance, who also directed the renowned HBO late-night series Random Acts of Flyness, turns his vision to the complexities of Some Rap Songs, reimagining the album’s challenging concepts in full scenes starring Earl and others.

Along with the short film, Earl is also announcing his North American tour where he’ll be joined by MIKE, BbyMutha, Na-Kel Smith, LIV.E and Black Noi$e. Set to begin with a performance at New Orleans’ BUKU Festival on March 23rd, the expansive run will see Earl and friends play 31 shows across the continent before concluding on May 6th in Atlanta.

Some Rap Songs is Earl’s first full-length project since his critically-acclaimed 2015 sophomore album I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside and marks his venture into a new sonic space. Including the previously-released singles “The Mint” ft. Navy Blue and “Nowhere2go,” the new album finds Earl reflecting on his life and music to date, showcasing the latest stage in Earl’s sonic and personal evolution. Across 15 songs, the prodigious rapper offers a challenging, insightful account of his maturation as an artist and a person, propelled by personal changes he’s made over the last several years.

Watch “Nowhere, Nobody” above, see below for full tour routing, more album info, and stay tuned for more from Earl coming soon.

Upcoming Tour Dates

3/23 – New Orleans, LA @ BUKU Festival
3/25 – Charlotte, NC @ Underground
3/26 – Washington, DC @ Fillmore
3/28 – Baltimore, MD @ Sound Stage
3/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
3/30 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
3/31 – Providence, RI @ Fete
4/2 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
4/4 – Montreal, QB @ Corona Theatre
4/5 – Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix
4/7 – Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew’s Hall
4/9 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze
4/10 – Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
4/11 – Denver, CO @ Cervantes Masterpiece
4/14 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox
4/15 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
4/16 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
4/18 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
4/19 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
4/20 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
4/21 – San Luis Obispo @ The Fremont Theater
4/23 – Pomona, CA @ Glass House
4/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Novo
4/26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl
4/27 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
4/28 – Phoenix, AZ @ Club Red
5/1 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
5/2 – Dallas, TX @ Canton Hall
5/4 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live Ballroom
5/5 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn
5/6 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Heaven)

Earl Sweatshirt
Some Rap Songs
Tan Cressida / Columbia Records
(November 30, 2018)

1. Shattered Dreams
2. Red Water
3. Cold Summers
4. Nowhere2go
5. December 24
6. Ontheway! feat. Standing On The Corner
7. The Mint feat. Navy Blue
8. The Bends
9. Loosie
10. Azucar
11. Eclipse
12. Veins
13. Playing Possum feat. Cheryl Harris & Keorapetse Kgositsile
14. Peanut
15. Riot!

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