Hear Open Mike Eagle’s personal new LP, ‘Anime, Trauma and Divorce’

With features from Kari Faux, Little A$e and more.

Open Mike Eagle has released Anime, Trauma and Divorce, his first solo full-length in three years.

On the 12-track record, OME opens up about and reflects upon his life, on everything from career setbacks to the end of his marriage. In a press statement, the Chicago native revealed it was his therapist who encouraged him to channel his emotions into music.

“Before the world went to shit I was already in the middle of a few personal [crises],” he said. “Shit had gone haywire personally and professionally and my therapist had to remind me that I have an outlet to process some of my shit in rap music. So, I made a bunch of painful rap songs and [producer] Jacknife Lee was kind enough to help me make good music out of them. Maybe it can help other people too. It probably won’t but maybe.”

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Besides Jacknife Lee, the album also features production by frequent collaborators such as Gold Panda and Caleb Stone. The LP also includes assists from Video Dave, Kari Faux and Little A$e, as well as previously released songs like “Death Parade.”

Listen to Anime, Trauma and Divorce below:

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