After much speculation, N.E.R.D. has finally confirmed the release date for their new album No_One Ever Really Dies. Taking to Instagram on Wednesday, frontman Pharrell revealed the album will drop December 15.
In addition, it seems Pharrell may have unveiled the album artwork, a photograph of a mouth with tinfoil grills, with the album title text overlaid on the tongue.
N.E.R.D. originally debuted the album at ComplexCon. Before then, they dropped lead single “Lemon” featuring a rapping Rihanna. The full-length is also set to feature two tracks with Kendrick Lamar, and guest artists Gucci Mane, Wale, Future, and more, as you can see in the tracklist below.
‘No_One Ever Really Dies’ Tracklist
01. "Everybody Hurts" 02. "Lemon" ft. Rihanna 03. "Voíla" ft. Wale and Gucci Mane 04. "1000" f.t Future 05. "Don't Don't Do It" ft. Kendrick Lamar 06. "Kites" ft. M.I.A. and Kendrick Lamar 07. "ESP" 08. "Lightning Fire Magic Prayer" 09. 'Rollinem 7s" ft. Andre 3000 10. "Lifting" you ft. Ed Sheeran 11. "Secret Life Of Tigers"
Stay tuned for more updates on No_One Ever Really Dies. In the meantime, check out our list of N.E.R.D.'s 10 best songs here and revisit “Lemon” featuring Rihanna below.
In other music news, check out SZA's stripped-back new music video for her 'Ctrl' track "Go Gina" right here.