Young Thug showcases ‘Punk’ songs in NPR ‘Tiny Desk’ set

The rapper was backed by a live band, with a surprise appearance from Travis Barker.

Young Thug has previewed his new album Punk in a set for NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert series.

Backed by a live band, the rapper performed a set of consisting entirely of new songs in front of the gardens of the Houdini Estate in Los Angeles. Thugger performed “Die Slow,” “Dropping Jewels,” “Hate the Game,” “Tick Tock,” and the Travis Barker-assisted “Ski,” all expected to appear on his upcoming sophomore album Punk. The LP will drop October 15 and serve as the follow-up to the rapper’s 2019 debut studio album So Much Fun.

Earlier this year, Thug collaborated with the likes of Belly, IDK, and Cordae on singles. The rapper also linked up with his brother Unfoonk for “Real” as part of his label Young Stoner Life Records’ Slime Language 2 compilation.

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