Bryson Tiller has given us a fair share of memorable records and his upcoming Serenity album is shaping up to be another.
The R&B crooner was on Twitch over the weekend where he revealed details about the upcoming album. It’s the same project that he was working on back in 2017 before putting the album on hold to deal with his personal life. Well, actually it’s not quite the same album.
Tiller revealed that the album has grown into a three-part project featuring Rap, R&B, and Pop records.
“I realized how much f****** music that I had for Serenity, all this different sh*t,” he said on Twitch. “So Serenity is now not one album, but it’s three albums. It’s three volumes. One is a rap album, one is an R&B album and then one is a pop album.” He also shared that the album’s fate lies in the hands of his label, RCA Records. “Until I figure out the sh*t for my deal, with my label and all that sh*t, the business side, I can’t necessarily give that,” he said when discussing potential release dates. “That’s the only thing holding those projects back.”
That “Tiller” vibe is missed.
Our 2015 was anchored by the Trapsoul vibes of millennial love. We didn’t exactly know what to call it or how to categorize it, but Bryson Tiller found a way to speak for us all in detailed lyrical nature. At times it kind of felt like we all had the same experiences.
Since then, R&B has changed. Some would argue that the change really began when Tiller stepped onto the scene. He brought a soulful edge to the 808s that we love some much. It paved the way for other artists to take a more lyrical and hip-hop approach to R&B. We discovered a lot about ourselves at that intersection.
I hope that we’re in for more of the same with Serenity.