We're excited to announce today that The Sound Of Low Class Amerika, I Self Devine's first Rhymesayers release since 2005 is now available for pre-order!

CLICK HERE to Pre-Order from Fifth Element today!With your CD or translucent blue double Vinyl pre-order, you'll get an exclusive download of the fourth project in The Culture Series called The Shining Path. Not only that, a limited edition t-shirt is also included. These items are only available to those who pre-order.

To get y'all ready we're dropping the first single from the project today for free download. Check out "The Origin Of Urban Crisis" below. Download for FREE.

In The Sound of Low Class Amerika, you can feel the passion I Self Devine delivers on topics of community, class and social injustice in America as he spits truths to inspire the masses. The album is both a narrative for the current state of the world and a telling history as to how we arrived here. I Self Devine's truly unique voice and style create a sense of urgency and call to action while leading and equipping the listener with the tools necessary to act and dissent. Production from Jake One, Vitamin D, Medium Zach, Benzilla, DJ Todda, King Karnov, and Proh Mic drives the entire album, as well a guest feature from RSE labelmate Brother Ali. It comes in strong and never slows or wavers as it takes to the listeners ear and marches them to the end. This is an album that ultimately solidifies I Self's position as a leader -- not only in his own social community but that of the music community.


1. Intro
2. Hold On
3. Cycles
4. Power
5. The Origin Of Urban Crisis
6. Conditioned
7. Living Under Siege
8. Exist To Remain
9. Cold Anger (Know Ya Rights)
10. Stuck
11. To Be Needed
12. The World As It Is
13. As It Can Be
14. Self Awareness Part 1, 2, & 3

The official release party is on Friday, May 4th at 7th St. Entry and features I Rule, MaLLY, Audio Perm, and DJs Jimmy 2 Times & Just 9. Tickets are available now at Fifth Element, The Depot, and eTix. RSVP on Facebook.

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