The Black Opera Drops 'The Great Year' LP + Stream
The Black Opera celebrates the release of The Great Year LP with a full stream of the project, which dropped this week via Mello Music Group. The project is the follow-up to their Libretto LP – the final installment of the three-part series dubbed The Black Op:Era I! Keeping with the “Art is all that matters” ethos, the individuals behind TBO remain confined to the shadows while the tracks do the heavy lifting with an aesthetic grounded in a deep desire to expose truth, reject assimilation and encourage a renaissance of thought. Peep game:
Trusted with a culture kept under the concrete, the warning has been spread for years. Many assumed their operations were limited to underground societies or secret networks. But, The Black Opera have been among us all along. The time to hide is behind them. There will be no riot; the revolution has already taken place. The Great Year has come.
The newest movement from The Black Opera is truth. After the telling of the three part epic, The Black Op: Era I, TBO has returned without allegory or allusion. The Great Year is a modern story of emergence and art- a resistance to assimilation. It is a story of triumph and camaraderie and a renaissance of new thinking.
The new album’s influences musically are as diverse as they are aesthetically. From tribal rhythms to overdriven synths and from pulsing drums to intimate vocals, The Great Year’s sound is distinctly its own. Taking on a modern day palette, TBO has envisioned a new world, musically. With orchestration from creative minds like Tall Black Guy, Waajeed, yU and Arjun Singh, The Black Opera have assembled a team to help them communicate their message to the world.
Across the world, people put on the mask to reveal their faces. We are The Black Opera.