Over the past decade, the legendary Masta Ace has pumped out a handful of projects alongside his eMC clique. Now, after celebrating the 25th anniversary of his debut project, Take A Look Around, last year, the Brooklyn native is planning his first solo project in 12 years: The Falling Season.
Like his previous releases (Disposable Arts, A Long Hot Summer), The Falling Season is a conceptual work that follows Ace through his high school years (’80-84) at Sheepshead Bay High. Taking on his experiences with “the football team and the divergent paths him and his peers take,” according to a press release.
The Falling Season will land at 24 tracks, with features from Your Old Droog, AG, Chuck D, Wordsworth and many more.
1. Summer’s End (skit)
2. 3000 Ave X f. Your Old Droog
3. Welcome To The Bay (skit)
4. Young Black Intelligent (Y.B.I.) f. Pav Bundy And Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
5. Me & AG f. AG
6. Team Tryouts (skit)
7. Labyrinth (Frankie Beverly) f. Lt
8. Mr Bus Driver f. Nikky Bourbon
9. Mothers Regret f. Queen Herawin
10. Math Class (skit)
12. Coach’s Speech (skit)
13. Say Goodbye f. Wordsworth, Pav Bundy
14. Bang Bang f. Cormega, Beej Gordy Brooks
15. Hall Pass (skit)
16. Juanita Estefan f. Stricklin
17. Battle Talk (skit)
18. High School Shit f. Torae
19. Nana feat. Deion
20. Total Recall f. World Famous Supreme Team
21. Outroduction (skit)
23. Story of Me f. Pearl Gates, Denez Prigent