Isaiah Rashad – “Smile”

Back in 2013, Tennessee rapper Isaiah Rashad signed to TDE and put out his impressive debut Cilvia Demos, and after a lengthy hibernation, he reemerged late last year with the somber new track “Nelly.” TDE doesn’t have a great track record with releasing albums in a timely fashion, but according to a recent tweet, Rashad’s new LP is on the way, and tonight, as MissInfo points out, another new song has surfaced. “Smile” flips a sample of Wanderlea’s “Lindo” into a syrupy, soulful groove, while Rashad raps about returning to his Chattanooga hometown and shares some harsh words for his baby mama. Listen.

Who knows when that album will be out, but hopefully sooner rather than later.