Shame Gang Drops New Album ‘Better Late Than Never’ with Smoke DZA, Lute, Skyzoo, And More


On the heels of his performance at Dreamville Fest’s kickoff event Goldmouf GarageShame Gang releases his new album Better Late Than Never today (4/7). Available on all major digital streaming platforms via Manifest Destiny/Roc Nation’s Equity Distribution, the album serves as Shame’s third full-length album, following his lauded 2021 sophomore effort No Safe Haven. The album’s narrative is based on Shame’s everyday life as a professional car mechanic who struggles to make it to his job on time while working to support his budding rap career. It’s a story of humility with tales of profound loss (“I Survive”), romance (“Save You”), self-reflection (“Reasons”), and other universal themes dressed in a range of hard-hitting beats, sharp flows, and nimble cadences.

I feel like this album is my official arrival to who I want to be on this rap journey, and the sound I want to continue to enhance. I’ve finally arrived and it took some time but I’m finally here. I hope listeners will take away [from this album] that you don’t have to make up a fake story about your life just so it sounds good on records or it’s a trend. Just be yourself and tell your story and everything else will come in time.” – Shame Gang

Featuring the single “Get It Started“, Better Late Than Never‘s guests include SkyzooSmoke DZA, Dreamville’s LuteLittle Brother‘s Rapper Big PoohOswin Benjamin, and more.

Stream/purchase Better Late Than Never here.

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