Los Angeles, CA – Anyone who’s a fan of electro is aware of about Egyptian Lover. The electro-Hip Hop pioneer is liable for crafting a number of the finest b-boy/b-girl jams on the planet, together with 1984’s “Egypt Egypt” and “What Is A D.J. If He Can’t Scratch.”

Over the weekend, the Uncle Jamm’s Army vet introduced his subsequent album — the appropriately titled 1985 — is dropping earlier than 2018 wraps up.

“1985 Album is coming mid December,” he wrote on Facebook. “12” Beyond the Galaxy with DJ Qbert Coming Soon!”

1985 will function the follow-up to 1984, which Egyptian Lover launched in 2015. It boasts options from fellow electro-Hip Hop legends Newcleus and Juan Atkins in addition to QBert, Funk Master and Ozone Zarcon.

“Brian Ellis is my keyboard participant and we’ve been working collectively for 10 years on these two albums,” Egyptian Lover tells HipHopDX. “1984 and 1985 are my favourite albums ever. I poured some huge cash into these two albums over $100,000 and I’m very glad with the result. I additionally remade a Wham track ‘Everything She Wants.’ This album is unimaginable.”

This yr additionally marks the 35th anniversary of his imprint Egyptian Empire Records, which helped launch the careers of artists resembling Rodney O & Joe Cooley.