Taking to Instagram, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie announces "Artist 2.0 Deluxe Edition," set to arrive on June 19th
Deluxe Editions have always been around, but never have they been quite so prevalent as they are today. And while the releases of yore tended to feature three or four new tracks, these days Deluxe Editions have become full-fledged albums. Albums that artists have occasionally touted as superior to the original version, leaving us wondering -- why didn't they just release the Deluxe first? In any case, fans are arguably benefitting from the trend, receiving twice the music, even if it can feel slightly rushed.
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Now, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has taken to Instagram to announce Artist 2.0 Deluxe Edition (does that technically make it Artist 2.0 2.0?), penning a lengthy dedication to his loyal fanbase. "To the best fans in the world: Thanks for being patient and always supporting everything I do," he begins. "It took a while to bring you this Deluxe because I wanted to make sure it dropped at a time that felt right."
Confirming that the album will be arriving on June 19th, A Boogie also revealed that he'd be doing his part to help the young people of his community. "I am donating $100k worth of tablets/laptops to my old elementary school, PS 126, in the Bronx, so that they can do their remote learning in the safest way," he continues. "With everything going on in the world, I believe it's important to invest in the youth because by doing so, we are investing in a better future. I can’t wait to see y’all soon but until then, stay safe and take care of each other!"
Check out the album cover and announcement below, and look for Artist 2.0 Deluxe to drop on June 19th.