Atlanta’s Rome Fortune is excited to announce the release of his newest album, FREEktales, out this October 11th. Rome’s coined ‘hood funk’ genre from the new full length combines the worlds of rap, soul, funk and indie rock into something robustly unique but equally familiar and has gained nods from music’s finest, with the album featuring Toro Y Moi, Glass Animals, WolfGang Gartner & more. Today, Fortune has also shared the first single off the album, the instant dance-off “Ethan Hawke,” with a video filmed in his hometown. Pre-Order FREEktales HERE.HERE.
On the single and “hood funk,’ Fortune says, “I believe we’ve reached peak trap and the vibrations are shifting towards groove. How many times can we see the same festival set of “3..2..1…Jump!!” followed by water bottles being emptied into the crowd until we want something different. This single Ethan Hawke is just something I feel is needed in this landscape of music. I know it’s what I need at least.”