It’s the Wu-Tang Clan’s 20th anniversary, so of course U-God is going to be dropping a solo project. Golden Arms releases a new single called “Heads Up,” featuring GZA and Jackpot Scotty Wotty.
The Staten Island rapper plans to drop three single in total in the following weeks.
Keynote Speaker features 15 gritty and raw tracks that channel the essence of Wu-Tang‘s staple sound. The album will boast features from Method Man, Inspectah Deck, GZA, Kool Keith, Styles P, and Elzhi from Slum Village. U-God plans to give the fans a rapid fire taste of the album by releasing 3 singles bi-weekly. First up, “Heads Up” will debut today, June 11th and features GZA, as well as his longtime partner in rhyme, Jackpot Scotty Wotty. The hookless song brings you back to the era of Wu-Tang’s original posse cuts and will pull the listener in with back to back verses and assaulting wordplay. The follow up second single, “Fame,” a head nodder featuringStyles P., is slated to be released on July 2nd. U-God will then give fans a glimpse into his life as he chronicles his dark past on a third single, “Skyscraper,” that’s due to debut on July 16th.
U-God’s new album, Keynote Speaker, is due in stores July 23 via RZA’s Soul Temple Records and you can pre-order it here. Listen to “Heads Up” below.