Backxwash has just released her new album, His Happiness Shall Come First Even Though We Are Suffering. It’s one of our most anticipated albums of the fall, and now that it’s finally here, it’s sure to be on repeat for Halloween. The album features guest appearances from Pupil Slicer, Morgan-Paige, Sadistik and Ghais Guevara, and it completes a trilogy of albums that began with began with 2020’s God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It. It’s an intense, visceral and cacophonous set of songs, deeply personal and harrowing but also quite thrilling, offering a reminder of why Backxwash is one of the most vital artists in experimental hip-hop today. Hear it below.
His Happiness Shall Come First Even Though We Are Suffering follows 2021’s I Lie Here Buried With My Rings and My Dresses.