Phonte is back to remind everyone who’s “your OGs OG.” After making the surprise announcement just a couple days ago, the legendary North Carolina lyricist has released his new solo album, No News Is Good News, which serves as the long-awaited follow up to 2011’s Charity Starts at Home. Clocking in at a concise 10 tracks (“I make music for people with shit to do,” he jokes), the project features guest spots from Freddie Gibbs and Eric Roberson. Like 4:44, No News Is Good News is a mature rap album that feels anything but lethargic, especially when it comes to the bars.

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