Earl Sweatshirt Unveils ‘Solace,’ Dedicated To His Mother

Earl Sweatshirt

A little over a month ago, Odd Future recording artist Earl Sweatshirt unveiled a new album, called I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside; the direct follow-up to his widely-acclaimed debut record, Doris, from 2013. The new record peaked at #12 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and #4 on the hip-hop chart, rising one spot above and landing two spots below, respectively, from Doris‘ chart positions.

Today the young rapper has just released a ten-minute audio clip of a new project, entitled Solace. In the new project, Earl talks fervently about his issues like his drug use and insomnia. More importantly, Earl has dedicated the entire thing to his loving mother, Cheryl Harris.

The mini compilation of tracks is described by Earl as “music from when I hit the bottom and found something.” You can check it out below. Let us know what you think.

Additionally, Earl Sweatshirt is currently on the road and will be until the summer. Below you can find the remaining tour dates.

05/06 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
05/07 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
05/08 – New Orleans, LA @ Republic
05/09 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
05/13 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
05/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Live Las Vegas ^
05/18 – Mesa, AZ @ Club Red *^
05/21 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
05/22 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall
05/23 – San Antonio, TX @ Alamo City Music Hall ^
05/29-30 – Dublin, IE @ Forbidden Fruit Festival
06/05-07 – Mildenhall, UK @ Boom Bap Festival
06/06-07 – Brighton, UK @ Wild Life Festival
06/19-21 – Hilvarenbeek, NL @ Best Kept Secret Festival

* = w/ Vince Staples
^ = w/ Remy Banks

Dana Reandelar

If not hunched over her desk writing about music, Dana can be found binge-watching old episodes of Gilmore Girls or condensing long rants to 140 characters. She also writes for Idobi Radio, and is an Off The Record podcast contributor.
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