Westside Gunn's "And Then You Pray For Me" Release Date & Features Revealed

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Flygod also unveiled the artwork for the "Pray For Paris" sequel, which was also designed by the late Virgil Abloh.

After a long period of teases, a few missed release dates, and much anticipation, could Westside Gunn's next album And Then You Pray For Me finally be around the corner? Well, that's what the Griselda icon promised with his latest IG post, sharing more information about the album than ever. Moreover, he revealed the cover art for the project and its current projected release date (Friday, October 13). Not only that, but Flygod also shared the features and producers that he invited for it, which he absolutely stacked. Before getting into that, though, it's important for everyone to know what this means for his catalog.

For example, the late great Virgil Abloh, a forever close friend of the Buffalo rapper, designed And Then You Pray For Me's artwork. The Off-White creative also designed the cover for Westside Gunn's Pray For Paris, for which this project is a sequel. Of course, this already built up a lot of hype and sentiment around it, even if his team understandably pushed the release date back multiple times. First, it would release in the summer around Paris Fashion Week, then August 11, and now Friday the 13th in October.

Westside Gunn's And Then You Pray For Me Is Closer Than Ever

Furthermore, now that we also have the confirmed features, this release is looking better than ever. Some usual collaborators include Boldy James, Rome Streetz, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, Stove God Cooks, Conductor Williams, Cartier A. Williams, Estee Nack, Daringer, and many more. Westside Gunn also tapped JID, Rick Ross, Denzel Curry, KayCyy, RZA, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Drama, Trapaholics, Peezy, Giggs, and even more exciting names. As such, this is shaping up to be one of the 41-year-old's most stacked tracklists, which is saying something.

Meanwhile, following a standout appearance on Travis Scott's UTOPIA, this could bring in many new fans. Considering the niche that Gunn carved out for himself, this might be his biggest project yet in that vein. We're only a few weeks away from greatness. On that note, stay up to date on HNHH for the latest news and updates on Westside Gunn.

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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.