Blu and Exile Set To Drop “In The Beginning: Before The Heavens” This Month

by Raheem Karim
Blu and Exile

Blu and Exile

The Dynamic Duo Blu and Exile To Release 14 Tracks From The Original 2007 Sessions

Blu and Exile are underground hip hop royalty. The California duo have reunited to release 14 tracks from the original 2007 sessions. The album In the Beginning: Before the Heavens contains previously heard songs and unreleased gems – the best of the best chosen from over 40 songs in the vault.  The album is set to drop October 20, 2017

In 2007, Blu and Exile released their debut album, Below the Heavens, which was described by XXL as “one of 2007’s most celebrated hip-hop releases”

Blu has been putting down for a minute in the game.  He has been featured on over 200 songs that have been officially released. He has collaborated with many hip hop heavyweights and producers such as Just Blaze, Pharrell, The Roots, Pete Rock, Megahertz, J Dilla, Alchemist, Nottz, The 45 King, Diamond D, Large Professor, Sa Ra Creative Partners, Flying Lotus, L’Orange and many others. He has collaborated on songs with KRS One, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Slum Village, Lupe Fiasco, Evidence, RBX, Planet Asia, Inspectah Deck, Homeboy Sandman, Asher Roth, Grouch & Eligh, Will I Am, Roc Marciano, Ras Kass, Jurassic 5, MC Eiht, Kool Keith, Statik Selektah, Danny Brown, Black Milk, Masta Ace, SA-RA, Theophilous London, J*Davey, Anderson Paak, Miguel and many others.


Producer Exile and occasional rapper made his mark as a member of the musical groups, Emanon alongside Aloe Blacc.  Exile has released three solo albums  Dirty Science (2006),  Radio in 2009 and 4TRK Mind in 2011.

Blu and Exile has built strong legion of international fans in London, Tokyo, Paris, Berlin, Toronto, Zurich, Melbourne, Moscow, South America and South Africa.

Hip hop needs to those classic soulful beats and flows that this duo is known for right now.

Be sure to support the album by making a purchase at  You can also pre-order before the October 20th release date.  For your listening pleasure you can stream two singles from the album below.

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