Westside Gunn’s trip to Paris has provided him with inspiration for his next project. The Griselda Records leader announced a new solo release titled Pray For Paris social media on Saturday (January 18).

“I’m INSPIRED!!!!!” he wrote on Instagram. “And with that being said I’m making my next project in the next 48hrs Hip Hop saves my life I owe so much to the CULTURE ‘Pray for Paris’ coming Soon and this will be high level ART u have no idea wat your about to get #GXFR #FLYGOD #WSGPRAYFORPARIS #ParisFashionWeek #ICON #Rhude @ochinclovis #Culture.”

Pray For Paris joins Westside’s previously announced Madlib collaborative album as his confirmed projects for 2020. The Buffalo-bred MC kicked off the year by re-releasing his Flyest Nig@@ In Charge Vol. 1 mixtape, which dates back to 2005.

Westside closed out 2019 by releasing his solo mixtape Hitler Wears Hermes 7 in October and the Griselda crew’s Shady Records debut WWCD in November. The latter project, which also featured Conway The Machine and Benny The Butcher, was named one of GroovyTracks’s Best Albums of 2019.

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