Today, critically acclaimed rapper and songwriter/producer Belly is excited to announce his latest mixtape, an arresting 11-track body of work entitled InZombia. The mixtape is set for release at all digital partners on Friday, November 11 via Roc Nation. The project is executive produced by DannyBoyStyles, Ben Billions and Belly. Along with the announcement, Belly has shared the project’s first two songs, “The Day I Met You” and “Consuela” featuring Young Thug. Both tracks are available to stream via Billboard.com. “Consuela” was given a global premiere earlier in the day as Zane Lowe’s World Record, and played on Beats 1 Radio earlier today.
InZombia is a dark and moody rap conglomerate that highlights Belly’s playful and artistic lyricism, his detailed attention to production and musical arrangements, solidifying him as one of rap’s most culturally inclined and influential figures. In describing the project to Billboard, Belly calls InZombia “a collection of moments from the darkest place I’ve ever known.”
Earlier today on Zane Lowe, Belly spoke of the project by saying, “In this music thing, a lot of people don’t understand that there’s personal things that are going on, too. Although this was my biggest year musically, a lot of crazy things happened to me and I felt like I needed a whole body of work to just get it out there and explain my feelings and my side of the story.”
InZombia offers features from some of music’s most notable MC’s including Future, Young Thug, Jadakiss, Ty Dolla $ign, songstress Ashanti and Nav. Belly enlists a team of production heavyweights and newcomers for InZombia including DannyBoyStyles,Ben Billions, Velous, The ANMLS and more. InZombia comes fresh off the heels of a slew of buzzed-about releases including 2015’s Up For Days and Another Day In Paradise, which was released earlier this year, all leading up to Belly’s highly anticipated Roc Nation studio album debut in early 2017.
Official InZombia Track List:
1. “DIE ALONE” (produced by DANNYBOYSTYLES & DAHEALA) 2. “THE DAY I MET YOU” (produced by VELOUS & DANNYBOYSTYLES) 3. “TRAP PHONE” Ft. Jadakiss (produced by INFAMOUS) 4. “FROZEN WATER” Ft. Future (produced by THE ANMLS & BEN BILLIONS) 5. “RE UP” Ft. Nav (produced by NAV) 6. “CONSUELA” FT. Young Thug & Zack (produced by DANNYBOYSTYLES & BELLY) 7. “OUTKAST” Ft. Ty Dolla $ign (produced by BEN BILLIONS) 8. “HOLLYWOOD INTERLUDE” (produced by DANNYBOYSTYLES, THE ANMLS, BELLY) 9. “SEVEN DAY LOVE” Ft. Ashanti (produced by INFAMOUS, BEN BILLIONS & BELLY) 10. ACTIN DIFFERENT” (produced by VELOUS & DANNYBOYSTYLES) 11. “CAN’T FEEL A THING” (produced by THE ANMLS & DANNYBOYSTYLES)
Over the past several years, Belly has quickly made a name for himself as one of the most exciting and promising rising artists, both behind the mixing console and on the stage. His music has earned him acclaim across the board, with attention from the likes of Complex, The FADER, XXL, Noisey, Billboard, Mass Appeal and more. With a catalogue full of cerebral, gritty music, Belly has also earned chart success. Belly’s 2016 RIAA Gold-certified single “Might Not” (featuring The Weeknd), off of 2015’s Up For Days, spent a month atop the Rhythmic Radio charts on Billboard, further propelling Belly into the American music landscape. His acclaimed projects also include fan-favorite songs like “Ballerina” and “You” featuring Kehlani.
Belly is also a highly decorated songwriter and producer. Recently, Belly co-authored Beyonce’s “6 Inch” featuring The Weeknd, which is taken from the acclaimed visual album Lemonade. Belly was recently awarded the “Songwriter of the Year” award at the 2016 SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) Awards for his significant contribution to popular music over the past year. The OSCAR-nominated and GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter has worked with artist like The Weeknd, Lil Wayne, Future, Travis Scott, Kehlani, Ariana Grande, Young Thug, Juicy J, French Montana, Ty Dolla $ign and BANKS; But it is Belly’s own vivid and poetic lyricism, dynamic melodic expertise and stark production work that has earned all of his accolades. InZombia is yet again another display that Belly is on his way to taking the industry by storm. This is just the start.