LA/Berlin based rapper, songwriter and actor, Black Prez who has done shows with Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, G-Unit, and many others, will be dropping his new album Berla on Friday, August 13th. He’s been compared to Chance The Rapper, KYLE, Childish Gambino, and Jack Harlow and his music can be found on Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Fast & Furious, Netflix, Call of Duty, Power, Empire, MTV, BET and HBO. Black Prez has a unique sound and always represents where he comes from. He chose BERLA as the title for this album because he started recording in LA and finished recording in Berlin. Black Prez states “I think this album really represents two sides as well. I have two sides to me. I have two sides to life. And I live on two sides of the world.”
Barbasauce, who produced the album, has gained worldwide success producing music for some of YouTube’s biggest music artists. He’s amassed over 200 hundred million plays on YouTube and over 100 million on Spotify. In addition to producing the album, he is also featured on a couple songs (either singing or rapping). Barbasauce’s other
Black Prez recently released the first two singles, Häagen Dazs and What It Is, which were featured on 24/7 Hip Hop and have been played on NAM Radio, Futuristic Beats, Ejazz Radio and Roadie Music. While those two songs were both upbeat summer anthems, the album also deals with very timely and personal issues. Black Prez’s single Riding The
His song You Did It is very relevant right now with the Black Lives Matter movement and the importance of promoting inclusivity and acceptance. Black Prez wrote this track right around the time that he heard the news of Elijah McClain, a young man from Aurora who was killed by police. Being from Aurora himself, this really hit close to home. Black Prez saw the people that he grew up with in Elijah. The kids he played with as a child, his friends and even his family.
The new album will be available on all major streaming services.
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