Another inexplicable Blu track leaks today, this time with assistance from Tristate and R.A. The Rugged Man. While I had no idea, apparently all three of these artists are now signed to Nature Sounds and have plans of dropping new projects in 2013. This quick-hitting, spunk-filled track is perfect for all three MCs to rip through with gritty swagger. It is especially interesting to hear R.A. The Rugged Man on this song, as he hasn’t dropped a solo project since 2004’s Die, Rugged Man, Die. That will be followed up by Legends Never Die, which looks like it will have an April release date. But what is even more intriguing is that the Soundcloud link makes note of a forthcoming, yet-to-be-titled Blu album. Unfortunately there is no official drop date, only a tentative fall 2013 release.
Listen to “Thelonius King” below. A 45 RPM vinyl record of this release will also be available in April to coincide with Record Store Day.