(May 3, 2018) Royce 5’9″ releases the incredible visual for the track “Caterpillar,” featuring Eminem, today. “Although the two lyrical powerhouses have collaborated frequently, this marks the first time that Eminem has provided a verse for one of Royce’s solo albums. Additionally, a version of “Caterpillar’ featuring Logic will be included as a bonus track on Book of Ryan.
WATCH “CATERPILLAR” VIDEO FEAT. EMINEM HERE
“Caterpillar” is featured on the Royce’s highly-anticipated and most personal album yet, Book of Ryan, which it out tomorrow May 4, (Entertainment One/Heaven Studios, Inc.). In addition, a version of “Caterpillar’ featuring Logic will be included as a bonus track on “Book of Ryan” Pre-orders for the album are available now with the gratis songs, “Dumb,”and “Stay Woke” available immediately for download.
Book of Ryan is the seventh solo studio project from the grinding rhyme visionary born Ryan Montgomery, and is a work that defies well-worn, grizzled veteran rap clichés. Royce wrote more than 60 songs for the album, For Royce, it’s all about the journey. “I just want the fans to hear my evolution as an artist as well as me as a man and learn from my mistakes,” he says. “I think they got a little bit of that with Layers, but Book of Ryan is me letting it all out.”
WATCH “BOBLO BOAT” VIDEO FEATURING AND DIRECTED BY J COLE HERE
No other rapper from Detroit has been as prolific as Royce when it comes to releasing music. In addition to his solo releases, over the span of his career, Royce has collaborated with long-time friend Eminem as a member of Bad Meets Evil on the release of the Hell: The Sequel, released two albums as a member of the lyrical assassins known as Slaughterhouse (with Joe Budden, King Crooked, and Joell Ortiz) and two releases with the lauded producer and DJ, DJ Premier as a member of PRhyme. Their latest release of PRhyme 2 was released to critical acclaim with the two going on tour starting May30, 2018.
Find Full Track Listing for Book of Ryan Below:
3 My Parallel (Skit)
4 Caterpillar featuring King Green & Eminem
5 God Speed featuring Ashley Sorrell
6 Dumb featuring Bookie
7 Who Are You (Skit)
9 Life Is Fair
10 Boblo Boat featuring J. Cole
12 Summer On Lock featuring Pusha T, Jadakiss, & Fabolous
13 Amazing featuring Melanie Rutherford
14 Outside featuring Marsha Ambrosius & Robert Glasper
16 Protecting Ryan (Skit)
17 Strong Friend
19 Stay Woke featuring Ashley Sorrell
20 First of the Month featuring T. Pain & Chavis Chandler
Catch Royce 5’9” and DJ Premiere as they embark on the PRhyme 2 tour via the following dates:
PRhyme 2 Tour Dates: 5-30-18– Philadelphia, PA (TLA) 5-31-18– Boston, MA (Paradise) 6-2-18– Washington, DC (Howard Theater) 6-5-18– New York, NY (Highline) 6-7-18– Detroit, MI (St. Andrews) 6-14-18– San Francisco, CA (Slims) 6-15-18– Los Angeles, CA (El Rey)