Fresh off of the release of Crown of Thorns, Dilated Peoples’ Rakaa will join Living Legends’ Scarub and The Bash Bros. in select September west coast dates on The Golden State Tour. Those dates are:

9/4 – Long Beach @ The Cellar 201 East Broadway, Long Beach, California 90802

9/9 – Reno – @ Se7en on West 148 West St, Reno, Nevada 89501

9/10 – Modesto @ FAT CAT 930 11TH ST, modesto, ca 95340

9/11 – Bakersfield @ Brickhouse 152 N Hocket, Porterville CA 93257

9/17 – Los Angeles / Urban Underground @ THE AIRLINER 2419 N BROADWAY AVE LA CA 90031

9/18 – Las Vegas @ neon reverb music festival 3200 W. Sirius ave. Las Vegas, NV, 89102

On the east coast, former Artifacts member El Da Sensei will release GT2: Nu World, a sequel with The Returners to Global Takeover. Released on Brooklyn’s Coalmine Records, the album features Rakaa, Sean Price, Treach and Bekay, among others.

The album’s Rakaa-assisted single “Knowledge Be The Key” can be streamed by the label here.

(August 11)

UPDATE: The tracklisting for El Da Sensei’s GT2: Nu World is as follows:

01. We R Back
02. Goin To War feat. Treach
03. On the Street feat. Sean Price and Bekay
04. Nu World
05. Blow Up
06. 2 the Death
07. Knowledge be the Key feat. Rakaa Iriscience
08. Pain
09. Toxic Words feat. John Robinson & Reks
10. Live Noize feat. Akrobatik
11. Good Time
12. Right Move [No Mistakes] feat. Tiye Phoenix
13. They Don’t Know
14. Can’t You See?
15. 2 the Death feat. Mela Machinko (M-Phazes Remix)