Travis Scott has launched his long-promised new album Utopia. Beyoncé seems on the album monitor “Delresto (Echoes).” Drake seems on “Meltdown,” whereas each Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Sampha seem on “My Eyes.” Daft Punk’s Man-Manuel de Homem-Christo is a co-producer on “Trendy Jam.” SZA and Future seem on “Telekinesis,” whereas Child Cudi seem on “Looove” (which additionally credit Pharrell). Give the album a hear under.
Along with his look with Unhealthy Bunny on the beforehand launched single “K-Pop,” the Weeknd and Swae Lee seem on “Circus Maximus.” Playboi Carti and Sheck Wes function on “Fe!n”. Younger Thug and India.Arie seem on “Skitzo.” Dave Chappelle makes an look on “Parasail.” Westside Gunn seems on “Misplaced Ceaselessly.” The album additionally options credited contributions from James Blake, Metro Boomin, the Alchemist, Boi-1da, Kanye West, Vegyn, and extra.
The album arrives after a tumultuous week for the rapper, who had deliberate to carry out new materials from Utopia throughout a livestreamed concert on the Pyramids of Giza. The endeavor was called off on July 26 over “advanced manufacturing points,” eight days after Scott had denied an earlier cancelation rumor. The present continues to be slated to be rescheduled for an as but unannounced dates.
Scott said at Rolling Loud Miami on Saturday (July 22) that Utopia would arrive Friday, and premiered a trailer for the movie Circus Maximus. Scott co-directed the movie with Kahlil Joseph, Concord Korine, Gaspar Noe, Nicolas Winding Refn, and Valdimar Jóhannsson. Although an A24 brand appeared on the film’s official poster, the manufacturing firm later claimed it was not concerned within the mission.
The album is Scott’s first full-length after the Astroworld 2021 music pageant in Houston, which police known as a “mass casualty incident” after eight folks died and lots of others suffered accidents. A grand jury declined to indict Scott on any prison expenses over the incident, however the rapper and Reside Nation Leisure are nonetheless going through a number of ongoing lawsuits.
He launched two new songs the night time earlier than the pageant. Scott dropped his final studio LP, Astroworld, in 2018, following 2016’s Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. In 2020, Scott launched Jackboys, a compilation that includes artists on his Cactus Jack report label.