21 Savage Sets Release Date for New Album, 'I Am > I Was Out'


21 Savage has a particular Christmas current in thoughts for all his followers: a brand new album. The Atlanta hip-hop artist will drop his sophomore album I Am > I Was Out on Friday, Dec. 21 Slaughter Gang/Epic Records, simply in time for the festive season.

After a string of cryptic tweets courting again to August, Savage let the information fly with a shock social media submit. According to a followup assertion from his document firm, the brand new set represents “one other evolution” in his recording profession. “His razor sharp flows, intelligent ad-libs, easy supply, massive screen-ready lyriocs, and incisive hooks reduce deeper than ever earlier than. At the identical time, he will get extra private and, because of this, extra highly effective,” the assertion reads. Just days earlier, 21 shared the album’s paintings (see beneath).

I Am > I Was Out is the followup to 2017’s Issa Album, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 (his Without Warning set with Offset &ok Metro Boomin in the identical yr reached No. four).

To have fun the brand new launch, Savage is selling a brand new assortment of branded attire on his official on-line retailer and at an official one-day pop-up, to be held this Sunday (Dec. 16) at DOM Gallery in Los Angeles. He’ll hope to attain himself some swag at subsequent yr’s Grammys, the place he’s nominated for “Record of the Year” and “Best Rap/Sung Performance” for his help on Post Malone’s “rockstar”.