Track List

Soul Provider

Another Day


All These Ladies (feat. Dr. Oop)

Party Of Two

Back To Basic’s

On The Radio

You’re Gonna Die Someday

Life Is A Gamble (feat. Donel Smokes, Trek Life & Co$$)

Things We Say (feat. Aloe Blacc)

Hot For Yall (feat. Donel Smokes)

Hard Workers (feat. Blame One)

Sold The Soul

Stress Off The Chest

Bonus 7": Alberico

Bonus 7": Bellogente

Blu & Exile - In The Beginning: Before The Heavens (2xLP - Green Swirl Vinyl + 7")
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Release Date: 12/15/17
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Fat Beats exclusive green swirl colored 2LP vinyl, limited to 500 copies. Includes exclusive solid green vinyl 7" including previously unreleased bonus beats "Alberico" and "Bellogente".

10 years after Blu and Exile released their magnum opus Below the Heavens, the California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. In the Beginning: Before the Heavens contains rare songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault. Their third collaboration follows 2012’s Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them, and is slated for an October release.

In The Beginning: Before the Heavens is made of up songs that are raw and untouched, keeping the authenticity of Blu and Exile’s creativity at the time. The album has guest appearances from familiar names like Dr. Oop, Donel Smokes, Aloe Blacc, and Blame One. While “Soul Provider,” “Another Day,” and “Party of Two” appeared on Blu’s Lifted EP, the majority of these songs showcase Blu rapping at his peak, maintaining his underground attitude as he dishes on reaching star status (“Constellations”), getting radio play (“On the Radio”), or opposing views in a problem-ridden world (“You’re Gonna Die Someday”). Exile, meanwhile, builds a golden hip-hop era feel with head-nodding samples and DJ scratches.