Another member of Chicago's Save Money crew is poised to make a move to the big time.
Following the success of Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa, Towkio (formerly Towkio Shawn) is ready for his close-up. On Thursday, Towkio announced the impending release of his debut album.
The project, titled WWW., will come out on Feb. 16. To help build anticipation, the rapper released a new song and accompanying video, "Symphony" featuring Teddy Jackson. You can check it out above.
WWW. will be released on Rick Rubin's American Recordings label in partnership with Republic. Towkio is the first rapper Rubin has signed in more than 20 years, and the album was recorded at the famed producer's iconic Shangri-La studio in Malibu.
The project was executive produced by Norwegian producer Lido with additional production from Knox Fortune, Peter Cottontale, Nico Segal, Carter Lang, and Nate Fox.