After ending a nearly two year drought from releasing full-length projects in August, it seems like Destroy Lonely intends to keep his foot on the gas.
Two weeks after putting out five new songs as part of the NO STYLIST deluxe (Nov. 18), formally titled NS+ Ultra, Lonely visited the Bootleg Kev podcast to discuss an array of topics, including his upcoming docket of releases. Uploaded on Dec. 2, the episode sees Lonely confirm the title of his next studio album If Looks Could Kill, which he tweeted-then-deleted in September, along with announcing that he and label-mate Ken Carson are putting together a collaborative album.
“Im working on my next album,” he said. “That sh*t called ‘If Looks Could Kill.’ Then, I’m finna drop a project with my twin Ken Carson. That’s what I’m doing. Then, my next two tours that I got going on.”
Currently, Lonely is on the road for his “NO STYLIST TOUR,” which spans from Nov. 22-Dec. 21 and includes opened like fellow Opium group Homixide Gang and DJ Blakboy. In this interview clip, it appears that he is anticipating embarking on another two tours after this stint, likely once he rolls out and executes the releases of his next solo LP and the Ken Carson collaborative project.
The second half of 2022 has seen Lonely transform from a beloved underground hero to one of hip-hop’s most exciting acts, regardless of sub-genre. As he looks to burst through into mainstream appeal soon, these next handful of tapes, both currently without release dates or track lists, could see Lonely reach heights previously unimaginable.
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