Pharoahe Monch Prepares For W.A.R.: New Album Scheduled for Summer 2010
Pharoahe Monch is on the front lines once again and this time it’s bigger than just album talk. Monch is gearing up to release his new project W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) through a partnership with Duck Down Music, while establishing his company W.A.R. Media as a viable entertainment portal. W.A.R. is the follow-up album to Pharoahe’s Desire project from 2007. Fans can expect what they’ve come to love from Pharoahe on the new LP; complex rapping techniques that are both intricate and intelligent.
Monch states, “I’m incredibly excited about my upcoming release W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) and my new partnership between my company W.A.R. Media, LLC, and Duck Down Music. This album deals with conflicts and resolutions of the spirit, the soul, the government, and the industry among other things. Thus far it features Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid, Jean Grae, Styles P,Phonte, Black Thought, with more to come. It also features production fromM-Phazes, Marco Polo, Mike Low, Fatin, Lee Stone, Exile and others to be announced. I am working diligently to finish the work for a summer release and I am honored to join forces with the Duck Down family during their 15 year anniversary.”
For fans and writers in Austin, TX, catch Pharoahe Monch live in concert during Duck Down’s 15 Year Anniversary SXSW Showcase at The Scoot Inn, on Friday, March 19th. Doors are at 8PM. The Scoot Inn is located on 1308 East 4th Street.
Pharoahe Monch will also join Slaughterhouse for a Canadian Tour starting in early April.
April 3 Saint John, NB Evolution Nightclub April 4 St. John’s, NF Club One April 5 Halifax, NS Paragone Theatre April 7 Ottawa, ON Ritual Nightclub Aprill 8 Toronto, ON Venue TBC April 9 Cornwall, ON Rangatangs Nightclub April 10 Montreal, QC Telus Theatre April 12 Thunder Bay, ON Roxys Nightclub April 13 Winnipeg, MB Pyramid Cabaret April 14 Saskatoon, SK Odeon Events Centre April 15 Calgary, AB The Whiskey Nightclub April 16 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room April 17 Lethbridge, AB Venue TBC Aprl 18 Nelson, BC Spirit Bar April 21 Victoria, BC Element April 22 Vancouver, BC Venue TBC