With the holiday season in full swing, Trippie Redd is playing the role of Santa Claus and came bearing gifts in the form of a nine-track project titled Hate is Dead for his fans. The Ohio native didn’t give much notice on the mixtape’s arrival but it arrived on SoundCloud on Monday night (December 20).

“@hnrzhunter is dropping 8 of my songs at 10pm if u comment ‘1400’ 50k times HATE IS DEAD mixTAPE hurry before it’s to late these are all songs by me only 1 feature,” Trippie wrote regarding his manager be involved in the release. 

Trippie stars front-and-center standing alone to carry the effort with the only guest coming on the ninth and final bonus track “Hate” in K Suave. The 22-year-old gets experimental with catchy hooks and syrupy rhymes over starry production where he seems to be most comfortable in his own world.

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Trippie Redd also paid tribute to late West Coast rapper Drakeo The Ruler who was stabbed and killed backstage at a Los Angeles festival over the weekend at just 28 years old.

“Rip Drakeo u really supported me when u came home I can’t do nun but thank u bro and wish u a beautiful journey to the other side,” he wrote.

Stream the EP below.