“Lil Zay Osama is part of an emerging wave of MCs changing Chicago rap” – CHICAGO READER
Today, Chicago’s rising star, Lil Zay Osama released his highly anticipated new project, Trench Baby 2 via Warner Records. The 13-track body of work features guest appearances from Est Gee, Benny The Butcher, Luh Kel, Sean Kingston, and Mook6340. The project’s ferocity – heard on previously released singles “Danny Block,” “If It’s War” and “Roll Up Hot,” – is underscored by the sense of urgency in Zay’s delivery. Trench Baby 2 is available everywhere now.
The night of the project’s release, Zay is set to embark on a 12-date run supporting G Herbo’s Monster Energy Outbreak Tour beginning at The Met in Philadelphia (full list of dates listed below).
In February of this year, Lil Zay Osama released his acclaimed mixtape Trench Baby as well as the follow-up deluxe edition, which included an array of street hits from “Rumors,” “Ride for Me” (with Jackboy)” to fan-anthems “61st to 64th,” and “We’ll Be Straight.” A gifted storyteller and melodic virtuoso, Lil Zay Osama is able to maneuver between different moods from drill to trap ballads, earning him the praise of XXL, Pitchfork,
HipHopDX, Complex and more. To date, Lil Zay Osama has accumulated more than 200 million streams. WithTrench Baby 2, he’s poised to continue his trajectory to superstardom.
November 12 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
November 20 – Washington, D.C. – Fillmore
November 22 – Clevland, OH – House Of Blues
November 24 – Chicago, IL – The Riviera
November 27 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
November 30 – Little Rock, AR – Little Rock Music Hall
December 1 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City
December 4 – Elizabeth, NJ – Ritz Theatre
December 5 – Boston, MA – Big Night Live
December 17 San Francisco, CA – August Hall
December 19 – San Diego, CA – House Of Blue
December 20 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory