Brent Faiyaz surprised fans with the news of a new record early Thursday morning. Dubbed “Larger Than Life,” the 14-song collection serves as the follow-up to 2022’s “Wasteland,” which peaked at No. 2 on the U.S. albums chart.
To amp up the excitement, Faiyaz uploaded a one-minute album teaser that follows a crew of men selling a box of CDs at night time and telling people that it’s “the hottest shit out right now.” Suddenly, Faiyaz pulls up in a luxury black car and asks how much the CDs are going for before telling them the price should be much higher.
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According to the record’s tracklist on streaming platforms, featured artists include Coco Jones, on the already released “Moment Of Your Life,” along with A$AP ANT, A$AP Rocky, Babyface Ray, Cruddy Murda, FELIX!, Lil Gray, Missy Elliott, N3WYRKLA, Tommy Richman and TTM Dawg. The album’s artwork is a drawing of the bottom of a sneaker imprinted with “NUWO,” Faiyaz’s clothing brand, stepping on two cars.
Faiyaz has been on tour for the majority of this year on his 2023 worldwide headlining trek “F*ck The World, It’s a Wasteland.” It kicked off on July 16 and has visited major markets worldwide including Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. Faiyaz’s last show will take place on Nov. 20 in London, UK at the Eventim Apollo.
The singer has also made features on other albums, including his side project Sonder’s 2022 “Too Late To Die Young,” and contributed guest verses on Don Toliver’s “Love Sick” record. “Larger Than Life” will be Faiyaz’s first release under his new partnership with UnitedMasters, the new home for his independent endeavors.
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