On December 18th, Pusha T will release his new album, King Push — Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. In anticipation, the LP is streaming in full below via Spotify.
The 10-track effort follows 2013’s impressive My Name Is My Name, and serves as the G.O.O.D. Music CEO’s second LP to date as well as the prequel to King Push, which is expected in the spring. Joining the MC are a handful of guests, such as Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, and The-Dream; co-producers include Kanye, Timbaland, Q-Tip, Hudson Mohawke, Boi-1da, and Baauer, among others.
Pre-orders for the album are ongoing.
King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude Tracklist:
03. M.F.T.R. (feat. The-Dream)
04. Crutches, Crosses, Caskets
05. M.P.A. (feat. Kanye West, ASAP Rocky and The-Dream)
06. Got Em Covered (feat. Ab-Liva)
07. Keep Dealing (feat. Beanie Sigel)
08. Retribution (feat. Kehlani)
10. Sunshine (feat. Jill Scott)
Additionally, Pusha T has announced a 2016 North American tour in support of Darkest Before Dawn. Consult the full schedule below.
Pusha T 2016 Tour Dates:
03/03 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
03/04 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
03/06 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
03/08 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
03/09 – Los Angeles, CA @ Belasco Theater
03/12 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
03/14 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall
03/17 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
03/20 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
03/21 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
03/22 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend
03/23 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
03/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Theatre
03/26 – New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater
03/29 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
03/30 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
04/01 – Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
04/02 – Toronto, ON @ The Danforth Music Hall
04/04 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
04/05 – Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
04/06 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
Update — Friday, 10:30 a.m.: Pusha T has also shared a short film to accompany Darkest Before Dawn. Starring the MC, the 22-minute, Kid Art-directed visual follows a handful of street hustlers, chronicling their seedy lives of crime.