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Ken Carson Evokes Chaos In Brooklyn: Spotify Hosts The "A Great Chaos" Album Release Party - OUT NOW

Updated: Oct 17, 2023

Ken Carson has returned with his latest album, A Great Chaos, available today, October 13th, across all streaming platforms. The highly-anticipated album includes 18 tracks with only two features from artists Lil Uzi Vert and Destroy Lonely. The 45-minute mixtape is the fourth release from Ken Carson and already stands at #5 on Apple Music’s Top Charts today.

Kenyatta Frazier, known professionally by his stage persona Ken Carson, is an American singer, rapper, and record producer signed under renowned artist Playboi Carti's record label, Opium. Beginning in 2015, Carson initially signed with 808 Mafia and began working with record producer TM88 to eventually release his first tracks on Soundcloud in 2017. Carson’s first releases gained widespread recognition in the underground rap scene relatively quickly. It wasn’t long after his start in the scene that Carson was discovered by fellow Atlanta rapper, Playboi Carti, in 2019. Soon after, Ken Carson received a record deal with Opium Records where he released two extended plays in 2020, Boy Barbie and Teen X. In 2021, Carson released his debut album entitled Project X, and a year later released his second studio album X under Opium. Carson’s second studio album really was the jump start to his career, scoring him a spot on Billboard’s Top 200 Charts and securing his place as a big-name artist in the trap scene. As of October 13th, 2023, Ken Carson has released his third studio album, A Great Chaos, and, within a few hours, has found a home on top charts for most album streams across platforms.

A Great Chaos is the third full-length project from rapper Ken Carson, released October 13th, 2023 through Opium and Interscope Records. The album is a continuation of Carson's previous projects X and Lost Files 4. The 18-song tracklist only contains two features from American rapper Lil Uzi Vert and labelmate Destroy Lonely. The project's production was handled by frequent Carson collaborators F1lthy, Lil 99, and TM88, among others, who have been working with Carson since the beginning of his career. The authenticity of Carson's music is maintained throughout this album as his unique stylistic approach evolves song after song. The album's lead single "I Need U" dropped to the public on February 14th as the first album teaser and single-handedly supported A Great Chaos. In early June, Carson announced the original release date for A Great Chaos alongside the official tracklist and a teaser for a new song, however, the original tracklist was partially abandoned and the teaser song was never actually released until eventually the album was postponed to October 13th for reasons out of Carson's control. Although this caused an upheaval from the die-hard Ken Carson fans impatiently awaiting the album, the anticipation for A Great Chaos only intensified, and the news had everyone talking about A Great Chaos and Ken Carson months before the release actually dropped to the public. This is all to say, A Great Chaos is easily one of the most anticipated albums of this year and fans cannot get enough of the 18-song tracklist release. Listen to the album on Spotify below and let us know your favorite song under the article!

Ken Carson took over Silo in Williamsburg, Brooklyn last night on October 12th, 2023 with sponsorship from Spotify to celebrate the release of A Great Chaos. Carson performed a full run-through of the album, from start to finish, for the first time ever in Brooklyn with the ability to tune in over livestream as well. Free tickets to the event were marketed a day before the actual release party and sold out within seconds. For those who missed out on tickets or couldn't make it out to Brooklyn, the performance was further live-streamed on Carson's platforms, free of charge. Ken Carson additionally brought along special guests to perform with him including Destroy Lonely and Playboi Carti. Overall, the album release party had a phenomenal turnout, generating a line that spanned multiple blocks before the doors had even opened, with people unable to get tickets lingering outside the venue to hear the music nonetheless. Ken Carson has attracted an extremely loyal fanbase who goes hard for everything he does. Fans knocked down the barricades to be as close as possible, snuck in without tickets, and left early to swarm the exits in search of Carson. It is safe to say Ken Carson is the next big name in the rap industry and is one you should definitely keep your eye on moving forward. A Great Chaos is only the start of many more successful album releases to come for Ken Carson so make sure to keep up with the artist below and snag tickets to his upcoming shows alongside labelmates Playboi Carti and Destory Lonely.


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