Open Mike Eagle announces new album and tour with latest single “WFLD 32”

Open Mike Eagle announces new album and tour with latest single "WFLD 32"
Open Mike Eagle Photo by Kim Newmoney

Open Mike Eagle returns to announce his upcoming project Another Triumph of Ghetto Engineering with an August 25th release date via Auto Reverse. Alongside the announcement, the LA-by-way-of-Chicago rapper shares his newest single “WFLD 32,” featuring long time collaborators, eshu tune (the rap persona of Hannibal Buress who recently released his single “I LIFT WEIGHTS” this past June), still rift and video dave. Starting August 16th, OME will set out on a 15-date tour with stops in Atlanta, Memphis, North Carolina, Missouri, Pennsylvania and more.

This latest offering follows in the footsteps of his previous work with OME demonstrating his refined penmanship and signature pensive flow. On “WFLD 32,” listeners can find the rapper ruminating over his life goals, a desire to perfect his art and overall anxieties that come with financial dues and putting music out into the world.

Another Triumph of Ghetto Engineering, like the title, is a sobering reflection on black creativity, specifically in the rap and hip-hop space, mixed with OME’s own personal experiences. Speaking on the album, he shares “In the ghetto we never stop toiling! These songs are all fancy ways of saying ‘fuck you’ to people that ignore us and ‘thank you’ to people that care if we live or die! Pay close attention to the song titles! This is another triumph of ghetto engineering! I took that cover photo. Thats my mama’s hand!”

Upcoming Live Dates

8/16 – Lansing, MI @ Hall 224
8/17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit Hall
8/18 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
8/19 – Lexington, KY @ The Burl
8/20 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
8/21 – Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle
8/22 – Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Tavern
8/23 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
8/24 – Charleston, NC @ Music Farm
8/25 – Atlanta, GA @ Hell at The Masquerade
8/26 – Memphis, TN @ Growlers
8/27 – St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
8/29 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
8/31 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Resident Head
9/1 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad

Stream “WFLD 32” HERE


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