Statik Selektah Previews His New Album Extended Play in NYC
Last night, The Fader offices had a packed house as DJ and producer, Statik Selektah previewed his upcoming studio album, Extended Play. Known for his love and knowledge of authentic hip hop, fans, featured artists, and industry heads alike got to step into his world as he broke down the album, track by track. What made this event very unique and refreshing was the fact that real hip hop aficionados got to walk up and take pictures with him, vibe with him, and even parlay with him as he shared the backdrop to the songs that came about today.
People in attendance included long time industry veteran (and DJ Premier’s manager), Phat Gary, featured artists Termanology and Ea$y Money, SiriusXM, WERS 88.9 FM in Boston, MTV, Urban Daily, HipHopDX, The Source, XXL Magazine, Duck Down Music, and The Fader team.
In addition to the aforementioned artists, other features include Freddie Gibbs, Styles P, Hit Boy, Freeway, Lecrae, Action Bronson, Tony Touch, and many more. As far as upcoming projects, in an interview with Xclusiveszone, Statik revealed a future collaboration with Jay-Z was in the works.
Statik Selektah’s Extended Play will be available in stores and online June 18th.
Check out some of the pictures from the album listening event below.
Photos courtesy of ShowOff.