After critical success in both Murs 3:16 [click to read] and Murray’s Revenge [click to read], Los Angeles emcee Murs and Raleigh producer 9th Wonder [click to read] are giving their third album, Sweet Lord, away for free. Made available for free, unlimited download at MursAnd9thWonder.com, Sweet Lord features 10 originally composed and written tracks.
The effort, which is sponsored by skateboard company and clothier Hurley, is also accepting free donations via Paypal, similar to the approach used by Radiohead with last year’s In Rainbows. The release comes as the second this month for 9th Wonder, who produced the entire Jeanius album [click to read] by Jean Grae.
As for Murs, he is planning a mid-September release for his Murs For President album, the emcee’s major label debut on Warner Brothers. The album features guest appearances, including Snoop Dogg.
Sweet Lord can be streamed in its entirely on HipHopDX [click to listen].