The modern age of music has brought along quite a few welcome advancements, such as virtual reality music videos and streaming services that grant you access to a world of musical possibilities for one low monthly price.
But the fight for subscribers has created a war over streaming rights fought with licenses and exclusive releases that sometimes leave fans in the dark. For example, I’ve written countless strongly worded letters to the offices of Spotify in an attempt to get three of my favorite projects finally added to the streaming platform. For the record, those three elusive projects were Future’s Purple Reign (and Monster for that matter, but mainly just for “Codeine Crazy”), Travis Scott’s Days Before Rodeo, and Curren$y’s iconic smoking album, Pilot Talk.
In mid-June, my wish finally came true for one of my white whale classics, as Spitta resolved his long-fought battle over the rights to his pivotal set of work and finally delivered on his promise to provide all three iterations of the series to fans, no matter their streaming orientation.
To honor the digital freedom of his most celebrated work, Curren$y announced the Pilot Talk Trilogy Tour, a…