The Roots’ Black Thought has announced his third EP titled Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel, to be released on July 31. Produced by Sean C, the 13-track EP will feature appearances from PUSHA-T, Killer Mike, Swizz Beatz, Portugal. The Man, ScHoolboy Q, and more. The EP’s first single, ‘Thought Vs. Everybody’, will arrive on July 10. Check out the EP’s cover artwork, designed by Khari Turner, and tracklist below.
The first two instalments in Black Thought’s Stream of Thought series dropped in 2018. The first volume featured production from 9th Wonder, while the second was produced by Salaam Remi.
Back in March, it was announced that Black Thought – real name Tariq Trotter – would star in and write music for a stage adaptation of George S. Schuyler’s Harlem Renaissance-era 1931 novel Black No More. A month later, the rapper performed on a remote edition of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts.
Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane and Abel Tracklist:
1. I’m Not Crazy (First Contact)
2. State Prisoner
3. Good Morning Ft. Swizz Beats, Pusha T and Killer Mike
5. Experience (Interlude)
6. Quiet Trip Ft. Portugal The Man And The Last Artful, Dodgr
7. Nature Of The Beast Ft. Portugal The Man And The Last Artful, Dodgr
8. We Should Be Good Ft. CS Armstrong
9. Steak Um Ft. ScHoolboy Q
10. Thought Vs. Everybody
11. Ghetto Boyz & Girls Ft. CS Armstrong
12. Fuel Ft. Portugal The Man And The Last Artful, Dodgr
13. I’m Not Crazy (Outro)