Boots Riley’s debut film Sorry To Bother You hits theaters on Friday (July 6) but that’s not his only project on the way. The Coup frontman has announced his group will release a soundtrack for the movie in the near future.
“The Coup has ‘The Soundtrack to Sorry To Bother You’ (which is different than the 2012 album of the same name) dropping very soon,” Riley wrote on Twitter. “All new songs. It features collaborations w @JanelleMonae, @KillerMike, @E40, @tuneyards, @lakeithlakeith, and @JolieHolland.”
The Oakland-based group’s 2012 album Sorry To Bother You was their last LP.
Riley’s directorial debut has received quite a bit of buzz ahead of its release. The film has a 95 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes as of Monday (July 2).
Check out the trailer for Sorry To Bother You starring Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield below.