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Chicago emcee Towkio has released an incredible new single called "Swim."

The new track, perhaps his most ambitious, sees Towkio fusing strings and a backing choir with his fiery lyrics, serving as the third preview of his upcoming album World Wide .Wav, which is expected soon from American Recordings/Republic Records.

"Swim," which premiered first on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show, was recorded earlier this year at Rick Rubin's famous Shangri-La studio in Malibu. It is accompanied by  a performance art lyric video.

Hear the song below, followed by Towkio's tour dates, a number of which are with Aminé.

Towkio's tour schedule:
10/10 — Denver, CO — Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
10/12 — Minneapolis, MN — Cabooze
10/13 — Milwaukee, WI — The Rave II
10/15 — Cleveland, OH — Grog Shop
10/16 — Toronto, ON — The Opera House
10/17 — Detroit, MI — El Club
10/19 — Boston, MA — Paradise Rock Club
10/20 — New Haven, CT — Toads
10/21 — Ithaca, NY — Cornell U — Barton Hall
10/24 — New York, NY — Irving Plaza
10/25 — Philadelphia, PA — Theater of Living Arts
10/26 — Washington, DA — The Howard
10/27 — Carrboro, NC — Cat's Cradle
10/31 — Atlanta, GA — Masquerade-Heaven Stage
11/02 — Austin, TX — Emo's
11/03 — Dallas, TX — Trees
11/05 — Houston, TX — Warehouse
11/07 — Albuquerque, NM — Sunshine
11/08 — Phoenix, AZ — Club Red
11/10 — San Diego, CA — Observatory
11/11 — Santa Ana, CA — Observatory
11/13 — San Francisco, CA — Fillmore
11/14 — Santa Cruz, CA — Catalyst
11/16 — Los Angeles, CA — The Novo

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