Listen to “Nolita,” a new track from Philly rapper Gilbere Forte (Pray releases next Tuesday)


ForteBack in March, native Philadelphian Gilbere Forte inked a deal with Epic Records after a long while of bouncing between Philly and L.A. pursuing his hiphop career. Today, we get a taste of his forthcoming record in the new single “Nolita.” Like the title track “Pray,” it’s a hugely sophisticated leap forward from his buzz-making early mixtapes. Moody, mysterious and based around a melodious Active Child sample, it’s a stunning opening statement from Forte, making us pretty psyched for the entire Pray LP (out on May 15th) . Listen to it below, and find out more at Forte’s website.

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  • SMH

    The song is called Nolita.

    • Bruce Warren

      Sorry about that. We corrected it.

    • John Vettese

      OOPS! Sorry, SMH.