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After weeks of teasing, N.E.R.D's new album No_One Ever Really Dies has arrived.
Their first full-length since 2010's Nothing, it was released Thursday night on digital streaming platforms, officially out on Friday. It includes previously released tracks "Lemon," featuring Rihanna; "1000," featuring Future; and "Don't Don't Do It!," featuring Kendrick Lamar, with an intro co-written by Frank Ocean.
While Pharrell has arguably been rather "Happy" in recent years, this new record focuses on some heavy material, a reaction to so much of the turmoil in America right now, including the numerous shootings of unarmed black men, the election of Donald Trump and the 71-year-old White House occupant's campaign to divide the country.
In addition the aforementioned collaborations, the album also features guest spots from André 3000, M.I.A., Wale, Gucci Mane and Ed Sheeran.
Hear No_One Ever Really Dies below.