Say It Ain't So! Yasiin Bey Closes Out Career at D.C.'s Kennedy Center
Black Dante made sure his energy was high during this three-night performance. | Photo taken by Jati Lindsay/Kennedy Center for Okayplayer.
Photo Credit: Jati Lindsay/Kennedy Center for Okayplayer.

Yasiin Bey Resurfaces on Rattling New Single From BUY MY DRUGS

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. Source: Soundcloud

Yasiin Bey's not done yet. Yesterday, the lauded Brooklyn artist joined the Hot 97 team for a rare hour-long interview that covered everything from McGregor v. Mayweather to Trump v. The World.  ,

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And while we were advised to expect exceedingly less of the embattled rapper in the wake of his "retirement," his current farewell tour proves otherwise. Last week, he dropped by one of Dave Chappelle's Radio City sets and tonight he'll hit the stage in Seattle before moving on to Portland this weekend and bidding the west adieu for good (?) But before we get there, it's a good time to note that he's yet to deliver his last bar. A new song from "loom-trap" collective, BUY MY DRUGS, surfaced last week with a fresh pair of verses from the man who claimed he'd delivered his last only nine months back.

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You can hear it below. Hit the link to grab your copy of the single via Bandcamp and explore the track's lyrics. Scroll on for Yasiin Bey's full touring itinerary for this fall and hold tight for his next transmission. Could be any moment now.


Tour Dates:

Aug 31 @ Neptune Theatre – Seattle, WA

Sep 02 @ Roseland Theater – Portland, OR

Sep 09 @ Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA

Sep 13 @ Fox Theater – Oakland, CA

Sep 21 @ Concord Music Hall – Chicago, IL

Sep 28 @ L’Olympia – Montreal, Canada

Sep 29 @ Les Docks – Lausanne, Switzerland

Oct 01 @ The Novo by Microsoft – Los Angeles, CA