Watsky to Release New Album 'All You Can Do' on 8/12
With an already impressive summer ahead of him, Steel Wool Records recording artist Watsky announces his latest tongue-twistin', head bobbin' single "Whoa, Whoa, Whoa," arriving on June 10th from his forthcoming third studio album All You Can Do out August 12th.
"Whoa, Whoa, Whoa," which is co-produced by Anderson .Paak, Mister Carmack, Mikos da Gawd and Lo Def and written by Watsky, and pre-sale of the full-length album will be available on iTunes on June 10th.
The follow-up to Watsky's revered Cardboard Castles (2013) album, which shot to #1 on iTunes' hip-hop chart and #9 across all genres, finds the versatile lyricist collaborating with a stellar list of producers, including Mr. Carmack, and collaborating with artists like rock legend Stephen Stills, Dia Frampton, Lisa Vitale, plus many others!
Meanwhile as previously announced, Watsky will tour North America this summer with Vans Warped Tour and will make a special appearance in his hometown of San Francisco performing at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. North American tour dates attached.
Always looking to establish an honest connection with the listener, Watsky switches between silly and serious, technically complex and plainly heartfelt. He has woven a sidewinding career in which he has refused to be pigeonholed by past successes but has always attempted to stay true to the quirks that originally found him an audience.
For additional news and information on Watsky, please visit www.georgewatsky.com, and follow him on Facebook, Instagram (@GeorgeWatsky), Twitter (@gwatsky), YouTube, and join the online conversation with the hashtag #AllYouCanDo.
Watsky is a rapper, writer and performer from San Francisco now living in Los Angeles. In 2013, he released his second studio album Cardboard Castles under the Welk Music Group/Steel Wool/Universal label. Fed largely by positive word of mouth, the album charted on Billboard and shot to #1 on the iTunes hip-hop chart and #9 across all genres. It was later then supported by an international headlining tour, selling out venues in New York, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, London, Berlin, Copenhagen and more.
In addition to his musicality, Watsky is an award-winning poet. In 2006, he won the Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals and the Brave New Voices National Poetry Slam, and immediately following appeared on the final season of "Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry" on HBO.
After performing his spoken word act at hundreds of universities across the country and relocating to LA, he saw his fast rapping go viral online in 2011, leading to a skyrocketing online profile and two appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, as well being featured in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Pollstar, XXL and Billboard. Over the years, Watsky has amassed more than 200,000 Facebook fans, nearly 700,000 YouTube followers with more than 250 million total hits.