Mac Miller has unveiled details about his forthcoming album. He announced The Divine Feminine during an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio on Thursday. The album will be released in the fall and he also premiered the first single “Dang!” during the show, which features Anderson .Paak.
Miller’s fourth studio album will include features with Kendrick Lamar, Cee-Lo, Robert Glasper and others. “It was actually a concept that was told to me about just the energy of the world being a female energy, the energy of the planet,” Miller said of of the album’s title during his interview with Lowe. “And just kind of like how that mirrors the soul of a woman, and you know, like Mother Earth and falling in love with the universe.”
On The Divine Feminine‘s first single, “Dang!,” the rapper is in a more crooning, reflective mode as he sings of the allure and confusion that comes with a relationship over a smooth funk groove. “It’s an album that’s all about the journey that is love,” he told Lowe and the vibe of the first single fits into that concept. He also revealed that the album initially began as an EP, but he found that as he got deeper into the material, he had to further “shed light on the topic.”
The Divine Feminine is the follow-up to 2015’s GO:OD AM. It will be released on September 16th via Warner Brothers.