Gotee hip-hop duo GRITS has captured the latest musical chapter of their decade-long career with Redemption, set to release November 21st.
The 12-song album, co-produced by GRITS and a host of collaborators, features titles including “We Workin”, “Holla At Ya”, “Heyyy”, “Not The Same”, “Tight Wit These”, “Soul Cry”, “Ambitions”, “You Said”, “We Ride”, as well as “Memories”, “Open Bar”, and “Right Back”. The album also features special appearances by Pigeon John, bTwice, Antonio Neal and Can-I-bus.
"This album is what hip-hop is meant to be and what it means to be a voice of and for the people,” says Bonafide, “Redemption, the rise of a new era, songs of freedom.”
Coffee echoes the excitement and describes the album as, "Grits in its rawest form… Passion unraveled and unrivaled, can't wait to see what the industry does with this!”
While their first three albums established GRITS as underground icons, it was their breakthrough fourth album Art Of Translation that solidified the group's assent as one of hip-hop's hottest new rising stars. GRITS cracked MTV2’s Top 10 Most Requested and Top 5 Handpicked and received favorable media coverage in the pages of XXL, Spin, Vibe, Billboard, The Source, URB and other major publications and media. Over the course of their career, GRITS has shared the stage with OutKast, Jay-Z, Nappy Roots, Ice Cube, DJ Shadow, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Goodie Mob, and Monica. They have a Billboard Video Award, 3 Dove Awards, and 2 GRAMMY nods to their credit. Their music has been showcased in multiple big screen movies including this year’s “The Fast AndThe Furious: Toyko Drift,” and “Big Momma’s House 2”, as well as on television shows like “MTV CRIBS”, “The Real World”, “Pimp My Ride”, “Tough Enough”, and “Boston Public”.