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Kool G Rap announces new album ‘Last of a Dying Breed’: Listen

Lead single 'Fly Till I Die' sees the Queens MC team up with fellow hip-hop legend Big Daddy Kane

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Kool G Rap has announced details of his sixth solo album.

The Queens, New York MC, who began his career in the mid-’80s as one half of acclaimed duo Kool G Rap and DJ Polo, will release 'Last of a Dying Breed' on 14th October 2022.

Featuring collaborations with AZ, Sean Price, NEMS and more, as well as production by Domingo, the album marks the follow-up to 2017's 'Return of the Don' and 'Son of a G Rap,' G Rap's 2018 collaborative LP with 38 Spesh. 

Accompanying the announcement of 'Last of a Dying Breed' is lead single 'Fly Till I Die,' featuring Big Daddy Kane. Stream it below.

Cited as a major influence to the likes of Nas, the Notorious B.I.G., Eminem, and Jay-Z, Kool G Rap and DJ Polo came to prominence as members of the Juice Crew, who also included the likes of Big Daddy Kane and DJ Marley Marl at the height of hip-hop's golden age.

The announcement of 'Last of a Dying Breed' coincides with the news that G Rap will be inducted into the National Hip-Hop Museum in Atlanta, Georgia on 26th August. Other inductees will include Slick Rick, Diamond D and Whodini.