Offset revealed his plans to release his second solo album in October, hoping to show “a lot more personality” than before.
Rapper Migos has been teasing his 2019 debut album ‘Father Of 4’ for some time now.
Last November, I was planning to release the album; However, out of respect for the death of his late friend and his music talent Takeoff, he pushed it back and fans have been wondering when it will come out ever since. Speaking to Ebro Darden for Apple Music 1, Offset told the radio personality that the album is “coming in October, but right now we’re just pushing.”
“Creative, content-wise, I’m going to keep releasing,” he continued, “The release started with ‘Jealousy,’ so I’m going to keep releasing ever since. So , with this album, I’m sure going to show much more, personality, much more [de] is Offset, creatively. Going to the next level.”
Ahead of the original November 2022 release date, Offset released two singles, ‘54321’ and ‘Code’ featuring Moneybagg Yo. However, after his former record label Quality Control Music allegedly claimed ownership of ‘54321’, produced by Baby Keem, the Georgia rapper sued them in August 2022 for ownership of his claim to his solo music despite having paid “handsomely” to get the rights to it. own recordings.
This week, however, Offset voluntarily dropped his legal dispute with QC as both sides settled out of court. According to Billboard, Offset originally signed a production deal with the label in 2013, giving him ownership of his work as part of Migos, as well as any solo project.
Offset’s ‘Father of 4’ was released on February 22, 2019. It debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 chart with 89,000 units in its first week. NME gave that debut record four stars, saying, “Overall, though, ‘Father 4′ is a solid body of work that makes a convincing case that Offset is currently in the best position to be Migos’ solo star. : Once again , the final act of the trilogy is the best.”
“Jealousy,” the album’s launch single, featuring Cardi B, was released on July 28. The theme, sampled by Three 6 Mafia, is their last collaboration as a couple, others being ‘MotorSport’ and ‘Clout’.
On Good Morning America, Offset discussed working with Jamie Lee Curtis on the promo sketch for “Jealousy,” where the two recreated James Brown’s famous 1988 CNN interview. “Jamie Lee Curtis is a real one,” he said. “So the way it happened is I DMed Jamie Lee Curtis on Instagram and I said, ‘Hey, I have an idea. I’d love to work with you.'”
And he continued: “He answered me very quickly. He said: ‘Yes, I have you, but you have to follow me’. That’s how I knew he was cool.”
Cardi B surprised her fans by performing ‘Clout’ and ‘MotorSport’ with her husband during their main set. The Migos rapper also paid tribute to his late “brother” Takeoff through Jackson 5’s ‘Never Can Say Goodbye’. The 28-year-old died after being shot in Houston last November .
In June, Offset and Quavo performed together for the first time since Takeoff’s death at the 2023 BET Awards. After the event, the former said the experience “cleansed my soul.”