Today, Chicago rapper Lil Zay Osama releases a deluxe edition of his gripping, critically acclaimed mixtape Trench Baby on Warner Records. In addition to previously released songs with Windy City luminary G Herbo and Florida’s Jackboy, the deluxe version includes four new songs, and a few new features, that showcase the narrative power and emotional resonance of Zay’s self-described “pain music.”
Zay peels back his layers with the riveting “Exbitch” visual that lets viewers into the core of him. Dealing with multiple exes and projecting lyrics with a Rorschach test, Zay presents introspective confidence in all his thoughts.
The new material on Trench Baby Deluxe includes appearances from Detroit’s Sada Baby and Brooklyn drill star Sheff G (“One of Those”), as well as North Carolina’s rising Stunna 4 Vegas (“Like a Pimp”). Whether solo or alongside others, Lil Zay Osama reprises his role as one of rap’s most moving storytellers. Stream the project below.
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