Black Milk Announces ‘The Rebellion Sessions,’ Drops “The Rebel”
Detroit-based rapper and producer Black Milk and his band, Nat Turner, are gearing up to drop The Rebellion Sessions. The 10-track live instrumentation album was recorded over the course of a week in Dallas, TX and features jazz/funk sessions from the group.
To generate excitement for The Rebellion Sessions, the crew dropped "The Rebel," a loosie that features Black dropping a quick 16 over a funky beat. "The Rebel" won't be on the project but gives good insight on what to expect.
"This project came together from Nat Turner and I deciding to meet up, lock ourselves in a room for one week, and hope that some musical gems could be created in that short amount of time," Black Milk told The FADER. "For most of the tracks on the album there are only three instruments being played—Z on drums, Malik Hunter on bass and Ab (Aaron Abernathy) on Fender Rhodes. I knew the less we had to work with the more creative we would have to be. I also kept it stripped down so that when we played live shows, the songs sound exactly how they do on the album. Most of the album is a fusion of jazz and funk orchestrated from a hip-hop producer’s standpoint.”
The Rebellion Sessions drops in April. Black Milk is currently on tour with Slum Village. Check out the full slate of dates via his website.
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