HipHopDX Premiere: Bay Area MC Tree Thomas has dropped the follow-up to the 2015 single “LESSONS” — the aptly titled “LESSONS Part II.” The song offers the blossoming rapper’s introspective musings on how to learn from failed relationships. Produced by DJ J12 and DJ Buddy, the track allows Thomas’ words to glide over the mellow beat.

“I think this is my best work thus far, hands down,” Thomas tells HipHopDX. “I’ve been waiting to hear the perfect beat to make this ‘Part II’ and I honestly think Buddy and J12 came from god [laughs]. Buddy is easily one of the most unknown and underrated producers in the Bay Area. I’m blessed we got to work early.”

Listen to it above.