Fly Anakin’s debut studio album Frank is out now, and draws influence from the classic R&B and Soul his dad played him as a child, showcasing a gift for songwriting alongside the breathless raps he’s known for.

Recorded at the same time as FlySiifu’s, it features Pink Siifu on the DJ Harrison produced ‘Black Be The Source’, as well as link ups with another Richmond hero and Anakin mentor Nickelus F, and fellow Mutant Academicians Big Kahuna OG and Henny L.O..

Beats by Madlib, Evidence, Jay Versace, DJ Harrison, Ohbliv, Foisey, THERAVADA, Graymatter and Like of Pac Div.

“‘Frank’ is the perfect introduction to the thrilling mind of one of rap’s brightest” – Paste

Fly Anakin is a rapper from Richmond, Virginia, who was described by Madlib as “one of the illest MCs”. He’s co-founder of the Richmond rap collective Mutant Academy.

“The raps are skillful, filled with multisyllabic rhyme schemes that are as mesmerizing as a perfectly executed crossover” – Pitchfork