Armand Hammer Team Up With Benjamin Booker On Lengthy New Track "Doves"

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The track was added to a new deluxe edition of "We Buy Diabetic Test Strips."

Last year, prolific rappers billy woods and E L U C I D teamed up once again as Armand Hammer for a new album called We Buy Diabetic Test Strips. The project was a huge favorite among experimental rap fans and one of the most acclaimed hip-hop records of the year. Now, the pair have returned with a deluxe expansion of the album. The new version dropped on streaming earlier this week and while it only has one additional song, it's quite a substantial addition.

The track is called Doves and it features singer Benjamin Booker. Booker also co-produced the song alongside regular Armand Hammer collaborator Kenny Segal. Segal actually worked with billy woods on an entire collaborative album last year called Maps in addition to his work on Test Strips. While the pair are no strangers to experimentation this is one of their most out there songs yet. The track spans nearly 9 minutes and a large part of its first half is taken up by an ambient introduction. The track was also dropped alongside an ominous black and white music video. something the pair don't do often. Check out the full experimental new cut from billy and E L U C I D below.

Armand Hammer x Benjamin Booker x Kenny Segal

Earlier this year, Armand Hammer announced a new vinyl-only album. The project was exclusively being released in physical format. It was even further limited by the fact that fans could only purchase it at the duo's live shows. The increased rarity of the project makes it a sought after collectors item among fans.

What do you think of the new Armand Hammer and Benjamin Booker song "Doves?" Do you think it should have been included on the original tracklist of We Buy Diabetic Test Strips? Let us know in the comment section below.

Quotable Lyrics:
"Every bird on the stove glowing red,
Save yourself friend,
That's the best I can give,
Save yourself"

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.