GRiZ declares new album and tour, releases first single, 'I'm Good'
GRiZ has introduced his sixth studio album, Ride Waves, together with an accompanying US tour and launched the primary single off the album “I’m Good” in addition. In basic GRiZ model, the multi-instrumentalist has introduced the upcoming work in a fluid and aware course of.
“I’m Good” serves an acceptable catalyst to the hype that GRiZ is able to accumulating. The funk-fueled observe has all the pieces acquainted with a celebration with GRiZ on the helm: fluid sax, a collective singing soulful constructive messages, and drops that offers listeners time to get down. “I’m Good” is a observe that’s uniting, and contemplating the truth that GRiZ meticulously fleshes out his concepts and tasks, unity will likely be a significant theme within the full album The 14-track LP—judging from his options and previous releases—will delve into hip-hop, soul, funk, all tied along with that curated GRiZ electronica. However, Ride Waves may very well be one thing utterly new.
The artist has completed loads prior to now two years. He embedded himself in an array of communities and relationships, together with his personal artistic exile, in addition to philanthropic endeavors. He got here out a HuffPost op-ed in 2017, which led him to be named Michigan’s Face of Pride in 2018 by USA Today and partnered with Dan Savage’s Foundation, It Gets Better. The Guardian praised him for his efforts with GRiZMAS, which has raised greater than $100,000 in direction of Detroit public faculty college students.
Ride Waves will function DRAM, Wiz Khalifa, the legendary Bootsy Collins, Muzzy Bearr, Matisyahu, The Harlem Gospel Choir, Chicago’s South Side’s Chicago Children’s Choir, and extra. Be it musically or emotionally, there may be certain to be one thing for everyone on this LP. Even Snoop Dogg despatched in a verse from his studio in Long Beach.
With the aware realization that not solely his music but additionally his place as a public determine can be utilized as a drive of intrinsic good, GRiZ’s Ride Waves seems to function an trustworthy private expression and a name to motion in direction of the drive of kindness, accountability, and unity.
The US tour will kick off in March, hitting Costa Rica’s Envision Festival, New Orleans for Buku Music & Arts Project, Miami’s Ultra Music Festival, and contact down in Brooklyn, Philly, St. Augustine, Minneapolis, and extra. See the complete checklist of tour dates here.
Ride Waves observe checklist
1. Can’t Get Enough
2. I’m Good
three. My Friends and I Pt. 2 ft Snoop Dogg & Prob Cause
four. Cruise Control ft BXRBER
5. A New Day ft Matisyahu
6. The Prayer
7. It Gets Better ft DRAM
eight. Bustin’ Out ft Bootsy Collins
9. Caught Up ft Muzzy Bearr
10. Maybe ft Yoshi Flower)
11. The Escape
12. Mercy ft Valentina
13. Barrel Of A Gun ft Leo Napier
14. Find My Own Way ft Wiz Khalifa