Following his standout appearance on Travis Scott’s “Utopia,” his new album is a star-studded masterpiece, featuring collaborations with some of the biggest names in the industry.
“And Then You Pray For Me” boasts contributions from legendary figures such as RZA, Rick Ross, Jeezy, Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, J.I.D., DJ Drama, Giggs, Ty Dolla $ign, Denzel Curry, Stove God Cooks, Tay Keith, Boldy James, EST Gee, Rome Streetz, Daringer, Conductor Williams, Beat Butcha and many more.
In a heartfelt tribute to the late Virgil Abloh, a close friend of Westside Gunn, the renowned Off-White creative designed the artwork for “And Then You Pray For Me.”
Westside Gunn took a unique approach to the creation of “And Then You Pray For Me,” recording most of the album overseas.
Immersing himself in inspiring environments, he laid down tracks in Paris, Athens, London, and Denmark. This international journey not only allowed him to focus on his music, but also provided a chance to nurture his creativity, enhance his fashion design skills, and prioritize his mental well-being.
By stepping away from the negative energy of social media, Westside Gunn was able to craft an album that is deeply personal and resonates with authenticity.
“I’ve been living a healthy, sucka-free life, and it’s given me a new energy” Gunn confesses. “I feel better than I ever have; stronger and smarter. I’m the best curator in the game right now and that’s said by the who’s who — not me. GOD is the greatest. I love ya’ll.”
Fans can expect “And Then You Pray For Me” to be a testament to Westside Gunn’s artistry, showcasing his growth as an artist and his unwavering commitment to creating meaningful, impactful music.