In a new profile for Pitchfork, Earl Sweatshirt revealed that his latest album is officially his last project with Columbia Records because he wants to “do riskier shit.”
“Figuring out how you can be radical from within the system breaks your head,” he said. “That’s where I’m really at: that frustrating-ass place. And this is the best attempt I got. Only so much can happen above ground.”
“I’m trying to communicate myself using sacred theme music for my soul and for people’s souls,” he said. “I’m trying to submit this as my contribution to the tapestry. I spent time making sure that it stands out but still fits into something that’s bigger than me.”
Read the whole interview here.