Contact Us

Reflection Eternal to Drop ‘RPM’ in April

Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek Reflection Eternal — rapper Talib Kweli and producer Hi-Tek — have pushed back the release of their sophomore album, ‘Revolutions Per Minute.’ The long-awaited follow-up to their 2000 debut, Train of Thought,’ will now hit stores on April 20, two weeks after the original street date of April 6.

Following the overwhelming critical success of ‘Train of Thought,’ fans clamored for a new album as the pair went their separate ways professionally. Kweli released a trio of albums starting with 2002′s ‘Quality,’ which Hi-Tek matched with his own ‘Hi-Teknology,’ ‘Hi-Teknology 2: The Chip,’ and ‘Hi-Teknology 3: Underground,’ in addition to working as an in-house producer with Dr. Dre‘s Aftermath Entertainment. ‘Revolutions Per Minute’ represents eight years of independent growth and has already received favorable reviews, including a four and half mic rating from The Source magazine.

To his Twitter followers, Kweli announced, “Every all 126K of you buy ‘Revolutions Per Minute’ the week of April 20th, you will guarantee a Number 1 record for Reflection Eternal … ” ‘The RE:Union’ mixtape, featuring the duo’s classics as well as new tracks like the ‘Just Begun’ collaboration with Mos Def, Jay Electronica, and Roc Nation signee J. Cole, provides a taste of what the full-length will offer, and is available for free download now at YearOfTheBlacksmith.com.

‘Revolutions Per Minute”s lead single ‘Back Again’ is currently on iTunes, with ‘In This World’ available on March 23 following its video premiere Sunday, March 7 on MySpace music. A preview for the video can be seen after the jump.

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!