Stop the presses — two of music’s most legendary groovers are collaborating.
In an surprising Instagram publish from Bruno Mars — who has been comparatively quiet on the brand new music entrance since he won Album Of The Year at the 2018 Grammys — revealed that he and Anderson .Paak have teamed up for what is certain to be one of many funkiest supergroups round. Dubbing themselves Silk Sonic, Mars shared that the 2 have already made an entire album’s value of fabric collectively, and the primary new music will likely be dropping subsequent week, March 5.
“We locked in and made an album,” Bruno wrote on Instagram. The band’s known as Silk Sonic. First music drops subsequent Friday 3/5.”
This isn’t the primary time .Paak has labored with one other artist for a complete album. His undertaking NxWorries is a supergroup with LA legend Knxwledge, and their 2016 album Yes Lawd! continues to be a fan-favorite. Bruno isn’t a stranger to working with different large names, he infamously pulled Cardi B onto “Finesse” on the peak of her ascendance, and has labored with The Police (!) already. But he hasn’t gone so far as to create a complete album with one other artist, so will probably be fascinating to see how this performs out. In the meantime, verify in subsequent Friday to get the primary style of Silk Sonic.
Bruno Mars is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an unbiased subsidiary of Warner Music Group.