Blu and Exile have reconnected for an EP titled True & Livin. The project is the duo’s first release since 2017’s In The Beginning: Before The Heavens, which featured songs from the original recording sessions of their classic debut Below The Heavens.
The longtime collaborators’ latest work includes three new tracks, along with instrumentals for each one.
Fashawn, Aloe Blacc, Choosey, Johaz, Cashus King and Blame One contribute to the posse cut “Power to the People,” which is also available as a clean edit and acapella.
Check out Blu and Exile’s True & Livin stream, cover art and tracklist below.
1. True & Livin
2. Spread Sunshine
3. Power to the People f. Choosey, Johaz, Cashus King, Aloe Blacc, Fashawn & Blame One
4. True & Livin (Instrumental)
5. Spread Sunshine (Instrumental)
6. Power to the People (Instrumental)
7. Power to the People (Clean)
8. Power to the People (Acapella)
[This post has been updated. The following was originally published on May 2, 2019.]
Blu is teaming up with longtime producer Exile once again for True & Livin, a new EP scheduled to drop on May 24. The project will feature Aloe Blacc, Fashawn, Dag Savage, Cashus King, Choosey and Blame One.
To coincide with the project’s announcement, the duo has released the EP’s title track. They’ve also shared all of the dates for their headlining tour.
Fans can purchase vinyl copies of Blu and Exile’s True & Livin prior to its May 24 release by attending the tour. The two are being joined on the road by Choosey, Pistol McFly, Cashus King, Sirplus and Dag Savage.
Check out Blu and Exile’s tour dates below.
May 2 – Seattle @ The Crocodile
May 10 – Las Vegas @ Ninja Karaoke
May 11 – Berkeley @ Cornerstone
May 14 – Portland @ Mississippi Studios
May 15 – Costa Mesa @ The Wayfarer
May 18 – Chicago @ Subterranean
May 19 – Detroit @ Deluxx Fluxx
May 28 – Atlanta @ 529
May 29 – New Orleans @ The Howlin’ Wolf
May 31 – Fort Worth @ Shipping & Receiving
June 1 – Albuquerque @ Sister Bar
June 2 – Denver @The Black Box
June 6 – Los Angeles @1720
June 7 – New York @ Knitting Factory
TBA – San Diego
TBA – Santa Barbara