On Tuesday, The Game took to social media to let fans know that his upcoming album, DRILLMATIC, was once again delayed. The record will now be released on July 8, but to boost fans’ excitement around the release, the rapper shared a single from the project, titled “Violence.”
The Hit-Boy-produced record, which was originally slated for a June 17 release, was initially pushed back to July 1 after the rapper called rolling stone for not including his 2005 studio album The documentary on his list for “200 Greatest Rap Albums of All Time.”
“Heard you want REAL RAP again,” Game wrote on Instagram. “We got you. Game x Hit-Boy woke up and picked ‘VIOLENCE’ today!!!!!!”
In a since-deleted Instagram post, The Game promised big things for DRILLMATICclaiming that the disc will become the “best album” of this year.
“The energy makes me feel like I just signed my contract,” he wrote on Instagram last month. “You’ve never heard me rap like this, I promise you.”
“When this drops, I promise you if you put your ear to it, then you’ll understand why I’m the best rapper alive,” he added. “My controversy has always stomped on my greatness, but all of that is about to change. This album has a strong hold on being the best album of my career.
“It’s just different…the last time I pulled over and wrote in my car was ‘I don’t need your love’ on The documentary. Only thing is, back then it was a U-Haul. Today I stopped the G-Wagon on Labrea because I couldn’t believe how dope the shit in my head was. I’m parked and not moving until this last song is written and finished.
Listen to The Game’s “Violence” produced by Hit-Boy above.
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