Tidal Graves

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Tidal Graves
EP by
Khary, Lege Kale
ReleasedJuly 28, 2017
Genre Hip hop, rap, electronic, R&B
Label As We Arrive LLC
Producer Lege Kale

Tidal Graves is a collaborative EP project from American rapper Khary and American Record producer Lege Kale. It was released independently on July 28, 2017, under As We Arrive.

Record producer Individual who oversees and manages the recording of an artists music

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Malik Keith, Better known as Lege Kale or Lege 伝説, is an American Record Producer and Vocalist from Columbus, Ohio. In 2016 he gained critical acclaim as the co-producer for Kyle's hit song iSpy Featuring Lil Yachty. His joint EP, "Tidal Graves" with frequent collaborator Khary released on July 28, 2017.

Contents

Background

Tidal Graves features eight tracks. Khary is the main vocalist on every track, with Lege providing back up vocals and a guest verse on the last track "Desperado". All songs on the project were produced by Lege Kale. Additional production was added to a few songs by Mike Irish & West1ne. The photo used in the artwork was taken by Sergey Kolivayko, the creative director at Field Guide Co.

Release and promotion

Tidal Graves was released on July 28, 2017, after a string of successful listening parties in Los Angeles and New York.

Singles

On February 7, 2017, Khary debuted their first single "Stronger" from their project via The Fader. [1] On March 10th, 2017, Their Second Single, Too Fast, Was released by Lege. On July 21st, 2017, The Music Video for "Too Fast" was premiered via Mass Appeal and revealed the cover art & official release date for the project. [2] On July 26th 2017, Khary & Lege Premiered official annotated lyrics for their project with Genius. [3]

Reception

The project was met with critical acclaim from blogs and fans alike, gaining support from blogs such as HotNewHipHop, [4] [5] Revolt Tv, [6] 2DopeBoyz, [7] Okayplayer, [8] Nest HQ, [9] XXL [10] & Genius. [3] On August 17th, Ebro Darden Presented "Fujiko" on his Beats 1 Radio Show

Ibrahim "Ebro" Darden is an American media executive and Radio personality. Until 2014, he was Vice President of Programming for Emmis Communications' New York contemporary urban station WQHT. He is currently a co-host on the Hot 97 morning show, Ebro in the Morning, alongside Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez. As of 2015, Darden also hosts a hip hop music-based radio show on Beats 1.

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Track listing

All tracks are written by Khary, Lege Kale.

No.TitleProducersLength
1."Tidal Graves"Lege Kale4:24
2."Stronger"Lege Kale3:52
3."Too Fast"Lege Kale, Mike Irish, West1ne3:44
4."Fujiko"Lege Kale4:39
5."Control Pt. 1"Lege Kale3:38
6."Control Pt. 2"Lege Kale3:57
7."Desperado"Lege Kale4:48
Total length:30:00

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