Check this brand new track 'Expressive' off Slum Village's brand new album 'YES!'

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Here's a real reason to celebrate on this hump day: funky, hypnotic, and excellent new music from Detroit's incomparable Slum Village. "Expressive," produced by J Dilla, features BJ "The Chicago Kid" and Illa J. The album it's from, YES, will be released on June 16, 2015, and the song first debuted on sneaker pimps Complex's site yesterday. 


Dig the crazy retro album cover art. Want to read a press release? Of course you do.

Slum Village will release their new album, YES!, on 6-16-2015 and will also be headed out on tour with the Soul Brother #1 (Pete Rock) for eight dates in June (tour dates are listed below). Today, SV unveils a new track, “Expressive,” f/ BJ The Chicago Kid & Illa J (produced by J Dilla) and also present the artwork and track-listing for YES! The album features guest appearances and production from De La Soul, Jon Connor, Phife, Dilla, Black Milk, BJ The Chicago Kid, Bilal, Illa J & J Ivy.

Official Tracklisting & Credits:
1.) “Intro” (produced by J Dilla)
2.) “Fantastic/Love Is” f/ Bilal & Illa J (produced by J Dilla)
3.) “Tear It Down” f/ Jon Connor (produced by J Dilla)
4.) “Expressive” f/ BJ The Chicago Kid & Illa J (produced by J Dilla)
5.) “Push It Along” f/ Phife Dawg (produced by Young RJ)
(https://soundcloud.com/official-slumvillage/push-it-along-feat-phife-dawg/s-f4Lie)
6.) “Windows” f/ J Ivy (produced by J Dilla)
7.) “Yes Yes” (Remix) (produced by J Dilla & Young RJ)
8.) “Right Back” f/ De La Soul (produced by J Dilla & Young RJ)
9.) “We On The Go!!” f/ Black Milk & Frank Nitt (produced by Black Milk)
10.) “Too Much” f/ Keely (produced by J Dilla & Young RJ)
11.) “Where We Come From” (produced by Young RJ)
12.) “What We Have” f/ Kam Corvet & Illa J (produced by J Dilla)

SV and Pete Rock will also be adding more dates for their North American tour; the new dates and stops are:
6-18-15: Greensboro, NC
6-20-15: Raleigh, NC
6-21-15: Jacksonville, FL
6-22-15: Atlanta, GA
6-23-15: Birmingham, AL
6-25-15: New Orleans, LA
6-26-15: Little Rock, AR
6-27-15: Dallas, TX



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Mike McGonigal

Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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