Bas “Charles de Gaulle To JFK”

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Bas, the Queens-based rapper signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records, is set to drop his debut album Last Winter on Apr. 29.

Known for his Quarter Water Raised Me series, Bas is delivering a conceptual project for Last Winter, which touches on cold days in New York City recording the album. “Ced Brown and I would be recording in my basement and it’s cold and we’re broke,” he says in a press release. When we would make a hot record, we would look at each other and say ‘last winter,’ like ‘this is our last winter. We are not going to be living like this anymore. We’re going to elevate our situation.’ It became a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

The first single is “Charles de Gaulle To JFK” that showcases his lyricism over a smooth-sounding beat by Ron Gilmore. Give it a listen above.

Tracklist:

New World Order (N.W.O.)
Mook in New Mexico
Fiji Water in My Iron feat. KQuick
My Nigga Just Made Bail feat J. Cole
Charles De Gaulle to JFK
Vacation feat. Irvin Washington
Building Blocks (Interlude)
Donk of the Day
Golden Goals
Nigga on the Dos Equis, The Most Interesting Man In The World
Your World feat. Mack Wilds
Last Winter
Lit feat. J. Cole and KQuick (Bonus)