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Trouble Knows Me (Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring & Madlib) – “Trouble Knows Me”

Future Islands frontman has previously showed off his rap talents on stage, but never on record; when he guested on one of Gangrene’s GTAV tracks, he sang the hook. That changes today as Herring unveils Trouble Knows Me, his new hip-hop duo with superproducer and serial collaborator Madlib. The group are releasing a self-titled 12″ on Madlib’s label this September, and they’ve shared a song from the project that’s also called “Trouble Knows Me.” Herring spits gravelly, low-key lyrics over top of the kind of post-Dilla grimy boom-bap Madlib has long been known for. Listen below.


(via Pitchfork)

Tracklist:

Side A:
01 “Intro (Sensuous Cause)”
02 “Streetsweeper”
03 “Trouble Knows Me”
04 “Interlude (Vision Incomplete)”
05 “Celebrity Vision”
06 “Outro (Drums & Loops)”

Side B:
Instrumentals of side A.

The “Trouble Knows Me” 12″ is out 9/1 on Madlib Invazion. Pre-order it here for a whopping $25.

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