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Hear SpaceGhostPurrp’s Darkly Shining ‘Starz’

SpaceGhostPurrp / Photo by Devin Christopher

If SpaceGhostPurrp’s 4AD debut Mysterious Phonk left you wanting for the bleakly banging lo-fi excursions that put the Floridian rap iconoclast on the map, well, you’re in luck. In honor of his just launched tour, the Miami MC has gifted us with “Starz,” a crunchy, unpolished slab of granite that confidently declares, “I … am … the nigga … you wanna be.” Leaking through the speakers like a vintage Bone Thugs cassingle caught on loop, the intensely rhythmic track is fleshed out by the rapper’s hypnotic chants, which seem to summon a chorus of demonic doppelgängers who groan and toast along. “Said she go to church just to repent / Come back around me, now she wanna sin,” Purrp hisses before asserting his dominance over everyone who’s listening. The up-and-comer is currently on the road with the rest of the Raider Klan on the BMW (Black Money World) tour, named in honor of his December Black Man’s Wealth EP.


SpaceGhostPurrp and Raider Klan tour dates:
March 21 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
March 23 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
March 24 – Washington, DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel
March 25 – New York, NY @ Santos Party House
March 26 – Boston, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
March 27 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts – Wolf Building
March 30 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog
March 31 – Ann Arbor, MI @ Blind Pig
April 01 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
April 02 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Avenue Entry
April 04 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
April 05 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
April 07 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
April 09 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
April 10 – Portland, OR @ Peter’s Room, Roseland Theater
April 11 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
April 14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
April 21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella