A week ahead of its release on June 23rd, you can now stream Elijah Blake’s debut album, Shadows & Diamonds, below. I know I’ll find something I like on the singer’s debut especially with No I.D. and Salaam Remi amongst the producers too. DeJ Loaf, James Poyser, and more contribute as well.
The recent Elijah Blake single with DeJ Loaf naturally gets the visual treatment today. Here’s the new visuals for “I Just Wanna…” off the upcoming debut album, Shadows & Diamonds.
Elijah Blake graces your R&B playlists with this very solid new release “Black Whiskey”. A variety of deliveries plus a great production from Trakmatik makes for a *Tibs Fav. below.
TBT #17 takes it back to the 70s as the Chef rhymes fast over The O’Jays “Back Stabbers”. In fact, it’s not often that Raekwon raps this fast lately. On top of that, you may recognize the melody of the original in Elijah Blake’s single last year with Common: “X.O.X.” That drove me crazy until I realized the connection. Alas, good vibes to kick off your morning below.
Elijah Blake has continually impressed this year and his recent string of songs, videos, and smaller EP projects has led up to this — the 8-track Drift EP. J. Cole makes the lone feature as you can stream in its entirety below and check out the new video for “Strange Fruit” to reel ya in. Songs About Melody is the debut album up next.