Lil Yachty Ready to Get Going With New Album ‘Let’s Start Here’ - Rolling Stone

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Rapper's archetypal due solo medium successful 3 years volition get by the extremity of January

Lil Yachty performing successful October 2022. Prince Williams/Wireimage/Getty

Lil Yachty appears acceptable to merchandise his archetypal caller medium successful 3 years aboriginal this month. 

On societal media Tuesday, Jan. 17, the rapper shared what was ostensibly the weird-as-hell screen creation for his adjacent LP — a surreal representation of a radical of besuited adults sporting immoderate deranged smiles — on with the rubric and merchandise date: Let’s Start Here out Jan. 27. 

Lil Yachty past cryptically added, “Chapter 2,” earlier thanking fans “for the patience.”

Let’s Start Here marks Lil Yachty’s archetypal solo medium since 2020’s Lil Boat 3. It besides follows his 2021 mixtape, Michigan Boy Boat, which featured collaborations with assorted artists passim Michigan’s immense rap scene. Beyond that, Yachty has mostly stayed engaged with features implicit the past fewer years, releasing conscionable one solo single successful 2022 — the instantly-viral, and incredibly short, “Poland.” 


In an interview with Rolling Stone in 2021, Yachty talked a spot astir wherever his caput was astatine musically and the sounds helium was funny successful exploring connected aboriginal projects. One unexpected influence: modern psychedelic rock.

“I met Andrew from MGMT, and I’ve been talking to a clump of people. I met Kevin Parker [of Tame Impala], I’ve been talking to him. It’s conscionable inspiring,” helium said. “I got a clump of broadside projects I’m going to driblet earlier my adjacent album. But what I’m trying to bash connected my adjacent album, I’m trying to truly instrumentality it determination sonically.”

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