Gilbere Forte - The Awakening

Posted 3 years ago
Producer:
RAAK
Album:

Despite the heavy exposure Gilbere Forte’s received in The DJBooth, I suppose it’s possible that some people are still sleeping on him. If you happen to be one of these somnolent souls, it’s time to wake up and smell the coffee; now that the Philly-by-way-of-Flint spitter’s inked a deal with Epic Records, his name is going to be in your ears whether you like it or not. On new single The Awakening, his first release as a major-label signee, the artist reflects on the personal and financial hardship he’s weathered in order to make it to his current position of power. His poignant bars come backed by the atmospheric synth-sample production of frequent collaborator RAAK. Along with its moody, stylized visuals, this record serves as the official trailer for new street album PRAY. Keep it locked for the latest on the project, set to drop May 15, via the artist’s official site.

Gilbere Forte' AlternativeEditors PicksMusic Videos

Written by
Posted 3 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Gilbere Forte'

Gilbere Forte - PRAY Cover
Album: PRAY
Philly-bred artist Gilbere Forte' is no stranger to The DJBooth. Over the past three years, the innovative and genre-pushing Forte' has seen 33 of his records featured on our homepage. Along with three mixtapes, two special... More
Posted on May 15, 2013

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Juicy J’s “Ballin” Single “Featuring” Kanye is an Exercise in Unmet Expectations

Juicy J and Kanye on the same track is a guaranteed banger, right? Wrong. Read More
Posted about 7 hours ago by DJ Z

Strange Music & Monster Energy Announce Winner of Tech N9ne’s Warrior Built Contest

The winner will be flown to Kansas City to record a new version of the indie superstar's "P.T.S.D." single. Read More
Posted about 8 hours ago by DJ Z

André 3000 to Deliver Huge Co-Sign to $ilk Money on “DECEMBA” Remix

The Richmond rapper's profile is going to reach a new level on Thursday. Read More
Posted 8 hours ago by DJ Z

From a Symbol of Wealth to a Symbol of Disgust: Donald Trump In Rap Music

Donald Trump running for President has changed his relationship with hip-hop artists. Read More
Posted 9 hours ago by Yoh

The Weeknd We Knew is Dead & Gone In Evolutionary “Starboy” Video

The Daft Punk-assisted lead single gets a sleek, powerful visual to match. Read More
Posted about 12 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Meet Paul White, Danny Brown’s Secret Weapon

The British producer has been quietly killing the game with his unique sound and extensive range. Read More
Posted 12 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.