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LR Hip-Hop Ambassador Big Piph Releases ‘Final’ Album, Embarks on New Global Work

Little Rock hip-hop artist Big Piph released his fifth and what he says is his final studio album, “Celebrate,” on Thursday, July 20. Piph, the acclaimed central Arkansas emcee, ambassador, and prolific hip-hop standout, said in an interview with ShindigMusic! this week that he’d had no desire to release new material, but ideas for “Celebrate,” which features two excellent singles “Celebrate” and “Anarchy,” kept coming to him, so he decided to follow through with one final record. “I wasn’t planning on making this,” he said. “I wasn’t in that mindset, and I had no goal to do it. I was thinking (his fourth album ‘I Am Not Them: The Legacy Project’) might be it, that might be my last one and just not say anything (laughs). But I started writing, started making some new stuff and decided to do it.” About Big Piph’s new album and his positive messages From a musical standpoint, “Celebrate” is a more straightforward hip-hop record – with layered sounds and lyrical themes – which is a departure from the live-in-studio music that accompanied 2016’s “I...