BLACKALICIOUS have announced the release of Imani, Vol. 1, the follow-up to their 2005 release, The Craft, which will drop on August 14th, 2015. Fans can hear "On Fire Tonight" via Rolling Stone and support their Pledge Music campaign, whose proceeds go towards launching the record, here:http://goo.gl/hKVvMZ.
Imani Vol. 1 will also be the first volume of a trilogy, and features appearances from Lifesavas, Lateef, Japanese-American rapper Lyrics Brown, funk band Monophonics, polyphonic Afro-Pop singer Zap Mama, and Fantastic Negrito who won a performance onNPR's "Tiny Desk". Bosko (Big Boi, Kanye West), Myron of retro soul duo Myron & E, Imani Coppola, and Amde Hamilton also appear on the record.
A tour is also expected later this year.