San Diego, CA – Madlib’s latest DJ set changed into a showcase of collaborations stashed in his vault. The acclaimed producer previewed an unreleased track that includes the late Mac Miller and Thundercat throughout a present in San Diego on Saturday night time (March 16).
The set additionally included an unreleased observe with Freddie Gibbs, which is able to presumably seem on their upcoming album Bandana.
Madlib enjoying unreleased musix by him ft. Mac x Thundercat + unreleased Freddie Gibbs 👀 pic.twitter.com/OW29c5YqG2
— JOE KAY (@joekay) March 17, 2019
Madlib’s collaboration with Miller could also be proof the 2 recorded an album collectively previous to Miller’s dying in September 2018. In a latest interview with DJBooth, producer Thelonious Martin instructed a narrative about Madlib revealing the LP’s existence to him final summer time.
“[Miller] had this Madlib album, known as Maclib,” Martin mentioned. “I opened for Madlib in Chicago final summer time at Pitchfork. So I’m opening for Madlib, and about 15, 20 minutes left in my set, Madlib pulls up. Pete Rock walks up as properly.
“So I’m attempting to focus and DJ, and Madlib will get on and 15 minutes into his set he simply randomly performs a Mac Miller joint. And I flip to him, I’m like, ‘There’s extra of those, proper?’ He mentioned, ‘Oh, yeah, there’s a complete album. Maclib.’ What! What! He simply saved transferring on along with his DJ set. If Madlib decides to bless the world with that mission, he ought to.”
For now, take heed to what Madlib cooked up with Miller and Thundercat — and Gibbs — above.